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Sébastien Proust

Sébastien Proust

Of Counsel

Sébastien is an experienced of counsel in the IP/TMT practice, with a particular focus on Internet litigation, e-commerce law, personal data law and intellectual property.

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Experience

Sébastien assists and represents businesses in contentious cases in trademark, copyright,  unfair competition and commercial law matters, in the most complex situations relating to new internet and mobile services. 

He also has extensive experience in preliminary proceedings at the European Court of Justice. 

He also helps clients in contract engeneering and compliance of innovative projects with electronic commerce law, privacy and consumer law. 

Sébastien is a native French speaker and speaks English fluently.

Sébastien was recognised and recommended by Legal 500 EMEA 2016.

Sébastien has advised:

  • Google on a variety of IP rights issues, including major litigation matters (trademarks, copyrights, service provider liability and privacy) 
  • Youtube in several disputes with holders of copyrights or related rights over audio-visual content exchanged via the Youtube platform 
  • Twitter in an important dispute with a major French consumer organisation