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Global Leaders in Media Law Practice

Established over 30 years ago, International technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) law firm Olswang LLP comprises over 700 people including more than 118 partners, across eight international offices. As a full-service, international law firm, Olswang's reputation is built on its sectors focus and its TMT expertise has shaped the firm from day one.

With a deep understanding of both local and international issues, Olswang has an unparalleled media offering in Europe. Olswang’s cross-border team advises companies in the media and entertainment sector on matters of public media law and intellectual property rights. Its media industry clients are leading players in the television, film, music, marketing services, radio, theatre, newspaper and publishing industries and include European and international house-hold names.

Over the past year, Olswang Brussels has continued to work for both national and international film clients who are attracted by the Belgian Tax Shelter System.

Practice Areas

Olswang has undertaken a significant amount of cross-border work as a result. This work includes content distribution agreements, broadcasting agreements, film finance agreements, international co-production agreements, and agreements with artists and content providers, e-projects and interactive publishing agreements and advice on e-sales platforms and e-commerce work in general.

The Olswang Brussels Media team is led by Christine De Keersmaeker who is best known for her broad and long-standing expertise in working for the film, television, music and multi-media sector and for the creative industries, while dealing with the ever evolving digital environment.



Firm Overview

Notable Deals

Olswang has continued to work for the Belgian telecoms operator Belgacom with regard to assisting on television broadcasting right deals and for other media groups assisting on television production projects in particular reaching across borders and involving other collateral such as photography, books, exhibitions, fashion and techniques such as 3D modelling and 3D printing.

Together with the London and Paris Media and TMT teams, the Olswang Brussels IP/MCT team has delivered cross-border and cross-departmental work for Ingenious Media Investment in relation to the production of the film entitled Girls Night Out. The film is scheduled to be released in 2015.


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Olswang Brussels

Avenue Louise 326 bte 26

B-1050 Brussels, Belgium

Media contact:

Partner Christine De Keersmaeker

T: +32 2 235 0307

E: c.dekeersmaeker@olswang.com

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