Media, Sports and Entertainment
The development within media, entertainment and telecom is accelerating at full speed. New content services emerge every day. The music industry is a good example. Today, music is primarily sold digitally and via internet services. The market for online games is another example. At the same time, social media blossom like never before, challenging businesses, for example in relation to intellectual property rights, marketing, and personal user rights.
NJORD’s experienced media, sports and entertainment team have in-depth knowledge about and many years’ experience within this area. We offer assistance to a number of players in the media, sports and entertainment business about complicated cases within a wide range of legal areas, including:
- Contract law
- Labour law
- Tax law
- Intellectual property law
- Data protection law
- Marketing law
The NJORD team also boasts strong competences within the rules of sport, e.g. competition rules prepared by individual sports associations, at both national and international level, as well as the rules prepared by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Our clients include:
- Sports associations
- Media companies
NJORD is classed as “Other Noted Firm” within Media, Sports and Entertainment (i.e. active but not yet ranked) by Chambers and Partners, 2017.
“NJORD Law Firm has a strong roster of international clients. Practice head Jeppe Brogaard Clausen specialises in handling copyright infringement matters in the music and film sectors.”
– Legal 500, 2017
“NJORD Law Firm is building a leading position as local media expert with a global portfolio that includes entertainment and sports clients. Led by Jeppe Brogaard Clausen, the team assisted HBO in Denmark and Norway on media matters. The team also advised one of the world’s largest media groups on an ongoing basis on personal data protection legislation, compliance and transfer of data to third parties under the Safe Harbour regime. Lawyers also have a particular focus on copyright across the Nordic countries.”
– Media Law International, 2016