Practice Areas

GENERAL CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL

TRANSACTIONAL SERVICES 

Company, partnerships and LLP formations and structuring;
Joint ventures and collaborations;
Co-founders Agreements, Shareholders Agreements, Employment Agreements;
Investment Agreements, Term Sheets;
Franchise agreements;
Distribution and supply agreements;
Service Agreements, Technology development, Intellectual Property assignment and licensing agreements;
Property Lease Agreements, Leave and License Agreements;
Support and Maintenance agreements;
Company policies such as ESOP Policy, POSH Policy, Code of Conduct;
Website terms of use, privacy policy, EULA, cookie policy, payment and refund policy;
Intellectual Property (Trademark, Copyright, Patent, etc) registrations.
Other Agreements

ADVISORY SERVICES

General commercial advice;
General Intellectual Property and Internet and Technology advice.
Data Protection and Privacy including GDPR and CCPA advisory.
Other general advisory services as per requirements of the business

SPORTS

TRANSACTIONAL SERVICES

Event Rights Agreements;
Media and Digital Rights Agreements;
Agreements for Ground Sponsorships, Broadcast Sponsors, Associate Sponsors, Commercial Airtime Advertisers, Jersey Sponsors, other sponsorship agreements;
Franchise Agreements;
Player Agreements, Player Loan Agreements;
Event operations; leasing and financing, Venue Agreements;
Other Agreements.

ADVISORY SERVICES

Advise on multiple issues around organising, hosting, broadcasting, sporting events such as various licenses, compliance with contractual rights and obligations, music clearances, insurance and risk management, etc.

GAMING

TRANSACTIONAL SERVICES

Product Development Agreements;
Technology Transfer/License Agreements;
Consultancy Agreements;
Service and other Agreements;
ADVISORY SERVICES
Advise on legal and regulatory landscape around legality of fantasy sports, gaming, gambling,  sporting NFTs, new technologies, etc.

MUSIC

TRANSACTIONAL SERVICES

Recording, producing, distribution, songwriting and publishing agreements;
Music licensing agreements across all distribution channels;
Merchandising, touring and appearance agreements;
Endorsements, sponsorships, advertising, promotions and brand agreements;
Emerging media and technology agreements;
Intra-group agreements governing recording relationships and group ownership;
Management and agency representation agreements;
Film and television executive music producer, composer and soundtrack agreements;
Complex projects involving the clearance of multiparty rights in connection with the exploitation of music properties in all media platforms;
Intellectual property (such as copyright and trademark) assignment agreements and licence agreements
Other agreements.

ADVISORY SERVICES

Legal opinions on a variety of issues such as copyright and trademark issues, royalties, licensing, legal and regulatory restrictions and compliances, etc.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

We advise our clients, both international and domestic including start-ups, in respect of protection and monetization of their global intellectual property portfolio. Our team of expert attorneys and agents specialise in search and filing, obtaining registrations, prosecution, litigation, and enforcement of trademarks, patents, copyrights, designs, geographical indications. We also specialise in providing transactional services such as, but not limited to, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, IP assignment agreements, IP license agreements, patent licensing, technology transfer agreements, etc in relation to our clients several intellectual property assets.

DATA PROTECTION AND CYBER SECURITY

We currently assist companies in reviewing their existing privacy notices and other relevant internal policies concerning personal data and help them draft appropriate policies and notices to ensure that they will remain compliant. With the implementation of the new GDPR, many organisations will need to update their privacy notices and policies and revamp their internal policies concerning collection and handling of personal data. The team is already working with organisations to assess current policies and procedures and to being the updating process and is well placed to guide both large and small organisations in this area.
The team is also experienced in providing training programmes for organisations that assist in bringing staff and management up to speed on their privacy rules and regulations.

INTERNET AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

The laws and contractual framework surrounding emerging technology and business models such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud, and new and emerging technologies etc.

MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT

TRANSACTIONAL SERVICES

Talent and services agreements for actors and on-screen talent in both scripted and unscripted productions;
Sponsorship and endorsement deals on behalf of film stars, television personalities or the corporate sponsors;
Representation of producers, directors, screenwriters, composers, in connection with their participation and endeavours in the film and television industry.
Complex projects involving the clearance of multiparty rights in connection with the exploitation of intellectual property in film and television;
Structuring film financing;
Negotiating deals for production houses;
Negotiating deals with film distributors, DTH and OTT service providers, and multiplexes/cinema houses.
Structuring Intellectual Property assignments and licensing deals on a multi-jurisdiction basis.

ADVISORY SERVICES

Libel read opinions;
Script clearance memos;
Risk assessment memos on a variety of issues such as personality rights, publicity rights, privacy issues, brand-related challenges, etc.