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Trevisan & Cuonzo ssists IT clients with the full
spectrum of issues,and is seasoned in media and entertainment law,
handling broadcasting, music and publishing mandates

The Legal 500, 2023

We provide all-round legal assistance to global and domestic clients in the sectors including broadcasting, music, print & digital publishing and multimedia technologies.

We assist with pre-publication rights clearance, drafting of commercial contracts and any IP related disputes. Our team has acquired substantial experience in TV-format cases, disputes regarding personality rights, defamation, plagiarism and unfair competition in the media field.

Recent notable cases:

Advising the fifth largest internet company (by revenue), specialised in mobile apps, internet value added services and entertainment, on ISP and internet liability regulations and compliance in Italy, with a view of assisting in market entry for a new music app

Defending a prominent Dutch company, active in the field of production and distribution of TV shows and programs throughout the world, in a complex litigation concerning copyright infringement for a tv-show format

Assisting one of the most famous and leading companies which develops, markets, publishes and distributes video games for consoles, PCs, mobile phones and similar in a complex dispute involving protection of privacy, personality and publicity rights

Assisting one of the most famous pop-singer in the world in a complex dispute based on allegation of plagiarism

Assisting a US not-for-profit television network, on a regular basis in the negotiations of contracts related to content such as images, reports, articles, videos which are included in our client broadcast programming

Defending Italy's most famous 'puzzle' magazines in proceedings instigated by a competitor on allegations of violation of copyright, trademark infringement and acts of unfair competition

Entertainment, Publishing & Multimedia - Trevisan & Cuonzo