Seminar on Taxation of patents, inventions and software

The next edition of the seminar will take place on March 9 and 10, 2022.

Public

This training program is aim to the world of creative economies and high-tech professionals and entrepreneurs, lawyers, accountants, policy makers, judges and students.

Prerequisites

This seminar is entirely in French and is addressed to IP professionals and IP students.

Application and admission

The course does not lead to a diploma. Admission is subject to validation of the registration documents.

Educational objectives

The objectives of this training program are to:

  • to present the different tax regimes for patents, innovation and software and identify how they can complement each other ;
  • to present the impact of the tax mechanisms in the constitution of a portfolio of patent rights, inventions and software and its exploitation ;
  • to identify the financial and reporting obligations related to these exploitations;
  • to adapt the drafting of contracts in order to be able to control the tax implications;
  • to present the risks of tax adjustments and how to prevent them.

Programme

Module 1. Généralités et Contextualisation
Module 2. Régime fiscal des brevets, inventions et logiciels
Module 3. Dispositifs français de fiscalité incitative en matière de brevets
Module 4. Fiscalité internationale des brevets, inventions et logiciels

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Content

MODULE 1 : GÉNÉRALITÉS ET CONTEXTUALISATION

I. Présentation des enjeux juridiques, financiers et administratifs - Risques - Méthodologie

II. Ressources juridiques et fiscales

  • Hiérarchie des normes
  • Doctrine administrative fiscale (BOFIP)
  • Traités internationaux

III. Opération de qualification des actifs immobilisés incorporels 

IV. Rappels généraux des prélèvements obligatoires : TVA, impôt sur les sociétés, impôt sur le revenu, droits d’enregistrement, cotisations sociales

V. Traitement fiscal du logiciel

VI. Distinction personne physique, entreprise et société

MODULE 2 : REGIME FISCAL DES BREVETS, INVENTIONS ET LOGICIELS

I. Fiscalité des entreprises

  • Demande de titre par l’entreprise
  • Acquisition de brevets, inventions ou logiciels préexistant
  • Exploitation directe et indirecte
  • Cession des brevets, inventions et logiciels

II. Fiscalité de l’inventeur

  • Inventeur indépendant
  • Inventeur salarié

III. Régime fiscal des indemnités de contrefaçon

  • Impôt sur les sociétés / impôt sur le revenu
  • TVA

MODULE 3 : DISPOSITIFS FRANCAIS DE FISCALITÉ INCITATIVE EN MATIERE DE BREVETS, INVENTIONS ET LOGICIELS

I. Crédit d’impôt recherche

  • champ d’application
  • dépenses concernées
  • procédure
  • calcul du CIR

II. Régime Ratio Nexus (IP Box)

  • champ d’application
  • calcul de l’avantage fiscal
  • documentation

III. Régime dit des Jeunes Entreprises Innovantes

  • champ d’application
  • calcul de l’avantage fiscal

IV. Cumul des dispositifs

MODULE 4 : FISCALITE INTERNATIONALE DES BREVETS, INVENTIONS ET LOGICIELS

I. Obligations fiscales du débiteur domicilié en France de produits de la propriété industrielle 

  • revenus de source française (article 164 du CGI)
  • obligation de retenue à la source (article 182 B du CGI)

II. Application des conventions fiscales internationales

  • qualification des revenus (redevance, prix de cession)
  • notion de bénéficiaire effectif

III. Traitement fiscal des sommes perçues par un créancier domicilié en France 

IV. Prix de transfert

  • principes
  • détermination des prix de transfert
  • obligation documentaire

Length

This seminar is composed of 4 modules spread over two days with 14 effective hours.

Timetable

Wednesday 09h00-17h00 - Thursday 09h00-17h00.

Speakers

Courses are taught by leading experts in the field and are conducted entirely in French. The speakers are practitioners.

Teaching methods and Languages

The course will consist of lectures illustrated with examples, case law and concrete/practical cases to be solved in groups.

The course will be given in French.

Pedagogical and technical supervision

Access to the online session is provided via a distance learning platform, with a login and password given to each participant.

The trainee must have the appropriate technical equipment to participate in the online session (in particular a computer and high-speed WIFI).

Course Material

Presentations of the speakers and other documents are available to participants online.

Type of training and certification

This training constitutes an action of adaptation and development of competences. A certificate of completion will be issued.

An evaluation survey is distributed to participants at the end of the training to measure their satisfaction.

Location

The courses will take place in a hybrid format; each participant will be able to follow the training on site in Strasbourg or online (video conferences on the Zoom platform and teaching material on a dedicated intranet).

Registration fees

  • Full package : 1200 euros
  • Per module : 400 euros

Head of studies

Yann Basire, Associate Professor at CEIPI, University of Strasbourg

Stéphanie Maury, Doctor of Laws, Lawyer and Associate member of the CEIPI Research laboratory

Registration documents:

Agreement (If you work outside of France)

OR

Student Agreement (if you are a student)

* Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions related to the connection to the online platforms. However, CEIPI assumes no legal responsibility for any malfunctioning of the platform used during the online sessions or for any lack of quality of flow/network at the participant’s or tutor’s premises.

Annex

Find all the information regarding the training in the Annex.