Teknologi, medier og telekom (TMT)

Vi er eksperter inden for: 

  • Kontraktudarbejdelse og forhandlinger 
  • Outsourcing 
  • Internet og e-handel 
  • Persondata 
  • Markedsføring 
  • Immaterielle rettigheder 
  • M&A og joint ventures 
  • Investeringer i vækstvirksomheder 
  • Finansiering 
  • Konkurrence- og udbudsret 
  • Arbejds- og ansættelsesret 
  • International skat, moms og afgifter 
  • Konfliktløsning 
  • Pressejura.

Hvordan kan vi hjælpe?
Vi er sparringspartnere for vores klienter. Vores rådgivning bygger på juridisk specialisering, branchekendskab og teknisk forståelse og inkluderer stærke projektstyringskompetencer. Derfor kan vi altid håndtere de udfordringer og konstante forandringer, som virksomheder inden for teknologi, medie og telekommunikation står over for.

I de seneste år har vi rådgivet nogle af Danmarks største medieaktører og i forbindelse med de største it-transaktioner i Danmark.

Vores klienter omfatter private virksomheder, offentlige myndigheder, købere og leverandører af it- og telekommunikationsydelser, softwareproducenter, telekommunikationsvirksomheder, radio- og tv-stationer, filmproducenter, pladeselskaber, bladhuse, agent- og reklamebureauer, musikere og skuespillere.

Branchens udfordringer
Teknologi-, medie- og telekommunikationsbranchen står over for mange udfordringer. For eksempel øget globalisering og konkurrence, konsolidering af branchen, ny teknologi og nye distributionsformer, der blandt andet øger behovet for at beskytte immaterielle rettigheder, og ny lovgivning.

Mange virksomheder efterspørger derfor tværfaglig og international rådgivning, der gør dem i stand til at møde kundernes krav om bedre ydelser til lavere priser og samtidig drive en succesrig forretning.

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Vores ratings

Chambers and partners

Chambers Europe Rating 2018
-  TMT

What the team is known for Well-regarded team with expertise in an array of IT matters including IT system development, supply agreements and telecoms infrastructure agreements. Also advises on regulatory aspects of transactional and corporate mandates in the IT sector. Maintains a media practice focused on distribution rights and licensing issues. Acts on behalf of clients in the media, energy and technology sectors as well as state bodies.

Strengths Sources praise the specialist knowledge the team offers. One chooses to work with the firm on account of "the depth of resources and their special capabilities. They are specialists within our line of work, so we get premium work from them. One of the things we also appreciate is their availability; they respond super fast."

Another satisfied source describes the team as "highly skilled and knowledgeable people with good understanding of business processes, as well as a friendly and forthcoming attitude."

Work highlights Acted for technology company Blackwood Seven in its merger with media agency TWO NIL.

Assisted Maj Invest Equity with its acquisition of telecoms, IT outsourcing and infrastructure services company TDC Hosting.

Notable practitioners
Niels Andersen provides a broad range of advisory services to technology companies including regulatory and compliance support. He also acts on contentious mandates and outsourcing projects. Sources describe him as client-oriented and dedicated, saying: "He understands complex issues and argues cases forcefully and diligently."

Arly Carlquist is a non-contentious IT specialist. He provides software licensing, IT outsourcing and regulatory compliance support to blue-chip international and domestic corporates. One satisfied source describes his approach, noting a "very open, very friendly dialogue – I feel very comfortable asking him for advice."

Chambers and Partners Europe, TMT

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2018
-  Media and entertainment

Bech-Bruun’s seven-partner group represents a wide range of clients from the music, radio and film industry. Co-practice head Niels M. Andersen advises PR company Quarterback on various matters, including recording agreements, license agreements and management agreements. The team also handles various sport-related issues; an example is the ongoing advice for the Danish Football Association on the UEFA European Championship finals in 2020.

Legal 500, Media and entertainment

IPstar

Managing Intellectual Property - IP Stars, 2016
-  Intellectual Property

Patent Editorial 2017
Bech-Bruun is one of the top-tier firms for patent litigation in this jurisdiction. "We regard the overall service level as second to none. Response times continue to impress and make us feel highly valued as customers," says one client. The firm operates from offices in Copenhagen and Aarhus. Its standout patent litigator is Klaus Ewald Madsen. He is supported by lawyers such as Arly Carlquist, Mikkel Friis Rossa and Christian Vinding Thomsen, who advises on regulatory matters in the life science sector. One client regards IP transactions specialist Rossa as "an upcoming star" and admires his "to-the-point advice, can-do attitude and impressive business understanding". The firm welcomed Martin Dræbye Gantzhorn as partner in its life sciences and healthcare practice. "Martin is very sharp, you notice when you're up against him," says a rival. Johnny Petersen is a notable associate.

 

Trade Mark & Copyright Editorial 2017
Market commentators say Bech-Bruun is one of the best Danish law firms to instruct for trade mark disputes. The firm's trade mark prosecution practice has steadily grown over recent years under the leadership of soft IP litigator Claus Barrett Christiansen. According to one client, Christiansen delivers "excellent on-time work … with a great understanding of the client's needs". An opponent says Christiansen is "pleasant and extremely knowledgeable". Niels Andersen, Mikkel Friis Rossa and the "very clever" Arly Carlquist are among the partners who advise on copyright and technology-related IP matters including transactions. Rossa "never overcomplicates or oversells", according to one client who adds: "He offers clear opinions without the usual and dreadfully tiring reservations and qualifications." The client continues: "As a bonus, Mikkel's impressive response time and welcoming nature makes you always feel as his number one client."

IP litigator and franchising specialist Dan Bjerg Geary, who recently joined the firm as partner, has already started impressing clients with his "theoretical knowledge" and "pragmatic commercially-minded" advice. Copyright specialist Peer Petersen left the firm to head up Bird & Bird's IP practice in Denmark. Louise Mühlbach Breining and Inge Kirstine Skou are the rising stars to watch.

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