Of Swedish origin and in France since 30 years, Sara Byström has developed strong French and international expertise for both companies and individuals in advising, representing, accompanying and managing legal aspects related to foreign business activities, creative activities and individual economic interests in France.
She has particular international business and contract expertise notably in e-commerce, marketing and competition issues. Many are related to the creation, distribution and commercialisation in the fields of media, new technology, intellectual property, copyright, photography and image rights, creative industries and the entertainment industry in addition to the art and design market. Her expertise is founded on a thorough and specialized French education in conjunction with important legal practice in an international company producing, licencing and distributing intellectual property rights and associated services. Her French, Swedish, Scandinavian, European and international clients thus benefit from the complementarity of in-depth knowledge and extended experience.
She advises, represents and assists her individual clients with legal and contractual actions along with strategies in matters related to France or French law, notably those related to real estate and inheritance questions.
Sara Byström’s rich and diverse career makes her an experienced teacher, trainer and lecturer in numerous international conferences and seminars. She has a background in IP, media and copyright issues, art market law, legal aspects in photography and in cultural heritage. It has been her honor to represent France in some of these cases. With exceptional expertise in photography law, copyright law, street art, craftmanship and cultural heritage law, she is the author and co-author of many articles for speciality magazines, publications and reference books.
has experience in the following areas:
Alternative resource, Alternative resource providers, Commercial, Commercial (general), Competition / anti-trust, Competition / anti-trust, Compliance and risk management, Contract lawyers, Copyright, Corporate governance, Data protection and cybersecurity, Franchising, Intellectual property (general), Intellectual property and technology, Licensing and royalty arrangements, Outsourcing, Personal / private client, Procurement, Regulatory (General), Residential property / conveyancing, Risk and compliance (general), Sanctions and export controls, Technology, Trademarks and service marks, Trusts and estates
has previously helped clients in the following industries: