Intellectual Property & Media

For every part of your life and business,
talk to GSC
+44 (0)20 7822 2222 [email protected]

Media Law Firm in London

Intellectual Property

Whether you are seeking to protect your rights or are being threatened with claims that you have infringed the rights of a third party, our Intellectual Property team can help you find the best solution, advising on all aspects of the law relating to media and intellectual property. This includes copyright, trademarks, design rights and related areas of competition and European law.

We have a strong reputation for the management and protection of intellectual property rights with cases in the High Court and the specialist Intellectual Property Enterprise Court. We have particular expertise in copyright licensing, enforcement and valuation (including disputes before the Copyright Tribunal) and also specialise in brand protection (including trade mark registrations in the UK, EU and internationally, as well as “passing off” cases).

Our Intellectual Property services include:

Media Law:

 GSC’s clients span the entertainment industry. They include global corporations, Licensing bodies, local independents and individuals. Whether their speciality is film, music, broadcasting, theatre, publishing, digital distribution, sport or sports entertainment, we help them benefit from the globalization of their industry, the digitization of their medium and the advance of technology.

We have significant experience of actions in court or before arbitrators, resolving contract disputes for our media clients or enforcing our clients’ intellectual property rights. We can do the same for you.

Ask us for commercial advice on all aspects of media law including:

  • Recording, film and video contracts
  • Film financing
  • Rights acquisition and distribution agreements
  • Licensing
  • Social Media
  • Film
  • Radio
  • Internet
  • Television and satellite
  • Commissioning
  • Digital Media
  • Publishing
  • Artist management and promotion
  • Merchandising agreements
  • Royalty disputes.

‘A small firm which punches well above its weight’ GSC Solicitors LLP undertook leasing transactions for several blue-chip corporate tenants, particularly in the media sector. It acted for a number of hotel owners regarding the acquisition and development of new hotels.

“We have found the service excellent, and it is for this reason we have continued to use GSC. The key strengths for us have been a commercial approach to deals that is often missing from solicitors, and a personal service based on a knowledge of us and our needs and long-term plans.”

“The main positive comparison we have noted from GSC is the personal touch and commercial acumen.”

“We have often used different legal firms for IP and other work in the past, but GSC’s commercial approach and professionalism, coupled with the excellent working relationship we have built up over a number of years makes it our preferred choice.”

“As a Financial Advisor I have been personally using and recommending GSC for over thirty years. I have referred clients of mine to them and only ever been thanked for the recommendation, which should convey the confidence I have in the individuals, and the firm.”

“Great result today. Just wanted to say thank you for your continued hard work in fighting our corner on this case. You have both been amazing. Michael incredible support and good ideas.”

Legal 500: 'GSC punches above its weight.’

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Have a question?

For every part of your life and business, talk to GSC

GSC Solicitors LLP
31-32 Ely Place, London EC1N 6TD
DX: 462 London/Chancery LN (View on map)

+44(0)20 7822 2222
[email protected]