Media, communication, entertainment

Overview

UGGC Law Firm has a team of recognized lawyers specialized in media, communication and entertainment law. Their areas of expertise include:

  • Film, TV and audiovisual services, radio;
  • Media financing;
  • Shows, theatrical performances and events;
  • Music;
  • Media publishing (digital and print) – including books, newspapers and magazines – and media companies;
  • Press, photography, image, reputation and crisis communication;
  • Innovations, multimedia, Internet, and platforms;
  • CSR reporting, sustainable development, compliance;
  • Sport, e-sport, games and sports betting.

The firm has a renowned expertise in the development, production, exploitation, protection and regulation of cultural and creative content. The team’s practice is particularly recognized in the following areas: music; film, TV, radio and photography; shows, theatre and events; book publishing (digital and print) and media companies; multimedia and the Internet (development of applications, software, etc.).

UGGC’s attorneys also have a strong reputation in the field of communication regulations. The firm advises clients on press offences (defamation, libel, insult, right of reply, etc.), protection of reputation, management of image rights and crisis communication. The Firm’s expertise in communications is also reflected in the team’s involvement in communications relating to corporate social responsibility, sustainable development and assistance in compliance with transparency and risk prevention obligations (“compliance”).

UGGC advises all types of clients – companies (start-ups, SMEs, large corporations), foundations, associations and NGOs, individuals – on contentious and non-contentious matters, as well as on the legislative and regulatory changes to be expected.

The Firm is a member of numerous professional bodies, associations and clubs, including: IAEL (International Association of Entertainment Lawyers), Observatoire de la Transformation Audiovisuelle, Club de l’Audiovisuel, Cercle Culture et Médias, Médiaclub, ACEECCA (Association des Conseils et Experts Européens du Cinéma et de la Communication Audiovisuelle), MLRC (Media Law Resource Center), and the IFTA (Independent Film & Television Alliance) arbitration panel.

The team expertise is recognized by international and national rankings, including the Legal 500, Leaders League, Media Law International, Chambers & Partners, Best Lawyers and Who’s Who Legal.

 

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