Preparation of an opinion for Netflix - one of the largest film and television streaming platforms in the world - on the implementation of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive and the Directive on Copyright and Related Rights in the Digital Single Market in Latvia.
Regular assistance to Ekspress Grupp AS and Biļešu paradīze SIA with various aspects of commercial law.
Represented the largest Latvian news portal "Delfi" (owned by leading Baltic media group Ekspress Grupp) in acquisition of the leading Latvian ticket sales company "Biļešu paradīze". VILGERTS team assisted in the whole process, including with the due diligence, transaction advisory, negotiations and financing arrangements.
Improvement of regulatory legislation of Industrial Property Rights.
Representation of clients and trademark owners in the Latvian Patent Board for trademark registration procedures and disputes of Industrial Property Board of Appeal.
Research of intellectual property and risk assessment, management of intellectual property strategy.
Representation of clients in proceedings of copyright, trademark and industrial design protection.
Successfully defending the Latvian National Theatre against a claim of joint copyright of a dramatico-musical work.
Suing one of Latvia's most visited news webpage for defamation of the Latvian National Opera and it's management.
Administering content owners RTL group, Rai Spa, VG Media, Arte G.E.I.E. rights and licensing them to cable operators.