Copyright & Media

MLL Legal’s long-standing and widely respected copyright and media team have specialised expertise in legal issues concerning copyright and media law in addition to in-depth knowledge of new media and related technologies.

Areas of expertise

  • Advice and litigation on national and international copyright issues
  • Advice and representation of parties concerning copyright and personality rights in the media, including rights of reply and injunctions
  • Representation of parties and arbitration in matters concerning copyright, software and telecommunications rights
  • Preparation of reports and legal opinions on software, copyright and media law issues
  • Advice for clients on the rollout of new forms of communication, in particular those based online, including contact with national and international regulators, issuing the relevant declarations and applying for concessions and permits
  • IP due diligence within the scope of M​​&A transactions in the software, communications and media sectors
  • Contracts for the creation of copyrighted works, including software development agreements
  • Copyright and software licence agreements and distribution agreements
  • Advice on open-source software and Creative Commons licences
  • Advice concerning the rights to works of art, in particular lending and copying rights
  • Advice on the areas where copyright and communication law overlap, including personality rights, data protection law, unfair competition law, issues relating to service providers for the sharing of online content (user-generated content platforms)

Other relevant areas

PatentsTrademarks & Designs | Geographic indications of origin

“Very client-oriented way of working: expeditious; uncomplicated; interest in a quick, pragmatic solution, which, among other things, reduces legal fees and strengthens the company’s reputation”

Legal 500 EMEA, Intellectual Property, 2022

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