Media & Entertainment

Who We Are

Our strength in related practice areas (public procurement, IPR, GDPR, competition law) has naturally created a base of clients from the media and entertainment sector. We act for local and foreign TV channels, cable companies, ticketing, internet and telecom companies, artists, opera and theatres in protection of the most valuable assets that they have – copyright, reputation and market share.

Practice In Detail
  • Copyright
  • Design Protection
  • Domain Litigation
  • IPR Due Diligence
  • Media M&A
  • Software Protection
Clients
  • Baltcom TV
  • HansaWorld
  • Latvijas Nacionālā opera
  • Latvijas Televīzija
  • MAKROENTERTAINMENT
  • OmniScriptum Publishing
  • OPTIBET
  • Orange Media
  • RIMI
  • SK Media
  • Star FM
  • VG Media

Experience

Providing strategic advice to Jaunais Rīgas teātris (17New Riga Theatre), a state-owned repertory theatre, in a potential dispute regarding copyright ownership.

Successfully defending “Draugiem” SIA, a leading Latvian social network and internet medium, in a number of civil actions involving trademark infringement, domain name and software copyright litigation.

Mackonar Impex Limited sold all its shares (29.6%) in SIA Baltcom TV to RPAX One S.A. We assisted the client with negotiations, the share purchase agreement and the completion procedures.

Assistance (jointly with Lawin) to Hogan Lovells' client Vue Enterntainment International in acquisition of Multikino, a cinema operator in Latvia. Assistance included legal due diligence and advisory on corporate governance matters under Latvian law.

Assistance to Baltcom TV, the leading cable TV operator, in acquisition of its competitor in Latvia, Interneta Pasaule SIA. Our law firm assisted with transaction documentation, negotiations and merger control filings.

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