Frédéric SARDAIN




Frédéric Sardain leads the IP, Tech & Data practice group. He advises his French or foreign clients for complex digital projects (e-commerce, IT agreements, e-signature, cyber-security, platforms, digital contents) and as regards data protection (GDPR compliance program, external DPO, etc.).

He also has extensive experience in transactional IP (mergers, acquisitions, joint-ventures, partnerships) and in strategic litigation related to intellectual property (patents, trademarks, copyright).

Frédéric is the co-author, with Professor Philippe Gaudrat, of the first “Treatise on Digital Civil Law” (Larcier, 2015) and he is a lecturer at the Panthéon-Assas University (Paris II).

His peers have recognized him among the “Best Lawyers in France” in Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Media Law (Best Lawyers / Les Echos, 2018).

Significant experience

+ Advising a French listed company on its strategic intellectual property matters.

+ Advising a foreign State regarding the amendment of its legislation on internet service providers’ liability.

+ Litigating for a Spanish industrial group in a multi-jurisdictional patent infringement case.

+ Advising a banking group in an IT litigation.

+ Litigating for a French organizer of sporting events in a multi-jurisdictional trademark infringement case.

+ Litigating for a major e-commerce player in a trademark cancellation case.

+ Advising the French Ministry of Culture and Communication for copyright matters.

+ Advising a Canadian Company regarding the implementation of its transfers of personal data outside the European Union.

+ Numerous IP/IT due diligence operations.

Member of

+ Panelist (UDRP, URS, TM-PDDRP), Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Center (ADNDRC, Hong-Kong, Beijing, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur).

+ Panelist (, Arbitration Center for Internet Disputes (Czech Arbitration Court, Prague).


Ph.D. in Law