Media and Entertainment

The media and entertainment industries have been transformed by technology. Lawyers in our Media and Entertainment team have long and in-depth experience of advising and assisting companies in the media and entertainment sector, including film studios and production houses, TV networks and other companies, telecoms and technology corporations, labels and management companies, new media companies, and many others on the agreements, rights clearance, licensing and regulatory issues that need to be addressed in today’s media and entertainment sector.

We advise on:

  • rights clearance and licensing issues in film, TV, music and other content (both licensing in and licensing out)
  • content licensing agreements
  • content distribution agreements
  • re-mastering agreements
  • software licensing issues and agreements
  • advertising issues and agreements
  • sponsorship agreements
  • technology enabling agreements
  • sector relevant regulatory issues in HK and other jurisdictions
  • cross border agreements.


Lawyers in our Media and Entertainment team have advised on:

  • rights clearance and licensing issues for a proposed VOD service
  • content licensing agreements for film and television programmes
  • standard agreements for licensing and distribution of content
  • re-mastering and archiving agreements for a large film library
  • licensing agreements (both in and out) for a pay per view service of Chinese language films