Behovet for juridisk rådgivning og beskyttelse af rettigheder er større end nogensinde. Hver eneste dag downloader, streamer og køber millioner af forbrugere musik, spil, film og nyheder online. Risikoen for ulovlig udnyttelse af rettigheder er derfor i takt med digitaliseringen af medier og underholdning på mange områder steget. Det kan for producenter, udgivere og kunstnere betyde store økonomiske tab.

Vi er specialiserede inden for alle områder af medie- og underholdningsbranchen. Vi har mange års erfaring med at udarbejde og forhandle kontrakter. Med vores program for rettighedsbeskyttelse kan vi desuden overvåge markedet, undersøge mistænkelige sager og reagere hurtigt, hvis nogen ulovligt forsøger at udnytte eller misbruge vores klienters rettigheder. 

Vi repræsenterer blandt andet pladeselskaber, tv-stationer, film- og musikbranchen, agent- og reklamebureauer, kunstnere, filmproducenter og rettighedsorganisationer.

Vi rådgiver blandt andet om:

  • Musik, film og spil
  • Reklamer
  • Internet
  • Aviser, bøger og andre udgivelser
  • Sport og sponsoraftaler
  • Koncerter, teatre og events
  • Produktion og distribution
  • Udgivelsesaftaler
  • Rettighedshaver-organisationer
  • Clearing af rettigheder
  • Markedsføring og licensering
  • Presse- og medieret 

Vores brede ekspertise betyder, at alle aspekter altid tilgodeses, så du får den bedst mulige rådgivning. Vores advokater har stor indsigt i branchens særlige kommercielle udfordringer. Derfor bruger vores klienter os tit som en tæt sparringspartner og til forhandling af vanskelige aftaler. 

Vi arbejder derudover ofte sammen med advokater inden for vores andre områder, blandt andet Persondata, EU- & Konkurrenceforhold, Intellectual Property, Trademarks & Design samt Markedsføring & Reklame.

Media & Entertainment

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 private clients in the media, energy and technology industries as well as state-owned entities and municipalities.

Strengths
Sources report the advice is "to the point," and the team "always reverts quickly and within the timeframes agreed."

Interviewees note that the team is "good at simplifying things for clients and taking things from a commercial prospective."

Work highlights
Advised Blackwood Seven on capital infusions from a range of investors.

Notable practitioners
Arly Carlquist is adroit at dealing with licensing matters, as well as advising on technology agreements and compliance. Interviewees remark that "he has a very good overview."

Niels Andersen is "very recognised in the market" and handles a variety of issues, including arbitration, outsourcing and licensing matters. Market sources regard him as a "commercial and pragmatic lawyer."

Chambers and Partners Europe, TMT

Media & 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

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