Since its foundation in 1988, Kahn et Associés has been one of the first French law firms to intervene in favour of businesses undergoing a strong growth mainly in the fields of high technology, telecommunications and life sciences. It continually acts and keeps close to such businesses by participating to frequent events aimed at improving the creation and financing of innovative businesses in France.

(Français) Kahn & Associés – Partenaire de la Fête des Services

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Our new offices in Paris

EuroCloud France Trophies

Daniel Kahn was member of jury for EuroCloud France Trophies – best rewards for innovated Cloud projects and start-ups of the sector.

For more information: Daniel Kahn, Trophies of EuroCloud France

Sabine Lipovetsky at the ITechLaw 2013 European Conference

Sabine Lipovetsky will be attending one event at Amsterdam between the 2 and 4 October 2013 as part of the ITechLaw 2013 European Conference.

On this occasion, Sabine Lipovestky will speak on October 3 at 2 pm as part of an Interactive Workshop e-Commerce on the liability of search engines in relation to referencing (read the program).

More information: Sabine Lipovetsky, ITechLaw 2013 European Conference

Kahn & Associés partenaire de la 1ère Fête des Services

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Kahn & Associés met Spark’s incubated companies

Daniel Kahn and Régis Bernard made a presentation in front of leaders from Spark’s incubated companies, Microsoft’s new parisian incubator.

This conference was held on June 12, 2013 and focused on “Mistakes not to make during the creation and the development of a company“.

It was followed by an interactive Q&A session with leaders who initiated admirable and innovative projects.

More information: Daniel Kahn, Régis Bernard, Spark

Biolegis’ meeting – Istanbul, April 2013

Olivier Cognard represented Kahn & Associés during the last meeting of Biolegis in Istanbul on last April 11 and 12.

Biolegis, an European network of independent law firms focused on the Life Sciences sector, advises and assists companies in the field both in their corporate activities or IP issues.

More information: Olivier Cognard; Biolegis

Participate to the Cloud Computing Trophies organized by EuroCloud France

Entrepreneurs from Cloud Computing, last year you participated to the Cloud Computing Trophies. This year, we have made an improvement with new categories and new awards.

To participate, click here (in French).

Happy new year of the Snake! It’s a winning year!

Becoming “Chinese” in one evening – 2nd edition

Following the great success of the first edition of “Becoming “chinese” in one evening” in last October, Kahn & Associés has again reunited more than 50 people in its Paris Office through several workshops presenting by Tingting QIN (Kahn & Associés) and Raphaël LORIN (Chinese Institute).

- Read the press release here.

- You want to participate to the next edition of « Becoming “Chinese” in one evening », contact us at

More information: Kahn & Associés; Chinese Institute; Rumeur Publique

Become “Chinese” in one evening – 1rst edition

On Thursday October 11, 2012, Kahn & Associés had the pleasure of welcoming in its Paris office the first edition of the event « Become “Chinese” in one evening », co-organised by the Chinese Institute and in partnership with Rumeur Publique

- Read the Press release here.

- You want to participate to the next edition of « Become “Chinese” in one evening », contact us at

More information: Kahn & Associés; Chinese Institute; Rumeur Publique

The challenges of naming, brand and domain name

On July 5th, Sabine Lipovetsky has intervened during a workshop organized by the AFNIC and Frenchweb on this following theme:

“The challenges of naming, brand and domain name”

- Read the article on Frenchweb here (in French).

- Watch the videos extracts from the conference on the AFNIC website here.

More information: Sabine Lipovetsky; AFNIC; Frenchweb.

Rights and Obligations of Companies on Social Networks

Fabrice Perbost was a speaker at the Strategies Digital Academy training organized in partnership with Paris-Dauphine University.

The theme was : Rights and Obligations of Companies on Social Networks.

In front of an audience of eMarketing professionals, the liability of companies and employees for published content, e-reputation or the use of personal data were among the many topics addressed around Social Networks, which affect hundreds of millions of users around the world and as many information producers

More information: Fabrice Perbost; Stratégies Digital Academy; Twitter; Facebook

Kahn & Associés at the annual meetings of the ITechLaw and the INTA at Washington

Sabine Lipovetsky will be attending two events organized respectively by the ITechLaw and the INTA in Washington DC between the 2 and 8 May as part of :

- ITechLaw World Technology Law Conference and Annual Meeting (3-4 May 2012)

On this occasion, Sabine Lipovestky will speak as New Technologies and Trademark law expert during the workshop “E-Commerce Interactive” about :
Contributory Trademark Infringement Liability in an Online World

- INTA Annual Meeting (5-9 May 2012)

For more information : Sabine Lipovetsky

Daniel at the Red Herring Europe 2012

Daniel Kahn will intervene on next April 23rd in Amsterdam at the Red Herring Europe 2012 during the session “Going to the Well: From Seed to Growth Capital; Pitfalls, Horror Stories and, Nevertheless, Opportunity“.

- Read the agenda here.

- More information : Daniel Kahn; Kahn & Associés

Luxury and Intellectual Property: new challenges, new horizons

Sabine Lipovetsky, partner, will intervene as an expert lawyer on Intellectual Property topics in several Legal Session mattering the theme “Luxury and Intellectual Property: new challenges, new horizons”.

From mars to june 2012, on five dates, Sabine will cover the following themes:

- “Luxury items and their aesthetic dimensions”
- “Merchandising of luxury items”
- “Strategies on trademarks protection”
- “Luxury in the Internet”
- “Luxury in the contract field”

Read the programm here.

INTA Conference : Building Mega Trademarks

Sabine Lipovetsky, expert lawyer in trademark law, was invited to address world leading experts at the “Building Mega Trademarks” conference organized by the INTA (International Trademark Association) on February 11, 2012 in New Delhi (India).

Sabine Lipovetsky will intervene in the course of the session entitled “A New Blueprint: Trademarks on the Internet“.

Managing flow of paper and digital workflows: What the organizational issues?

Sabine Lipovetsky will intervene during a conference organized by the FAN 2012 (Forum des Acteurs du Numérique) on thursday 26 from 13h30 to 15h at the Bourse de commerce de Paris on the following topic:

Managing flow of paper and digital workflows: What the organizational issues?
How to assess the risk of destruction of originals after scanning? How to talk digital identity?

More informations here.

The rights and obligations of the company on Social Networks

Fabrice Perbost, Partner, spoke last november 30 as part of the Strategy Digital Academy session at the University Paris Dauphine on the following topic:

“The rights and obligations of the company on Social Networks”

The responsibilities of the company and the employee in respect of the content posted, e-reputation or the use of personal data were a few of the many topics around the Social Networks which concern hundreds of millions users around the world and many producers of information.

For more information, please contact Fabrice Perbost (

Russia: the giant of the world wakes up

Kahn & Associés has hosted last Thursday on november 17th, a seminar organized by Ob’Vious (consulting company specializing in trans-national collaborative projects & innovative technologies).

With almost forty participants, several speakers, including Régis Bernard, Partner, which since 1993 has accompanied several French investors and entrepreneurs in Russia, and Yannick Tranchier, organizer of the evening, spoke and highlighted the tremendous opportunities offered by Russia’s development to French companies.

Web2Connect 2011 : Olivier Cognard speech

Olivier Cognard, M&A/Private Equity department partner, will speak today at the George V Eurosites at the Web2Connect conference, annual meeting of the French web professionals.

Olivier Cognard speech will focus on the question:
How to manage start-up and its relationship with investors?

For more information, please contact

2011 Paris FailCon : Failure may be a step, rebound is the goal

Another success for the second FailCon during which Daniel Kahn is again intervened with Gilles Grinal.

- Web release:

FailCon – L’échec se met au service du succés (Compte rendu)

- Photos :

2011 Paris FailCon : Daniel Kahn and Gilles Grinal speechs

Daniel Kahn will intervene during the second 2011 FailCon organized in the Microsoft Conference Center on september 22.

Dealing with success after failure, the first conference on february 2011 attracted over 1500 listeners, of which 600 were physically attending.

Daniel Kahn will be follow by Gilles Grinal, Attorney at Law in Partnership with Kahn & Associés since 2011 .

OpenCoffee Club / Kahn & Associés : “How to succed his start-up?”

For those who couldn’t participate to the legal session of OpenCoffee Club on June 16 at the office of Kahn & Associés, you will find the presentation of Daniel Kahn and Marie-Laure de Cordovez “How to succed his start-up? “ here.

1rst contact Forum: Speech by Daniel Kahn at the Ministry of Research

Daniel Kahn‘s speech will take place on Tuesday, June 28th at 15:40 at the Ministry of Research during the forum “First Contact”.

His speech will focus on the following theme:

Status of the company, tax, IP protection, overview of legal aspects of starting a business?
How to choose the status of his company from his personal situation. What are the basic rules of industrial property?
Acts of management essential that any contractor or project manager should focus attention. The essential questions to be asked and solutions to its development project.

Legal session at Kahn & Associés

Daniel Kahn and Marie-Laure de Cordovez animate on June 16, 2011 at Kahn & Associés a legal session on the following theme:

How to success a start-up?

Intervention of Fabrice Perbost in the Seminary Stratégies Digital Academy

Fabrice Perbost has intervened on June 8, 2011 at Paris Dauphine University , through a presentation on the theme “Rights and obligations of the company on social networks. ”

Among others, the following topics were presented:

- Business and responsibilities of contents
- Positioning of the employee
- Protection of Intellectual Property Rights
- Identity Theft Online
- Data collection by the company
- F-Commerce rules

Informations and contact: Fabrice Perbost (

Whitebull event at K&A May 31, 2011

Fail Conf : First conference dedicated to entrepreneurial failure and rebound

How to successfully rebound from failure?

Microsoft, in partnership with Techcrunch, Silicon Sentier and Kahn & Associés, organized on February 1st the first French Fail conference or Fail Con, dealing with success after failure. This conference took place in Microsoft conference center.
This event, which attracted over 1500 listeners, of which 600 were physically attending.

“It is better to attempt great things to know neither victory nor defeat” T. Roosevelt

During his keynote, Daniel Kahn shared his experience as a corporate lawyer to explain to the audience the pitfalls to avoid and process to use to anticipate failures and reconstruct a more entrepreneurial and successful project.
Without falling into a legal speech, Daniel Kahn shown by various anecdotes that failure is not inevitable, but a potential opportunity to build a better project for the future.

To view the entire conference click here

Biolegis Meeting – Lisbon, March 31 to April 1, 2011

Kahn & Associés represented by Fabrice Perbost, participated from March 31 to April 1rst, 2011 to the Biolegis Meeting in Lisbon.
Biolegis, an European network of independent law firms focused on the Life Sciences sector, advises and assists companies in the field both in their corporate activities or IP issues.

Supélec Conferences January 18 and March 1rst 2011: “50 Q&A to sift through a legal website and iphone application”

Fabrice Perbost hosted on January 18 and March 1rst 2011 Supélec two conferences on the “50 Q&A to sift through a legal website and iphone application”.

The points raised were:

- Identification and presentation of the site or iphone application
- The protection of personal data
- Forums, blogs and chats
- Hypertext links and rss
- Advertising and Marketing Practices
- Pre-contractual information
- Transactions of sales and after-sales
- Social networks

For more information contact Fabrice Perbost here

Zhongshan Trad & Business Fair 2011

Zhongshan —- A city taking off

Geographically near by Shenzhen, Hongkong et Guangzhou, Zhongshan is a city of tomorrow for the international business cooperation. With the Zhongshan Trade & Business Fair 2011 holding by Zhongshan municipal government, we invite you to discover this beautiful city and more than 100 local companies. Kahn & Associés participates in the organization of this business trip.

Date: 27th – 29th march 2011

Location : Zhongshan, Guangdong province, China

Participation : Free + bonus for your international air tickets before 4th march

Question / Inscription before 4th march :

Download 1-invitation letter (PDF, 24 Ko)

Download 2-bizgrouporg (PDF, 992 Ko)

Download 3-introdution of the Fair(PDF, 400 Ko)



Visit Shanghai Expo 2010 but also China and meet entrepreneurs from Shanghai and Beijing.

Registration until May 12, 2010

Download Shanghai 2010 – Programm (pdf, 1.1 MB)


Kahn & Associés, NYSE Euronext, Deloitte et EuroLand Finance ont animé un petit-déjeuner conférence ce matin sur le thème “NEXT STEP NYSE ALTERNEXT ? Réussir son introduction en bourse.”

Download Programme du petit-déjeuner conférence Alternext 27/05/10 (pdf, 664.1 KB)

Download Photo 1 – petit-déjeuner conférence Alternext 27/05/10 (JPG, 1.9 MB)

Download Photo 2 – petit-déjeuner conférence Alternext 27/05/10 (JPG, 1.7 MB)

Download Photo 3 – petit-déjeuner conférence Alternext 27/05/10 (JPG, 1.7 MB)

Association Technion France


Le Technion relève les défis de la croissance par l’innovation.

Download Technion-Programme (pdf, 477.8 KB)

Download Photo Technion-1 (jpg, 685.6 KB)

Download Photo Technion-2 (JPG, 754.2 KB)



Daniel P. Kahn is a special guest of the Colloque de l’Economie Numérique. He will give his point of view during round-tables.

Registration until October 15, 2009

Download Colloque de l’Economie Numérique : programme et invitation (pdf, 609.3 KB)

Download Photo Colloque de l’Economie Numérique 1 (JPG, 852.4 KB)

Download Photo Colloque de l’Economie Numérique 2 (JPG, 576.1 KB)


Daniel P. Kahn is President of the French Tech Tour advisory board 2009.

Download French Tech Tour 2009 – programm (pdf, 205.6 KB)


Daniel Kahn has co-written the Declaration of Fundamental Digital Rights. A debate has been organised on June 29, 2009 at the “Fondation pour l’Innovation Politique” to improve this declaration.

Read more: Declaration of Fundamental Digital Rights (external link)

Download Daniel P. Kahn & Hervé Morin (jpg, 835.6 KB)



A l’occasion du salon LEXPOSIA 2009, Sabine Lipovetsky donnera une conférence le vendredi 3 avril à 15h45 sur le thème “Technijuris : le respect de la vie privée dans l’entreprise”.

L’intervention de Sabine Lipovetsky traitera plus particulièrement de “L’application de la loi informatique, fichiers et libertés dans le cadre de l’affaire Bénédicte S.”.

Read more: Le programme complet (external link)


Daniel Kahn wiil participate in a conference on March 23, 2009 in the presence of Hervé Morin about “How to protect citizen’s liberties in the digital age?”.

Download Programme du 3ème Carrefour des Centres (pdf, 111.5 KB)

Download 3ème Carrefour des centres en présence d’Hervé Morin (pdf, 134.1 KB)

TEPA Capital


Une journée réservée aux professionnels de l’investissement dans les PME pour mieux appréhender les subtilités de la loi TEPA.

Pour tous les financiers et intermédiaires concernés (Business Angels, fonds d’amorçage, FCPI, FIP, CIF/CGP…), cette manifestation permettra d’apporter une vision claire du dispositif TEPA/ISF en répondant aux nombreux enjeux et questions soulevées par cette mécanique innovante de financement des PME : – Quid des holdings d’investissement ? – Comment dénicher les bonnes cibles d’investissement ? – Quelles nouveautés pour les C.I.F et C.G.P ? – Comment se professionnalisent les Business Angels ? – Comment bénéficier des mesures TEPA sans dévoyer la loi ?

Read more: Interview of Daniel Kahn (external link)


Daniel Kahn has been interviewed by LCI channel for “Plein Ecran” programme about Web’08 which took place on December 9 and 10, 2008 at Cent Quatre in Paris.

You can download the totality of the programme below.

Read more: Full programme (external link)

Download Web 08 – interview of Daniel Kahn (avi, 952.7 KB)



Unique en Europe, le forum Innovact permet aux jeunes entreprises innovantes européennes de trouver les solutions de leur développement : formation, partenariats, financement, transfert de technologies… grâce à un large éventail de services.

Read more: The european forum for young innovative enterprises (external link)



Sabine Lipovetsky animera une conférence le mercredi 12 décembre 2007 à partir de 14h45 sur le thème “Quelle stratégie juridique pour vos projets de dématérialisation ?”.



A l’occasion de la 1ère Software Academy organisée à Paris par Microsoft France, Daniel Kahn et Fabrice Perbost du Cabinet Kahn & Associés animeront le mercredi 17 octobre prochain à 15 heures une session de formation sur le thème suivant :

Les erreurs juridiques des éditeurs et la protection de l’innovation logicielle.

Read more: Voir la video sur Software Academy 2007 (external link)


Promouvoir l’innovation, faciliter son financement et soutenir l’entrepreneuriat ! Depuis 9 ans, (…) nous contribuons à faire émerger les futurs leaders parmi les nombreuses entreprises innovantes que nous avons accompagnées. Cette année encore, la nouvelle formule de Capital-Week poursuit ce triple objectif.

Read more: (external link)

Tremplin Entreprises 2007


Kahn & Associés sera cette année encore partenaire de la 9e édition de Tremplin Entreprises et interviendra à cet aeffet lors de la journée de formation Tremplin-ESSEC “capital risque”.


From April 3 to 5, 2007, in Paris



By Fabrice Perbost IP/IT. Panel activity of a conference organized by Agoranov.



“Maîtriser son IP”, conférence animée par Fabrice Perbost, associé IP/IT

Read more: The european forum for young innovative enterprises (external link)



Read more: Tremplin Entreprises 2006

Read more: Le site du Sénat (external link)



Download French Tech Tour 2005 (pdf, 177.4 KB)



Kahn & Associés, sponsor of Tremplin Entreprises 2005.

Download Rapport à Monsieur Christian Poncelet, Président du Sénat (pdf, 560.3 KB)



Read more: Best Venture Capital Law Firm 2004



Europan Legal 500 Awards, 2003.

Read more: European Technology Law Firm of the Year 2003


Fouquet’s Paris, June 25, 2003

Download Invitation : Attribution gratuite de BSA-25/06/03 (pdf, 80.1 KB)

Download Montage d’une opération d’attribution gratuite de BSA (pdf, 1.7 MB)

Download Montage d’une opération d’attribution gratuite de BSA-Questions/Réponses (pdf, 1.7 MB)