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Cesnik, Quintino, Salinas, Fittipaldi e Valerio Advogados

Media & Entertainment

2 ranked lawyersBand 1BrazilBrazil 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Distinguished boutique Cesnik, Quintino e Salinas Advogados maintains its top-tier position in the rankings due to its longstanding expertise assisting major multinational players from the film production, broadcasting and audiovisual industries with both contentious and non-contentious mandates. Its prestigious team has experience representing companies in lawsuits relating to the infringement of performance rights and administrative procedures before CONAR and ANCINE, as well as advising them on financing, regulatory and contractual matters for the development of entertainment projects.

Strengths

An impressed client says: "They have a thorough understanding of cultural laws and anything that needs to be taken into consideration when dealing with it." The same client adds: "Few firms have this level of knowledge."

Another source states: "They have excellent lawyers who are hands-on at all stages of the project, think strategically and participate in negotiations."

Work highlights

Assisted Warner Bros. with regulatory and contractual matters relating to various entertainment projects, as well as clearance of rights for content production projects.

Notable practitioners

Co-head of department Fábio Cesnik maintains his top position in the rankings owing to his long track record assisting major domestic and international media and entertainment clients with strategic sector-related mandates. A source attests: "He not only advises on the black-letter law but also contributes a lot to the definition of legal strategies."He spends most of his time in California, where he is admitted as a foreign legal consultant, and plays a pivotal role advocating for US clients looking to penetrate the Brazilian market.

Co-head of department Rodrigo Salinas advises clients in the media and entertainment sector on a diverse range of mandates, including regulatory and contractual matters, as well as clearance of screenplays and administrative litigations before CONAR and ANCINE. An interviewee says: "He is active handling copyright matters."Another source states: "He has always been a highly skilled and technical lawyer."

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Fábio Cesnik
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Rodrigo Salinas
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