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Innovation can turn interesting ideas into viable and then successful companies and this is often seen as the catalyst that initiates the incorporation of new companies. However, companies may also fail if they stop innovating. Luxembourg is rapidly  emerging as a technological European Start-up hub. Attracting and nurturing start-up businesses from around the world, entrepreneurs may have many questions about Luxembourg local laws, business regulations and compliance.

For a company and for our clients, avoiding innovation faces an ongoing risk of becoming irrelevant. Therefore we help them to protect and secure their innovation and ownership via specific advisory assistance and via efficient litigation in relation to the defence of  their IP rights and  commercial relationships. 

Wildgen has launched Wildgen 4 Innovation: a legal hub for innovative technology, media and emerging businesses that require, in their early stages, a specific assistance on:

  • Ideas protection,
  • Company implementation,
  • Seed investment,
  • Intellectual property,
  • Ownership of work produced,
  • Director’s duties,
  • Regulatory,
  • Labour law,
  • Tax considerations,
  • Litigation anticipation, and
  • Circular economy.

Some start-up credentials:

  • Zeilt Productions which received the Best Animated Short Film Oscar from the Academy Award for Mr. Hublot. Emmanuelle Ragot, Head of IP/TMT comments: "I had this unique experience to be involved at the very beginning of this incredible adventure as I was instructed to negotiate the coproduction agreement with a major European TV Channel and I am so pleased for the  whole Zeilt Productions team."

  • SESAMm is an innovative FinTech software startup, advised by Wildgen on its EUR 640,000. fund raising.
    "Wildgen has been a great legal and strategical advisor throughout the last year and has understood well the complex problematics of our project."

  • Healthcast's forecasting algorithms track cold and flu virus activity levels in your region.
    "Healthcast chose Wildgen 4 Innovation as their legal partner because of the strength and breadth of Emmanuelle Ragot's team. The decision was easy. After meeting lawyers from five other firms, Wildgen's quality stood out clearly from the rest. Ms. Ragot continues to surprise and impress the Healthcast team by her proactive support. Such support is critical for budding entrepreneurs, who often lack experience in legal matters."

  • Braingineering Technologies
    During the first Mind&Market forum in Luxembourg, Wildgen awarded the Jury Prize to "Braingineering Technologies" which try to establish a new method to generate three-dimensional organoids that resemble the human brain at the Developmental and Cellular Biology group at the Luxembourg Centre for System Biology (LCSB).

  • Inui Studio has mandated Wildgen 4 Innovation to counteract the market introduction by BMW of a contactless control monitor named AirTouch that strongly resembles the AIRxTOUCH. The same process has been undertaken against another electronics giant: LG.


Partner/Head of Practice Group
Emmanuelle Ragot
Senior Associate
Senior Associate
Romain Viard
Jérémie Ferrian
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15 June 2015
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Luxembourg is rapidly emerging as a European Start-up hub and at the same time...
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Monday, 24 October 2016
A strong reminder of the importance for a start up to protect its trade secrets  The new EU Directive on the Protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their ...
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Tuesday, 26 January 2016
During the  first Mind&Market forum in Luxembourg, Wildgen awarded the Jury Prize to "Braingineering Technologies" which try to establish a new method to generate three-dimensional organoids that...
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Wednesday, 25 November 2015
Longtemps concentré sur les services financiers, le Luxembourg a pris un virage politique et économique, il y a plusieurs années, en ligne avec la Stratégie Lisbonne et la Stratégie Europe 2020, en...
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15 September 2016
Big Data is one of the main IT-related challenges of the current decade. It brings with it exciting new developments in numerous sectors, including asset management. To better understand this shift, the challenges it...
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30 June 2016
After a first successful edition, Wildgen is proud to be, this year again, a sponsor of the Mind & Market Forum in Luxembourg on 30 June. Emmanuelle Ragot, head of Wildgen 4 Innovation, is a jury member for the...
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10 March 2016 to 29 April 2016
On 10 March 2016 we celebrate Wildgen 4 Innovation ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY with an exhibition by SUMO! Sumo is a well-known Luxemburgish street art and grafitti artist. His recognizable Crazy Baldhead character can be...

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"One of the best IT/IP practices in Luxembourg’, Wildgen, Partners in Law provides an ‘excellent, timely and accurate service’ to clients across a broad array of mandates including trade mark litigation and enforcement, as well as data protection and e-commerce. The ‘very knowledgeable and practicalEmmanuelle Ragot has ‘excellent industry and regulatory knowledge’, and, as well as her core IP and IT practice, is also a key member of a five-strong team which has a focus on advising start-ups on their growth strategies." - Legal 500 / 2016