Simont Braun - Avocats advocaten lawyers

ICT, Media and Telecommunications

The media and telecommunications sectors are extremely fast-moving and face continuous challenges from technical developments and the constantly changing legal environment. Many aspects are affected by legal issues, ranging from day-to-day operations to strategy definition.

Simont Braun assists Media & Telecoms operators to negotiate and draft agreements, whether related to intellectual property, information technologies, data protection, commercial law, insurance law, contract law, public and administrative law or tax law. We also provide advice on data protection policies and related issues. We enjoy extensive experience in the resolution of contentious matters in these areas, whether via alternative dispute resolution methods or court proceedings.

Some of our recent assignments:

  • Negotiation of broadcasting agreements;

  • Defence in court of internet service providers against copyright collecting societies alleging copyright infringement or demanding far-reaching network control measures;

  • Assistance provided to radio and TV operators before the regulatory authorities in respect of alleged misconduct.