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Global Leaders in Media Law Practice
WAN Avocats enjoys a solid reputation in intellectual property law as well as information and communication technology policies. In this respect, the firm’s activity is mainly focused on copyright and neighboring rights issues. WAN also deals with trademarks, patterns or designs protection matters particularly in the digital field.
Over the last decade, WAN has assisted international companies in new fields such as fashion, sport and internet. The firm represents a wide variety of key actors in these areas including prominent musicians, artists, independent labels or collective management societies.
The practice deals with clients in Luxembourg, Ireland and the United States mostly in “Madoff” litigation and for business matters.
As a member of WITL and IAEL, the firm is in direct contact with law firms all over Europe, most of them being specialised in IT law. This solid network allows WAN to develop an international client base.
WAN operates on behalf of clients for litigation, legal advice, negotiation and auditing. The firm has strong expertise and advices on three main areas of law:
Culture and Communication
Music industry, intellectual property, IT, entertainment, audio-visual and film production, art, book publishing, trademarks and designs.
Business and Corporate
Corporate formalities, M&As, competition, incorporation and follow-up of companies.
WAN helps and supports companies throughout various stages of their development. What distinguishes the firm in its business law practice is its expertise in the field of media. WAN has taken part in several M&As in this particular field thus has developed expertise in legal auditing and cultural businesses valuations. Moreover, the firm advices various banks and financial institutions and is currently conducting several actions in “Madoff litigations” all over the world.
Employment agreements, contract management, special regimes, employee representation, criminal and labour law.
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