Sophie Viaris de Lesegno joined Emmanuel Pierrat’s first law firm in 1997. They subsequently both co-founded Cabinet Pierrat law firm in January 2003.
As an experienced professional, Sophie Viaris holds an inter-companies mediation training certificate from the Paris Mediation and Arbitration Center (aka “Centre de Médiation et d’Arbitrage de Paris”).
She holds a Post Graduate Degree in Applied Intellectual Property Law from Paris II University, under the supervision of Professor Pierre Yves Gautier.
- Publishing Law, Book Law (Author’s Law, Copyright, Book Trade Regulations, Sales Promotion and Regulation…).
- Literary and Artistic Property in every areas of creation (design, audiovisual, music, fashion creations…).
- Computer law and Information Technology Law
- Industrial Property Law: Trademarks, Designs.
- Competition Law and Consumer Law.
- Passing-off and Unfair Competition.
Conferences / Seminars / Interventions
1st June 2017 : Intervention of Sophie Viaris of Lesegno at the Assas-University Conference, « Les Rendez-vous de 5 heures » , devoted to the ambivalence of sources of IP law (jurisprudence and legislation). The Conference will focus on cloud computing and remuneration for unavailable works and digital lending.
2013: Today’s Family for Dummies (First, September 2013), in collaboration with Emmanuel Pierrat and Julien Fournier
2010-2012: « Book Law » Course in the Profession of Publishing Postgraduate Program Master 2 (Paris X University – Publishing Professions Center of Saint-Cloud)
2005-2010: Communication Law Courses at the Communication and Human Resource Postgraduate Program Master 1 (Paris XIII University)
2008: Article The Law of the Market, in The Black Book of Censorship, Le Seuil
2007: Justice For Dummies, Editions First, in collaboration with Emmanuel Pierrat
2004-2005: Trainings on Publishing Contracts (IRPI)
2001-2003: Trainings on the Internet Law and Multimédia Law (CFPJ)
Spring 2001: Participation in the writing of the Permanent Guide Law and Internet, (Les Editions Législatives).
March 2001: Article The Book – Diffusion and Distribution Agreements (Legicom);
Jan. 2001: Multimédia Law Course, (IUP : Postgraduate Master in Publishing Products Communication and Marketing (Paris XIII University)
Jan. 2001: ‘Author’s Law applied to the Internet’: course for the Paris Journalists Training Center
Déc. 2000: Intervention in the ‘News in brief and Literature’ Seminar, at Boulogne-Billancourt’ multimedia Library.
Nov. 1999: Conference, Internet Law and Multimédia Law, Franche Comté’s Regional Book’s Centre.
August 1999: Article ‘Movies’ Photographies: Lightings and Adjustments (Légipresse).
Participation in the Fooding Guide 2010