bureau Brandeis

TMT Department

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What the team is known for Active media practice advising an array of local and international clients, including well-known publishers, producers and streaming platforms. Handles both advisory and contentious matters, with particular focus on media regulatory litigation, unlawful publication matters and disputes related to intellectual property rights. Also handles advertising-related proceedings.

Strengths Clients appreciate the team for being "strategic and able to separate what is irrelevant from what matters."

Another client reports that the team is "always willing to think along and not afraid to suggest solutions."

Work highlights Represented Music Creations Publishing in a litigation regarding the extrajudicial dissolution of music publishing contracts.

Notable practitioners

Interviewees affirm that Bas Braeken is a "very capable and thorough lawyer, combining competition skills with insights in regulatory work." He has a solid practice in the telecoms sector, often advising operators and corporates on the regulatory and contentious aspects of market analysis by the Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets.

One interviewee lauds Christiaan Alberdingk Thijm 's "outstanding track record in complex litigation," as well as highlighting his "thorough understanding of the business needs of his clients and unique ability to communicate and explain legal matters not only to his clients, but also to the courts." He is well regarded for his long-standing experience handling media litigation, including regulatory and unlawful publication disputes.

Machteld Robichon frequently assists clients from the media sector with advertising, broadcasting and media regulatory matters. Clients appreciate Robichon's tenacity and think "she is very good in court."