Entertainment Law or Media Law, is a set of relevant laws, rules, policies, and regulations, formed for provided necessary legal services to people, agencies, companies, institutions, and organizations of the entertainment industry on the whole. It applies to the entertainment media of all types including Film Industry, Television, Music, Advertisement, Internet, Publishing, and other industries in connection with these.
The Firm has an unmatched track record in servicing various verticals in the TMT practice area. We represent clients in the media sector which include large production houses (foreign and Indian), distribution companies (films and television programs), television and radio broadcasters, content owners, media companies, exhibitors and operators of theatres and multiplexes, Artists, Actors, Music Directors, Lyricists, Financers, Banks and other Financial Institutions, and other Professionals, Personnel, Industries, Companies, and Corporations involved in the activities and businesses of the media and entertainment industry.
The Firm is credited with structuring film financing and funding deals for a number of production houses and our repertoire includes structuring completion bonds transactions, structuring models for raising funds for films by way of co-production, sale-purchase and setting up of Film funds in compliance with the regulatory framework in India. The Firm has been instrumental in drafting agreements and advising the production houses for the pre-production, production, post production and distribution agreements including handling the court matters with respect to issues like copyright infringement for the film industry. Our advocates are well qualified and experienced in drafting and providing support for the documentation in film funding, financing, format licensing, talent contracts, film production and distribution, television production, software licensing/assignment, merchandising and promotion agreements and advising clients for registration of intellectual property rights viz. trademarks, copyrights, patents, etc.