The competence area DISPUTE RESOLUTION is part of the commercial law firm ARNECKE SIBETH DABELSTEIN.
For several decades ASD has advised clients from the entertainment industry in the increasingly complex legal questions which arise in the production, funding, distribution, protection and optimisation of creative content.
In this section you can find a selection of our reference projects. Do you want to know more? Feel free to contact us. We will then send you further information about our consulting services, and of course a detailed track record.
Clarification of rights for numerous film and book titles, trademarks, domains etc. (e.g. The Darkest Minds, Alita: Battle Angel, The Revenant etc.)
Support in the development of screenplay scripts, securing of exposés, treatments, scripts, contracts with publishers and authors, elaboration and negotiation of option contracts
Negotiation and conclusion of numerous dubbing studio service contracts, taking into account the mandatory use of German law (Ice Age, X-Men, Planet of the Apes etc.)
Drafting and negotiation of sponsoring and product placement contracts (Mercedes Benz, Smart, Allianz, Telekom etc.)
Drafting and negotiation of numerous TV licence agreements for large US studios with German TV stations (Pro7/Sat1, RTL Group), also taking the requirements of competition law into account
Clarification of rights for writers, publishers (Random House, Fischer Verlag etc.), record companies (Universal, Sony, 3P, BMG), composers, copyright enforcement institutions (GEMA, VG-WORT etc.), artists, bequests
Drafting and negotiation of artist contracts, e.g. with German star talents (Otto Waalkes, Nena, Lena Meyer-Landrut, Anke Engelke, Fanta 4, Hape Kerkeling, Steffen Henssler, Mark Forster, Bastian Pastewka, Uwe Ochsenknecht etc.)
We are a team – and at the same time we are many teams: ARNECKE SIBETH DABELSTEIN brings together more than 320 members of staff offering a wide variety of legal and tax expertise. This means that we can use our synergies at any time and offer fast and systematic support in almost all relevant areas of business and the economy.
Knowledge transfer, networking and sharing ideas in partnership – these three goals make our events exciting and sustainable for clients, tax advisors, lawyers, the press and other interested parties. And of course this also applies to students who hope to join a prestigious law firm.
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Contact Direct, fast and concrete: Get in touch with our Dispute Resolution team. We will be pleased to advise you.
If our clients and our staff members give us top grades, we feel that this is the highest commendation that we can receive. Thank you!