Legal Advice for Film and Entertainment

We advise and represent players in the entertainment industry, such as production companies, publishers, investors and exploitation businesses, artists and other creative professionals involved with film, the media, music and entertainment. A number of film production projects have our assistance every year. Our long time practical expert knowledge ranges from the idea and project concept stage through contracts and subsidy filings to release. We may also assume revenue collection, defend from rights infringement and assist with crisis management. Film and entertainment industry and professionals associations are also among our clients.

  • Authors’, performers’ and producers’ rights and contracts
  • Moral rights, personality and pricavy protection
  • Protection of titles and concepts
  • Legal aspects of financing and investor relationships
  • International co-productions
  • Acquisition and protection of underlying rights
  • Domestic and cross-border publishing and exploitation agreements
  • Collecting societies
  • Swiss and foreign film funding and other subsidy proceedings
  • Employment
  • Representation in out-of-court legal action, in court and before public authorities