Media & Entertainment 2018-03-08T22:47:52+00:00

Media & Entertainment

Entertainment and culture are essential elements in our lives, since they represent leisure and recreation for children, adolescents, and adults. As such, these industries have evolved through innovation and technological development to become synchronized with what society demands. Cultural content and entertainment industries grow by the day, becoming more sophisticated and even more in demand, which has created notable expansion in the industry in the past few years, and has caused a huge impact on world economies. It has awoken the interest of nations, which have created more regulations, policies, and incentives to better growth and development.

SOLINES & ASOCIADOS, observant of new business models that have arisen in the industry as a main product of the development of technology, provides cutting edge legal services to multinational companies, as well as to small and medium-sized companies and private persons to allow them to face the challenges that the entertainment and cultural industries impose. Our services focus on the following areas:

Advertising

The regulation of advertising in our country has had a very important evolution over recent years; new laws and norms of lesser hierarchy have been promulgated that suppose the establishment of a series of policies and obligations that must be fulfilled and that are subject to a strict control of organisms and public institutions created for the effect. In this sense, adequate legal advice in these aspects can prevent companies, especially advertising agencies and media, from incurring infractions that may be subject to sanctions. SOLINES & ASOCIADOS has a specialized team that will help you solve legal concerns related to:

  • Regulation of advertising
  • Advertising contracts
  • Protection of advertising content
  • Actions for unfair practices related to advertising
  • Advertising in the digital environment
  • Self-regulation processes
  • Sponsorship in sanctioning processes
  • Ambush Marketing

Cinema

  • Registration of cinematographic work
  • Registration of animation characters
  • Defense of copyright (director, screenwriter, composer), cinematographic producers, and actors
  • Production and co-production contracts
  • Assignment and licensing of rights: digital environment
  • Representation contracts
  • Image management for actors
  • Publicity, merchandising, product placement, tele-promotion
  • Pre-sales and sales to distributors or agents
  • Financing
  • Elimination or modification of technological protection measures and information protection for the management of rights
  • Rights administered by collective management companies (Ecuador and other countries)
  • Premiere and pre-premiere events for short films and long films

Audiovisual

  • Registration of audiovisual work
  • Protection of television formats
  • Defense of copyrights, rights of audiovisual producers and actors
  • Program content and publicity
  • Assignment and licensing of television rights: digital environment
  • Image copyrighting
  • Publicity, merchandising, product placement, tele-promotion
  • Pre-sales and sales to distributors or agents
  • Contracting of actors and other production personnel
  • Financing
  • Elimination or modification of technological protection measures and information protection for the management of rights
  • Rights administered by collective management companies (Ecuador and other countries)

Music

  • Registration of musical works
  • Defense of copyright of authors, composers, phonogram producers, artists, and interpreters
  • Music edition contracts
  • Music production contracts: digital copyright
  • Assignment and licensing of copyrights: digital environment
  • Contracts with agents and representatives
  • Artist image copyright
  • Publicity and merchandising
  • Financing
  • Elimination or modification of technological protection measures and information protection for the management of rights
  • Rights administered by collective management companies (Ecuador and other countries)
  • Pre-sale and sale of musical shows to promoters or agents
  • Organization of public music shows

 Theatre and Dance

  • Registration of theater and dance pieces
  • Defense of copyright for authors, producers, and actors
  • Theater, dance or musical representation contracts
  • Assignment and licensing of rights
  • Representation contracts
  • Contracting of actors and artists
  • Actor and artist image copyrights
  • Publicity, merchandising, product placement
  • Pre-sale and sale in theaters or agents
  • Pre-sale and sales for theatrical or dance shows to promoters or agents
  • Organization of public theatrical or dance shows
  • Rights administered by collective management companies (Ecuador and other countries)

Visual Arts and Photography

  • Registration of visual art and photographic works
  • Defense of copyright of authors and photographers
  • Contracts with galleries and merchants
  • Contracts for editing visual art and photographs
  • Publicity and merchandising
  • Assignment and licensing of rights
  • Rights administered by collective management companies (Ecuador and other countries)
  • Resale
  • Organization of public shows

Publishing

  • Registration and inscription of literary works
  • Defense of author copyright
  • Edition and co-edition contracts
  • Edition contracts for electronic books
  • Commissioning contracts
  • Assignment and licensing of rights
  • Translation contracts
  • Literary agent contracts
  • Distribution and printing contracts
  • Elimination or modification of technological protection measures and information protection for the management of rights
  • Rights administered by collective management companies (Ecuador and other countries)

Communication Media

  • Concession and renewal of frequencies
  • Programming and information content
  • Deontological codes
  • Information clauses
  • Self-regulation mechanisms and policies
  • Sanction processes

Software and Video games

  • Registration of software and video games as works
  • Protection of databases
  • Protection of video game characters
  • Protection of frames
  • Assignment of rights and licenses for use
  • Software development and implementation contracts
  • Programming and animation contracts
  • Image copyright
  • Publicity, merchandising, and product placement
  • Rights administered by collective management companies (Ecuador and other countries)

Contact

Pablo Solines Moreno

Federico Duret

Nicolás Solines Moreno

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