Selarl E. Michau    23, rue d'Artois 75008 Paris    Tel: (33 1) 53 - 93 - 71 - 93    Fax: (33 1) 24 - 25 - 05 - 99    E-mail:


Emmanuel MICHAU has been specialized in computer law since the old age of the industry (the 80′s).

Today his firm is one of the few specialized law firm in this field.

Cabinet Michau has obviously a large experience in advising, or negotiating contracts connected with software and IT Products and Services particularly in the following fields : legal protection, intellectual property, licensing, publishing, distribution, integration, maintenance outsourcing and externalization, security, data processing, fraud, liability, insurance, facilities management solutions, office services, competition, EDI, public procurement, OEM and VAR agreements, etc…

The firm has also developed a large Electronic Data Transmission practice such as in the area of database and Web hosting.

Needless to say the firm is handling litigation in this area of all types with a unique credential of success in criminal courts.

In particular, Cabinet Michau, provides a specific assistance to help with the contractual negotiation, advising, mediation, transaction, conciliation or assistance in contentious matters linked with the signing or the execution of national or international contracts: distribution, licensing, exemption, turnkey or contracts connected with research & development agreements, secrecy, transfers of technologies, security, intellectual property, liability, infringement (piracy), etc…

Cabinet Michau is one the leading European law firm for Databases. Our reputation is based on the expertise acquired in the following areas :

  • Protection of Databases made available on line, in Europe and Worldwide,
  • Procurement and exploitation of private and public data and databases,
  • Restriction imposed by privacy,
  • Regulation of personal data computer treatment and transborder flow,
  • Direct marketing and calling centers,
  • Cookies, profiling, data-mining,
  • Litigation in the area, including counterfeiting and piracy.

The firm also provides database development and security assistance as part of its IT practice.