Bénédicte de Carlan

Aklea (Paris)
Lawyer (Partner)

Bénédicte de Carlan acts in the domains of competition, and distribution, as well as in the intellectual property, new technologies and entertainment law department. She mainly advises companies within the framework of their contracts’ drafting, helps her clients within the framework of their commercialisation techniques setting up and advises them in the field of competition law application (in particular concerning tariff openness, restrictive practices, unfair competition, anti-competition practices, merger operations notification). She acts in above-mentioned domains, and in case of proceedings following to DGCCRF investigations.


7718 Bulletin

Anne-Marie Pecoraro, Bénédicte de Carlan, Nassim Terki The Paris Court of Appeal rules that cybersquatting infringes free competition principle (Hôtels Méridiens)


A cybersquatting case having given rise to a litigation between Hôtels Méridiens and a company providing Internet domain names (thereinafter “The Online Player” or “The OP”) gave the Paris Court of Appeal a new opportunity to render a judgement concerning the necessary complementary nature of the (...)

9744 Review

Anne-Marie Pecoraro, Bénédicte de Carlan, Charlotte Paoli, Hugues Calvet, Maria Mercedes Frabboni, Marine Pouyat, Miguel Mendes Pereira, Thierry Desurmont Copyrights and neighbouring rights at stake with competition law in the globalisation era


The development of new technologies allows new cross border and worldwide uses of copyright and neighbouring rights. Their globalisation has led competition regulation bodies to question whether they should evolve their analysis of existing collective management of rights. Stakeholders, (...)

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