Bénédicte Deleporte started her professional career in 1989 with the Alain Bensoussan law firm, a prominent French firm specialized in IT law. Her responsibilities included counseling businesses, computer contract drafting and negotiating for French and international clients and arbitration.
In 1993, she decided to pursue her career in-house and became the legal director (EMEA) for Network Equipment Technologies (N.E.T.), an American company manufacturing networking equipment. Her activities focused primarily on supporting the products and services distribution strategies in France and in the rest of Europe, including drafting, negotiating and closing contracts for the marketing, sales, distribution, maintenance and support of N.E.T’s hardware and software products.
In early 2000, Bénédicte Deleporte joined a team of entrepreneurs in Brussels (Belgium) as General Counsel to assist with the launch of Planet Medica, a pan-European internet start-up company. Her responsibilities included ensuring the legal compliance of seven web sites across Europe (compliance to local laws, domain names, user agreements, site content, interactive on-line tools and services), developing the company’s contractual strategy, negotiating contracts with the suppliers and services providers, and coordinating the set up of the headquarters and subsidiaries in six European countries.
In 2001, Bénédicte Deleporte moved back to Paris and joined eBay France as legal director. At eBay her practice focused primarily on web site legal compliance issues (commercial law, consumer law, intellectual property, liability, internet and e-commerce law), privacy/data protection regulatory affairs and litigation.
Bénédicte Deleporte is a member of the Paris Bar. She founded the Deleporte Wentz Avocat law firm in 2007.
Listed on the WIPO list of arbitrators.
She is specialized in Information technology, Computer and Communication law (certificate granted by the Conseil National des Barreaux – CNB)