Bird & Bird

Media & Entertainment Department

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What the team is known for Excellent profile in digital media and technology, supported by well-established expertise in all aspects of IP and internet law. Draws on its international network to provide a full service to clients, including commercial and regulatory advice and dispute resolution services. Acts for a number of games studios. Additional strength in advertising, e-commerce, telecommunications, IT and sports law.

Strengths A client says: "Their international reach is amazing - they can provide us with knowledge of multiple markets around the world. They're very helpful and flexible."

Another source describes the firm as "incredible," explaining: "They are actively engaging in emerging markets and building a great presence. I cannot explain how grateful we are for many of the team going above and beyond to support us."

One client notes: "They're very professional and provide excellent client service. They're also very pragmatic."

Work highlights Represented TuneIn in the High Court trial against Warner Music and Sony Music over copyright infringement claims.

Notable practitioners

Felicity Reeve
is well regarded for her work on sponsorship, advertising and marketing matters and is particularly known for her representation of sports clients. She advises well-known brands on ASA complaints and competitor disputes.
"She's very commercially focused and does high-profile work."

Howard Rubin
is a senior digital media lawyer recommended in particular for his work for video gaming clients. He brings his in-house experience in the industry to bear on IP and commercial matters for his clients.