HatziriMinaudier

Associate

Paris + 33.1.56.59.38.14

Hatziri Minaudier advises and litigates in the fields of intellectual property and technology. She deals extensively with intellectual property issues, particularly those relating to trademark law, copyright, and geographical indications law, and assists French and international technology companies in matters relating to cybersecurity, personal data protection compliance, e-commerce, as well as IT contracts negotiation and outsourcing projects.

Hatziri also has in-depth experience advising emerging companies in connection with the legal aspects of the roll-out of their online activities in France (either in-App or desktop environments).

Experience

  • Altarea acquires Prejeance Industrial from RepsolJones Day advised Altarea in the acquisition of Prejeance Industrial (a French company specializing in the development of small to medium-sized rooftop photovoltaic projects) from the Spanish group Repsol.
  • Société Générale sells Société Générale Equipment Finance's (SGEF) activitiesJones Day is advising Société Générale in the sale of the professional equipment financing businesses operated by Societe Generale Equipment Finance (SGEF) to Groupe BPCE.
  • Amolyt Pharma enters into definitive agreement to be acquired by AstraZenecaJones Day is advising Amolyt Pharma, a global, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company specializing in developing therapeutic peptides for rare endocrine and related diseases, in its $1.05 billion acquisition by AstraZeneca.
  • Silicon Mobility sold to IntelJones Day advised Silicon Mobility SAS in the acquisition of the company by Intel Corporation.
  • Optium Capital leads Series A financing of BeFCJones Day advised Otium Capital in leading the €16 million Series A financing of BeFC, a French start-up company providing a sustainable paper-based biofuel cell and ecofriendly microelectronics.
  • Bpifrance (SPI fund), GoCapital and NCI invest in ExpliseatJones Day advised Bpifrance (SPI fund), GoCapital and NCI in the €17 million Series B financing of Expliseat, a company specializing in the design and manufacture of innovative lightweight seat technology.
  • Uniphore Technologies acquires HexagonJones Day advised Uniphore Technologies, a provider of conversational artificial intelligence and automation, in the acquisition of Hexagone, which fuses voice, visual, and text-based data to provide AI-derived insights to help better understand human behavior.
  • Ansys acquires leading particle dynamics simulation software RockyJones Day advised Ansys, Inc. in the acquisition of Engineering Simulation and Scientific Software Rocky DEM, S.L., a leading provider of particular dynamics simulation software with developers in Brazil, Spain, and the United States.
  • Swile and Groupe BPCE to combine to create global leader in employee benefitsJones Day advised Swile, a worktech unicorn, in the acquisition of Bimpli, a subsidiary of Groupe BPCE and leader in employee services and benefits in France.
  • Eurobio Scientific acquires GenDxJones Day advised Eurobio Scientific SA in the acquisition and financing of the Dutch company Genome Diagnostics BV (GenDx) from its founder and its shareholders for €135 million (net of adjusted cash).
  • Stride.VC and Project A invest €7 million in Hors NormesJones Day represented Stride.VC LLP and Project A in the €7 million seed round of financing of Hors Normes, a Paris-based startup that aims to prevent food waste by selling fruits and vegetables rejected by traditional retail channels.
  • Castor raises $23.5 million in Series A financingJones Day represented Castor SAS, data catalog platform, in its $23.5 million Series A financing round led by Blossom.
  • INAO and Syndicat Général des Vignerons des Côtes du Rhône win favorable decision involving unlawful use of famous wine geographical indicationOn behalf of The French National Institute of Origin and Quality (INAO)—the French administrative body in charge of defending French and foreign geographical indications (GI) worldwide—and the representative body of wine producers of the famous GI "(H)Ermitage", Jones Day obtained a favorable judgment from the Paris court of first instance in a dispute over a wine producer's infringing use of the famous GI "Ermitage", as a sale denomination, for a French wine benefitting from the GI "Corbières" and not from the prestigious "(H)Ermitage" GI.
  • ACV acquires Monk SASJones Day advised ACV, who provides a leading digital marketplace for wholesale vehicle transactions and data services and is listed on Nasdaq, in connection with its acquisition of Monk, a leading French AI-powered imaging and vehicle inspection platform that automates vehicle damage detection.
  • Eight Roads leads $110 million Series B financing round of LeocareJones Day assisted Eight Roads as lead investor in the $110 million Series B financing round of Leocare, the first multiservice neo-insurance in France (home, car, motorcycle, and smartphone).
  • Total acquires Fonroche BiogazJones Day advised Total in the acquisition of Fonroche Biogaz, a company that designs, builds and operates anaerobic digestion units in France.
  • Leading provider of cloud-based payment solutions conducts international data transfer impact assessmentJones Day assisted a leading provider of cloud-based payment solutions in conducting a data transfer impact assessment in relation to the flows of personal data involved in the provision of its services.
  • Leading provider of cloud-based payment solutions conducts international data transfer impact assessmentJones Day assisted a leading provider of cloud-based payment solutions in conducting a data transfer impact assessment in relation to the flows of personal data involved in the provision of its services.
  • DataBank acquires zColo for $1.4 billionJones Day advised DataBank, a leading provider of enterprise-class colocation, connectivity, and managed services, in connection with the acquisition and financing of zColo, including certain U.S. and European data center assets, from Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. for $1.4 billion.
  • Bpifrance Investissement forms Bpifrance Entreprises 1Jones Day represented Bpifrance Investissement in connection with the formation of the fund "Bpifrance Entreprises 1," the first investment fund to be subscribed by the public, managed by Bpifrance, and launched on the initiative of the French Minister of Economy.