Law of the digital 
and ICT 

Why rely on SCAN Avocats?

In an ultra-connected society, digital has become essential. Companies and individuals are confronted daily with complex issues that may require the intervention of a lawyer in digital and ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) law. Thus, SCAN Avocats fulfills its advisory and defense role with its clients in their digital activities.

Internet and e-commerce law

• Contractualization of client/provider relations (agency, SSII, technical intermediaries)

• Legal validation of economic models

• Contracts, GTS (General terms of Sale)/CGU (General Conditions of Use), legal notices

• Online advertising (referencing, positioning campaign, contract of mandate, management contract, purchase of space, image contract)

Internet and e-commerce law

Anti-piracy control

• Audit of clients’ rights

• Monitoring of rights on the internet, social networks, mobile applications and advertising agencies 

• Usage analysis, risk mapping and recommendations

• Notifications of illegal content to technical intermediaries (LCEN or DMCA type)

• Petitions and legal proceedings

Anti-piracy fight

Personal data

• Support for companies in the context of the processing of personal data, compliance with legislation (Data Protection law, GDPR)

• Drafting of compliance standards (processing register, confidentiality policies, cookies policies, impact studies, outsourcing contracts or amendments, etc.)

• Implementation of internal processes, assistance to the DPO (Data Protection Officer), BCR (Binding Corporate Rules)

• Drafting and review of contracts

• Legal advice on projects concerning personal data

• CNIL relations (regulation or litigation), assistance to inspections

Personal data


Audit and monitoring

• Analysis and evaluation of the company's brand image

• Assistance in the development of the communication policy for the company on the internet and on social networks

• Evaluation of reputational image damage and implementation of (extrajudicial and/or judicial) actions

• Naming charter (for internet and social networks)


Domain names

Availability and freedom to use searches

• Filing and management of all extensions (gTlds, ccTlds, newgTlds)

• Audit of clients’ rights

• Monitoring with analysis of results and recommendations (France, Europe, World) 

• Provision of an exclusive platform dedicated to the management of domain names

• Pre-litigation: notifications, formal notices and amicable recovery

• Litigations:
· ·- extrajudicial procedures (UDRP, SYRELI and similar) at the international level,
· ·- legal procedures

• Financial evaluation and transactions, valuation of domain names and of portfolios

• Strategy advice (naming charter, litigation grid, intra-group management, portfolio optimization and consolidation)

Domain names

IT law and contracts

• Contractual support for IT projects (customer/SSII relationship)

• Protection of digital assets (software, databases, applications)

• IT litigation

IT law and contracts

They trust SCAN Avocats

The firm has carried out domain name audits and drafted naming charters for major international groups in the agri-food and restaurant industries, also in the pharmaceutical and media sectors.

SCAN Avocats assisted a major IT school in the context of a CNIL public formal notice (withdrawal of the proceedings) and then of its compliance with the GDPR.

SCAN Avocats supports a major North American player in nutrition and well-being by defending its e-reputation in France.

Client access

SCAN Avocats reinvents the client relationship:
the firm has developed an application for the management of some types of files (domain names).

In addition, the firm provides its clients with a tool for consulting the portfolios.