Technology, Media & Entertainment

Shaping tomorrow's future

Shaping tomorrow's future

Whether you are a tech giant, a supplier to, or customer of, the tech industry, or a start up with a great idea, we can help you navigate the legal and regulatory challenges.

The Technology, Media & Entertainment sectors are fast moving; they move faster than the law. As expert legal advisers in this area, we have both the knowledge across prevalent legal disciplines, as well as the understanding of current and emerging commercial models – ensuring our knowledge is well directed and enables our clients to achieve their objectives.

The team provides advice to our clients on Commercial arrangements, Intellectual Property protection and exploitation, Corporate Finance transactions, Structured Debt facilities, Data Privacy and other Regulatory matters, Litigation and Corporate Risk scenarios and Tax planning.

Significant Deals

  • Fremantle Media (a Simon Cowell associated company) in relation to a major copyright and trademark infringement action involving world reputed X-FACTOR reality music show
  • A Nigerian commercial bank in providing independent assessment on the viability of the intellectual property rights of a foremost Nigerian Entertainment company
  • Sony Music Entertainment in relation to its re-investment in the Nigerian Music and entertainment landscape
  • Africa Capital Alliance in relation to its investment in Filmhouse Cinemas and Film One, for cinema roll-out expansion, film distribution and production across Nigeria
  • A leading English Firm on the television landscape in Nigeria in relation to Government/regulatory requirements for terrestrial over-the-air and cable/satellite broadcasting channels with online/digital elements

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