Copyright

With copyright laws varying from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, our network of patent and trade mark attorneys and lawyers provide a uniquely international approach to copyright matters. Working in all areas of copyright – software, video games, websites, promotional materials, books, films, TV programmes, music and apps – we help clients maximise their protection and exploitation of copyright and defend against infringement claims.

 
 







Copyright strategy

We can:

  • advise on ownership, infringement and fair use
  • secure the maximum return on copyright for as long as possible 
  • help leverage copyright with third parties

Protecting copyright

We can register copyright in applicable countries, where desired.


Copyright transactions

We can advise on and draft documentation for copyright transactions, including:

  • Assignments
  • Licensing
  • Escrow arrangements
  • R&D commissions
  • Royalty-sharing
  • Security purposes
  • Publishing
  • Agreements with entertainment and literary agents and managers
  • Software development
  • Film, TV and music production agreements
  • Recording, performance and events management contracts

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Director

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Charlie Balme
Partner

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Kirsten Coetzee
Associate

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