MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT LAW

In media and entertainment law, companies are constantly faced with new legal requirements due to rapidly changing social and technical conditions.

In media and entertainment law, CORPLEGAL advises national and international projects and productions. Our clients come from the fields of film and TV, press, publishing, sports and advertising.

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A special focus lies in the area of film. In addition to general production support, we assist film projects with regard to their contractual implementation with production companies, broadcasters, authors and artists. In addition, we deal with distribution, rights exploitation, sales and license trading.

CORPLEGAL supports its clients with regard to the financing of their projects, e.g. through fund structures, private equity investments or similar financing instruments. Representation in legal disputes is also a focal point of our work in this area.

We support publishers in their daily contractual business with authors, photographers, illustrators and other creators of intellectual creations, in particular in the transfer of rights. We advise on the drafting of publishing contracts as well as on the purchase or sale of publishing companies or parts thereof. In the area of press and statements law, we enforce the claims of companies and private individuals, including injunctions, revocations, counterstatements, damages - if necessary also in court.

Our main areas of expertise in media and entertainment law are

  • Contract drafting for production companies and legal advice during production
  • Contract drafting for broadcasters and artists
  • Sponsoring and advertising contracts
  • Influencer contracts
  • Advice to distribution and sales companies on the purchase and sale of films
  • Preparation of and advice on the conclusion of exploitation contracts
  • Advice on the drafting of license agreements
  • Author, photographer and illustrator contracts
  • Drafting of publishing contracts
  • Transaction-related advice on the purchase and sale of companies and parts of companies
  • Advice and representation in the area of press and statement law
  • Litigation in the entire area of media and entertainment law