The firm has a well established media and entertainment practice with core expertise in Intellectual Property rights with specialist, experienced and dual qualified lawyers assisted by patent agents having a wide range of expertise including trademarks, copyright, patents, designs, infringement, passing off, confidential information, registration, transfers, licensing etc.
The firm has an experienced and wide range of experts specializing in both spectrums of entertainment and media laws. Generally, the entertainment and media law has two different areas of specialization, i.e. litigation and transactional expertise. Our team of litigation lawyers have a continuous focus on providing the clients strategies for offensive and defensive legal actions involving other parties (i.e. responding to a lawsuit from another person, issuing preliminary demands or commencing a legal action, responding to governmental inquiries or when accused of violations of the law, etc.). On the other hand, our team of transactional lawyers have continuously been involved in facilitating business deals, negotiation tactics, strategic business initiatives, and other contractual matters involved in business (i.e. production deals, talent deals, financing deals, etc.), even when no other party than the client is involved (i.e. business formation, trademarks, copyrights, etc.). Some of the other areas, the firm has focused in the recent past has been drafting trademark & copyright license agreements, patent applications, non- disclosure agreements, technology transfer agreements and franchisee agreements.
Some of the clients, who have been utilising our diverse legal services for media and entertainment quite profitably, include film production companies, producers, film and TV channels, artists, actors, film financiers, and other professionals involved in the activities and businesses of the media and entertainment industry.