Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie

Partner

Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie, a founding partner of FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE, has more than twenty-five years of experience in the negotiation and litigation of cases and in technology projects. His practice is mainly devoted to the information and communication technologies sectors.

His French and foreign clients are mainly IT service companies, major users of information systems, software publishers, technical publications companies, databases or photography agencies. He is also involved in matters relating to managers’ liability, governance and internal control, particularly in the information systems area.

Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie is also a specialist in intellectual property and labour law and he is often consulted on new issues related to the digitalization of contents, outsourcing transactions or innovative projects.

In the media industry, Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie has developed particular expertise representing media professionals, in particular during litigation cases pertaining to copyrights of digital pictures. With regard to e-commerce, he handles contracts in connection with the Internet.

In 1988 with Christiane Féral-Schuhl, he founded the law firm FG Associés, specialized in computer law and new technologies. FG Associés merged with Salans in 1998. He co-headed the Information Technology and Communications practice group with Christiane Féral-Schuhl.

He graduated from the University of Paris V (Maîtrise de Droit des Affaires, 1977) and the University of Paris X (D.E.A. Droit des Affaires, 1980). He was admitted to the Paris bar in 1979.

Awards

  • BEST LAWYERS IN FRANCE 2019

    FÉRAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE was named by the Best Lawyers 2019 as “Law Firm of the Year” in Technology Law for having the most listed lawyers in this practice area.

    Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie has been selected as « Lawyer of the Year » in Litigation and Media Law categories and is named in those categories for the second consecutive year.

    Christiane Féral-Schuhl, Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie, Etienne Papin and Olivier de Courcel, have been selected in the following categories : Information Technology Law and Technology Law.

    Olivier de Courcel has also been selected in Telecommunications Law category for the second consecutive year.

    Etienne Papin has been selected in Personal Data and Privacy category.

    Christiane Féral-Schuhl, Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie and Etienne Papin have also been selected in Intellectual Property Law category for the third consecutive year.

  • CHAMBERS EUROPE & CHAMBERS GLOBAL - EDITION 2018

    FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE is ranked in the INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY category by Chambers Europe & Chambers Global Edition 2018. Richard Willemant is also ranked as “recognized practitioner”.

  • CORPORATE LIVEWIRE – GLOBAL AWARDS 2018

    FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE has been selected by Corporate LiveWire as the winner of their 2018 Global Awards in  “IT & Media Lawyer of the Year” category.

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