Entertainment & Media

Our media experience ranges from broadcasting and endorsement contracts to television show licensing arrangements and joint venture arrangement between media companies. Our key practice areas cover films (including Bollywood and regional cinema) to new media such as electronic books and other online content distribution media such print and digital media

For motion Pictures, OTTs and Television, we have been consistently advising and negotiating for the development of content including acquisition of pre-existing copyright works, like books, films, plays, etc. format adaptations, format licensing. The team regularly acts as commercial-legal production counsels for advising, structuring and negotiating deals across various production and distribution models, for syndication and licensing of content for domestic and international film distribution across platforms (traditional and new media) in established and emerging markets.

Besides acting in a commercial-legal role on behalf of some of India’s leading acting talent for their brand endorsements, and as hosts and participants in films, television reality shows, we have also been advising and negotiating, licensing and distribution of music content, including of films, through various physical media and digital platforms; advising on engagement of international music artists for their live performances and other professional engagements in India.

Opinions

DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS FOR THE START-UP SECTOR IN INDIA: IMPLICATIONS AND POLICY MEASURES

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Anton Pillar Order: Witch Hunt in the World of IP

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GENERICIDE: DEATH OF A TRADEMARK

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Research and Insights

Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code: A catalyst to Business and Investment in India

I & B Code vis-à-vis Ease of Doing Business The Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code has proved to be one of the key legislative reforms that has, and continues,

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Balance Sheets As ‘acknowledgement Of Debt’: End Of Long Drawn Confusion

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (‘Code’) was incorporated with the aim to facilitate speedy debt resolution process and balance of interest of the all the stakeholders.

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Arcelormittal India Private Limited Vs. Satish Kumar Gupta & Ors.: Filling of Judicial Granite in 29A(c) of Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016

‘Quando aliquid prohibetur ex directo, prohibetur et per obliquum’, meaning what cannot be done directly, cannot be done indirectly,

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