Media, sports and entertainment

Magnusson lawyers advise on a full spectrum of entertainment-related legal and business issues, from complex distribution and licensing agreements to mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures.

Magnusson provides clients with a combination of specific client focus and substantive industry expertise to help them achieve strategic, long-term success.

Our services include:

Commercial agreements

• Digital media and technology agreements and content licensing, production and distribution deals;
• Establishment of agency agreements on behalf of the agent but also as representatives of right holders.

Freedom of speech and freedom of the press

• Advice on freedom of speech matters relating to different technologies.

Intellectual property law

• Advice on complex IP issues related to copyright, domain names and trademarks;
• Substantial experience in licensing of brands.

Litigation and arbitration

• Representation in defamation litigation cases, copyright, trademark and other media related litigation cases. In most recent cases we have reached substantial positive out of court deals in favour of our clients. Our aim is always to find the best solution for our client, even in tough disputes.

Marketing law

• Advice on marketing law, including advice concerning marketing campaigns aimed at avoiding legal issues with authorities and competitors.

Mergers and acquisitions

• Advice on new media transactions in the publishing industries as well as other transactions where the main assets in the company are IP rights.