The media sector is rapidly developing as it evolves, transforms and consolidates to meet regulatory requirements, challenges and industry changes.
Our Media expertise
The media sector has rapidly evolved and transformed over recent years, due to new legislation and regulatory requirements, slowing growth in advertising spend, sector consolidation and the rapid transformation of how consumers digest content.
Our team has significant expertise in the broadcasting, recording, publishing, marketing and advertising industries, as well as advising on the distribution of a range of digital content, including TV, music, electronic games and advertising content.
We work with large well-known national and international media companies, advising on complex, market-leading matters.
How we can help
Our team advises on:
- The full range of commercial agreements for content creation and distribution
- The protection and enforcement of IP rights, including copyright and trade marks
- Marketing, advertising (including advertising technology, targeted marketing and behavioural advertising), branding, sponsorship and ambassador agreements
complex licensing agreements
- Production and broadcasting agreements
- Event promotion arrangements
- Social media issues
- Compliance with regulatory legislation, such as the Broadcasting Services Act, Privacy Act and Spam Act
- Joint ventures and acquisitions of rights
- Disputes, including defamation proceedings
The Media Team
Insights from the Team
Sydney Trains | Landmark outdoor advertising contracts
Sydney Trains finalises two new landmark outdoor advertising contracts.
Are Media | TV WEEK Logie Awards
Australian TV’s night of nights, the TV WEEK Logie Awards, moves broadcast home
Other services used by our Media clients
We advise on the application of the Franchising Code and have specialist expertise in its content and application.
We advise clients in all forms of intellectual property protection, from idea generation and commercialisation, to protecting their interests.
Competition & Regulation
We advise clients on navigating the issues, investigations and enforcement of competition & regulation laws.
Our lawyers understand that taking action through litigation is sometimes required to successfully achieve business goals.
Advertising, Brand & Marketing
We advise clients on their legal and regulatory requirements when taking their advertising, branding and marketing activities to market.