EU Media & Technology Law
European media and technology law is of increasing importance to creative industries, broadcasters and internet organisations. European media law concerns such issues as the exploitation of content across the EU, copyright protection, collective management of copyright, advertising, data protection, protection of minors and news access.
European media law is of major importance to creative industries, broadcasters and internet organisations. Benoît Keane has extensive experience in advising on European media law. He acted in the Murphy / QC Leisure case which concerned the use of foreign broadcasts of FA Premier League matches in pubs and the exploitation of media rights on a territorial basis. He advises on the impact of EU law for the exploitation of content across the EU, copyright protection, collective management, advertising, protection of minors and news access.
EU legislation is having a profound effect upon the digital economy. Data Protection legislation has become an essential consideration for all organisations and businesses in particular since the bolstering of the EU data protection authorities’ powers. Benoit Keane has the experience to guide organisations through this brave new world.
- Rights protection and collective rights management
- Cross border sales of media rights
- Listing of major sport and cultural events
- State aid to public broadcasters and films