Founder

Xavier
Près

Xavier has had several professional lives since 1997: lawyer, head of legal department, teaching and research. With a common thread: Art.

Xavier Prés

Skills

Expertises

  • Intellectual property, new technologies, information technology and communication
  • Art law / cultural heritage
  • Tourism

Career

  • Partner, Founder VARET PRES (November 2020)
  • Lawyer, senior counsel, de Gaulle Fleurance & Associés (2007 – 2020)
  • Head of the Legal Department, General Affairs, Louvre Museum (2002 – 2007)
  • Lecturer-researcher, Université Paris II-Panthéon Assas, (1997-2002)

Lecturers

  • The legal stakes of the protection of audiovisual and digital formats (M2), CELSA, Sorbonne Université
  • The reflexes of the entrepreneur in intellectual property law (M2), Université Paris Dauphine
  • Audiovisual and digital activities law (L3), Université Paris Sorbonne Paris 3

Education

  • Doctorate in Private Law cum laude, Université Paris II-Panthéon Assas (2003)
  • DEA in literary, artistic and industrial property law, Université Paris II-Panthéon Assas (1997)
  • Master’s Degree in Private Law, Université Paris II-Panthéon Assas (1996)

Articles and interventions

  • Numerous publications published in particular in the reviews Dalloz (AJ Contrats, Juris art etc.) and Lamy (Droit de l’immatériel)
  • Frequent interventions in colloquia and conferences

Distinction

  • Specialist endorsement from the Paris Bar in Intellectual Property law, New Technologies law and IT law

Language

  •  English