Media law is a dynamic, highly specialised field. Constant advances in digital communications technology mean that the law evolves quickly. BAHR advises companies that work directly or indirectly in creating, arranging, distributing or marketing music, film, theatre, television, radio, newspapers, magazines, books, sports or games.

We focus on offering clients leading expertise in the legal issues combined with specialist knowledge of the commercial and political environment surrounding the media industry. Our Media team has extensive knowledge of the different types of contracts and industry agreements used in connection with e.g. production and distribution of films, TV programmes, radio programmes, music, books, periodicals, computer games and other forms of entertainment. Moreover, our specialists have comprehensive experience in negotiating and drafting tailored solutions for players in the industry.

Our advice is based on practical experience and understanding of our clients’ businesses, commercial strategy and individual risk profile. We aim to balance our legal advice with pragmatism and an appreciation of relevant regulatory strictures as well as our clients’ business environment and needs.

Our Media team works alongside the firm’s specialists in other areas, such as intellectual property rights, IT law, market law, competition law and tax law. This enables us to offer advice in all matters relating to media law.

Our services

We offer highly specialised advice related to:

  • Broadcasting and TV distribution
  • Film and TV production
  • Radio business
  • Publication in the press and in literature
  • Games and entertainment services
  • Advertising business
  • Regulatory matters
  • Radio and TV legislation
  • Copyright and other intellectual property rights
  • Market law
  • Competition law cases
  • Marketing and personal data
  • IP matters
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Company law matters
  • Financing
  • Tax
  • Dispute management, litigation and arbitration
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