TECHNOLOGY, MEDIA SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT

IP is not our only niche.

Responding to our clients’ legal needs across the full spectrum of their activities, we have over the years developed expertise in the areas of media, entertainment, technology, data protection and sports, where we provide a full range of transactional, advisory and dispute resolution services.

TECHNOLOGY & DATA PROTECTION

From a legal perspective, one of the greatest challenges posed by the Internet relates to the protection of privacy and personal data. While the relevant legislation is focused on protecting private individuals, numerous issues arise in connection with the processing of personal data and their transmission within and beyond the EU.

Our Firm’s services in this field include:

  • Providing support in the collection, use and transfer of data
  • Notifications to the Data Protection Authority
  • The international transfer of personal data
  • Dealing with sanctions in the event of non-conformity to the Greek legislation
  • Management of personal data in the workplace
  • Use of personal data in promotional and advertising actions
  • Electronic communications and personal data.
MEDIA & ADVERTISING

The media industry in Greece has found itself in a rapidly changing landscape. As in other sectors, innovation is key to success and consolidating a leading position. Understanding the unique challenges our clients face, we strive to deliver innovative and comprehensive solutions to international media corporations by applying our in-depth knowledge of the media industry and media transactions. The complex and constantly shifting landscape of Information Technology demands clear, precise and up-to-the-minute advice.

The areas we advise on include:

  • Defamation litigation
  • Social media related issues and the drafting of social media policies
  • Online, mobile and video games
  • Advertising, marketing and communications
  • Negotiating and drafting of commercial agreements relating to the transmission, production and management of programs
  • Digital media publishing
  • Content licensing and distribution
  • Negotiating and drafting software agreements and subsequent licensing
SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT

In ever-evolving markets such as sports and entertainment, it is vital to understand the plethora of parameters that must be taken into account and the legal implications that may arise. We provide individual athletes, teams and their owners, artists, authors, models and musicians with strategic advice pertinent to both their professional and private lives, serving as counsel on a wide array of matters from high-stakes litigation to labour and intellectual property issues. We work closely with agents, managers, publicists and other professionals on the structuring and negotiation of primary contracts. We advise on player disputes, endorsement deals, venue leases and sponsorship agreements.

The services we offer include:

  • Sports litigation and arbitrations
  • Licensing agreements
  • Structuring, drafting and negotiating agreements and contracts
  • Media rights
  • Franchise
  • Advice on, and administration of the licensing procedures with the Greek Football Federation, UEFA and the Professional Sports Commission

We understand how the media, sports and entertainment industries work and strive to find a creative approach.