Media, communication, entertainment

Media publishing (digital and print) and media companies,

UGGC Law Firm has a recognized expertise in the following areas in particular:

  • Drafting and negotiation of book publishing contracts and assignment of rights for digital and print publications;
  • Drafting and negotiation of contracts for the transfer of assets and rights (books, scientific articles, reports and other publications);
  • Employment contracts and assignment of rights with editors, salaried and freelance journalists, graphic designers, illustrators, etc. and issues related to their social status;
  • Assistance and representation in pre-litigation and litigation matters including without limitation: handing over of manuscripts, copyright infringement, plagiarism, royalty reporting, requirement for permanent and ongoing exploitation, respect of moral rights, etc.;
  • Fight against copyright infringement: legal actions for site-blocking and deindexing;
  • Regulations applicable to press companies: neighbouring rights of press publishers; state-support programs;, transparency requirements; financing; media pluralism; merger regulations; press distribution; legal deposit ;
  • Due diligence and audits of press companies;

The firm assists writers, journalists, publishers and press companies in all their legal issues.

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