Speaker Alain BENSOUSSAN

Biography

Alain Bensoussan is a lawyer in Paris (France) specialized in New Information and Communication Technologies Law and in International and EU Law, who founded a law firm dedicated to computer and advanced technology law as early as 1978. He is also the founder of the Lexing® Network, the first global network of attorneys specialized in technology law.

The Alain Bensoussan Avocats Lexing law firm focuses its practice on Advanced Technology Law. Innovation has always been the hallmark of the firm, which designs innovative strategies, encourages out-of-the-box thinking, and creates new concepts to anticipate the legal issues and challenges brought about by the development of new technologies. In keeping with this tradition, Alain Bensoussan pioneered the concept of “robot personality” and established the International Federation of Robots’ Law in June 2015.

Alain Bensoussan is also the founder of the Lexing® Network, the first global network of attorneys specialized in technology law, present in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europa and Oceania.

He is a member of a number of professional associations, and member of the Paris Bar’s incubator.

He is the author of many articles and books, including a comprehensive guide to data protection law (Code informatique, fichiers et libertés, Ed. Larcier, October 2014), a book on robot law (Droit des robots, Ed. Larcier, June 2015) and a handbook on information technology and telecommunications security (Code de la sécurité informatique et télécom, (2016). He has been writing a monthly column on robot law in the magazine “Planète Robots” since 2013 and spoke at TEDx Paris on robot law (“De l’urgence d’un droit des robots?”) in November 2015.

Office :
Attorney-at-law
Organization :
Cour d’Appel de Paris
Country :
France