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The use and importance of technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) in everyday life has increased exponentially, and with it, the need for bespoke legal advice from practitioners who understand your industry and its issues. Our lawyers are immersed in the TMT sector. We understand the challenges you face and we are equipped to smooth your path to success.

The firm offers a full service to clients in the TMT sectors across all legal disciplines.

Our technology sector clients include internet and mobile service providers, online retailers, adtech businesses, big data and data analytics businesses, software and web services providers, computer and consumer device manufacturers, computer and video games developers, technology service providers, cleantech companies, telehealthcare providers and financial services businesses.

Our media sector clients include major studios, broadcasters, financiers, film and television production companies, distributors, international sales agents, publishers, rights holders and digital media businesses.

Our telecoms sector clients include mobile virtual network operators, handset manufacturers, retailers, banks, infrastructure providers, industry associations and the regulators.

 

Notable deals / highlights

Technology

  • Advised and represented Google in its High Court litigation concerning key word advertising and ran cases brought against resellers of Adwords for trade mark infringement and passing off

  • Advising Olympus Europa Holding GmbH on the outsourcing of their European IT infrastructure to Info AG

 Media

  • Advising the BBC on £560m licence fee contract.

  • Advising Elvis Presley Enterprises on bringing High Court proceedings in the UK, and successfully obtaining summary judgment against an ex-licensee in respect of unauthorised use of Elvis Presley Enterprise's trade marks on CDs of Elvis remixes.

Telecommunications

  • Advising Motorola Inc and Motorola Mobility in its defence of a claim brought by an operating partner involving services in multiple jurisdictions in EMEA and the Americas.

  • Advising the Ministry of Communications of Turkmenistan on a deal to build and launch the country’s first communications satellite.

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