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Global Leaders in Media Law Practice
Maschietto Maggiore Bessenghini is an independent Italian law firm, which has adopted the motto “Law on Your Side” to sum up its idea of legal practice. This means a practical approach to legal issues, avoiding formality except for when it serves a purpose.
The teams’ acknowledged experience allows to offer rapid, tailored service on behalf of clients in litigation, legal advice, transactional work and intellectual asset management, adapting to new developments and technologies ‘in real time’.
The firm has developed specific expertise in all areas of business law, with particular emphasis on intellectual property law as well as information and communication technology.
In this respect, the firm is mainly focussed on copyright and neighbouring rights issues, particularly on those arising from the distribution of copyrighted content through the web.
The firm has also acquired a strong expertise in e-commerce related issues, trademarks and protection of designs in the digital as well as the analogue fields.
The firm prides itself on serving several clients in the media industry, particularly in the definition and negotiation of complex contractual structures related to development, licensing, merchandising, endorsement, advertising, promotional and sponsorship, distribution and co-production agreements.
The firm assists a wide variety of national and international clients from leading multinational consumer electronics companies to media and entertainment companies.
Our clients include film companies, production houses and key individuals in these areas including directors, musicians and screen players.
Notable deals include
Assisting Italian and international production companies with co-productions and local language film projects;
Representing leading multinational players with regard to cloud computing-based services;
Advising a major advertising company on developing a Web TV format cantered on the life of a famous tennis player.
The firm draws on a solid network of tried and tested law firms all over Europe. This solid network allows the firm to develop an international client base.
Via Vivaio 6
20122 Milan, Italy
T: (+39) 02 87 239 400
F:(+39) 02 87 239 439
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T: (+39) 02 87 239 400