Josée-Anne Bénazéraf began practising law in 1987. She worked for the firm JC Goldsmith & Associés before practising alongside George Kiejman and then founding JBLM Avocats with Laurent Merlet, who subsequently joined ARTLAW with her.

Josée-Anne is a member of the French High Council for Literary and Artistic Property with status as an eminent personality.

Josée-Anne Bénazéraf has been named Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) for her contribution to the defence of copyright.


Graduate of the Paris Bar School (EFB) (CAPA, Certificate of Aptitude to the Legal Profession)

Post-graduate degree (DEA) in General Private law, Paris II University

Post-graduate degree (DEA) in Private International law, Paris II University

Master’s degree in International Business law, Paris II University

Association professionnelle

AFPIDA – Association Française pour la Protection Internationale du Droit d’Auteur

(French Society for the International Protection of Copyright)

Research associate at the CERDI (Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches en Droit de l’Immatériel – Paris-Sud University):



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