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BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão

Media & Entertainment

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What the team is known for

Full-service firm BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão advises heavyweights from the streaming, film production and music industries on a range of media and entertainment mandates. Its experienced team represents companies in a range of sector-related disputes, including image rights litigation and copyright infringement claims. It also assists clients with the negotiation of royalties. Petra Costa and SEGA Europe are new client wins for the department.

Strengths

A client applauds the firm's commercial awareness, saying: "The team quickly understood what the commercial issues were in order to help us put in place an appropriate litigation strategy," adding: "They were able to think creatively about how to defend the claims and introduce new legal arguments in the Brazilian courts."

Work highlights

Defended Warner Bros. against a lawsuit filed by the Federal Prosecution Service alleging that all accessibility rights for hearing-impaired people should be immediately applied in all films and movie theatres in Brazil.

Notable practitioners

Co-head of department Pedro Frankovsky Barroso represents heavyweights in the media and entertainment sector in a range of contentious mandates, including image rights lawsuits and copyright infringement actions. A client says: "Pedro is able to bring a commercial perspective to the issues with a deeper IP background."

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Media & Entertainment

BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão

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Location

Largo do IBAM 1

Humaitá

Rio de Janeiro - RJ

Rio de Janeiro

Brazil

22271-070

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Pedro Frankovsky Barroso
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