Avramopoulos & Partners has vast experience in media legal issues and litigation, as well as content-related disputes regarding newspapers, broadcasters, magazines, film & TV production companies and advertising agencies. With experience in a wide range of services and sectors-such as corporate, technology and finance- we are able to provide the level of knowledge and the standard of service that any major corporate client expects.
Our team assists businesses and individuals in dealing with adverse press attention, preventing publication of material in breach of copyright and confidence, and bringing libel and privacy claims. Importantly, businesses whose reputation may be at risk or under attack can benefit from our expertise in all aspects of corporate reputation management.
The expansion of the internet has given rise to new threats to the reputation of businesses and individuals, such as the worldwide publication of media coverage, bloggers, and anonymous postings on chat rooms or websites set up by aggrieved third parties. In close cooperation with local authorities, Avramopoulos & Partners combines legal expertise with technological know-how in order to best identify and take action against such threats.
The Firm has expertise in all forms of entertainment and related litigation. The Entertainment and Media group works closely with the Firm's Telecommunications group and Intellectual Property group to provide expert legal opinions on the flourishing areas of:
Our Law Firm has represented major international studios, on demand audiovisual media services provider, television networks, film financiers, and foreign and domestic production and distribution companies in the full array of filmed entertainment matters. Specifically, over the past 15 years, Avramopoulos & Partners Law Firm has provided legal counseling on intellectual property, employment, and entertainment law to a number of domestic and international film production companies for the production of various movies, filmed either entirely or partially on Greek locations.
Inter alia, the Firm has been involved in the drafting and preparation of location agreements, crew and actors’ agreements, issuance of all necessary permits and licenses (e.g., location licenses from the local and state authorities, filming licenses, work and residence permits for the European and non-European crew and actors, etc.). Finally, we have also provided on-the-spot legal assistance throughout the duration of filming.