Advertising

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Advertising

For our advertising clients, communication is crucial to their core business. We offer a unique combination of the established expertise in entertainment law with our insight in the developments that impact this fast-moving sector. Both in copyright clearances as in contractual negotiations we aim to offer a user-friendly and efficient result that responds to the agencies’ and advertiser’s business and creative needs. Given our expertise in the field of new technologies, a significant part of our work consists of legal support concerning interactive advertising, user generated content, mobile marketing, ePrivacy, etc. We also provide support in the field of market practices and/or consumer rights: price and other notices, regulation on end-of-season sales, contests, premium campaigns etc. We have contacts worldwide with other specialist advertising law firms and are accustomed to co-ordinating Pan-European clearings.

On a regular basis we advise artists, art galleries and museums on legal issues involving art and cultural heritage.

Media & Entertainment

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Media & Entertainment

We have been representing for many years diverse players in the national and international media and entertainment industry: music, film and television production companies, publishing companies, promoters, agents, managers, performing artists, etc. We also frequently operate as a legal partner in related sectors, like photography. Our services within these sectors are focused on legal and strategic advice, negotiation, editing and auditing of contracts, as well as support in litigation.

We have extensive experience in advising our commercial and non-profit educational broadcast clients on all facets of regulatory compliance and policy, transactional matters, and the practical commercial and business issues attendant to them.

Design & Fashion

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Design & Fashion

The unique characteristics of the fashion and design industry require legal mechanisms to protect intellectual property and to encourage growth. Our work for manufacturers and retailers in fashion, design and luxury goods includes advisory services, devising strategic solutions and litigation as a last resort in view of the valorization and protection of their creations.


Innovation is crucial for a business to be able to move forward. Significant investments are made in research and development. Innovation projects, especially in cooperation with other companies, require an efficient legal framework to ensure protection of know-how, financing of the investments, sharing of costs, and an efficient exploitation and valorization of the output.

We have substantive experience in providing businesses, innovation centers, universities, etc. robust and pragmatic advice regarding legal and contractual framework to adequately protect and structure their research and development projects.

We have dealt with diverse aspects of innovation projects such as:

  • set up of the contract structure (project, development, implementation phase)
    • personal data protection mechanisms day-to-day advice for IT companies
    intellectual property
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  • project governance
    • personal data protection mechanisms day-to-day advice for IT companies
    cost sharing
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Sport is established as a major part of the media and entertainment sector. We advise athletes and agents, sporting clubs and associations, sponsors, broadcasters and venues on the contractual and regulatory issues facing those involved in the sporting world. In addition to our knowledge of the numerous national and international sports regulations, our experience in other domains is enriching: intellectual property rights (portrait law, endorsement, branding, sponsoring,...), corporate law, labour law, etc. We have a genuine understanding of commercial reality in the sporting world, combining legal skills with an active involvement.

We have a broad knowledge of the rules surrounding information technology, e-commerce, data processing and telecommunications. We use a multi-disciplinary approach for solving legal questions relating to technology and innovation. We deal with legal matters in all aspects of information technology and data protection through, inter alia:

  • contract law advice and, in particular, drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts and software license agreements
    • personal data protection mechanisms day-to-day advice for IT companies
    personal data protection mechanisms day-to-day advice for IT companies
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  • website screenings
    • personal data protection mechanisms day-to-day advice for IT companies
    legal counseling in respect of e-contracts
  • default_titlelegal counseling on market practices
  • default_titledrafting and legal counseling on privacy declarations and policies
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