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John Davidson-Kelly

London, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Media & Entertainment: Gaming, Social Media & Interactive Content
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Media & Entertainment: Gaming, Social Media & Interactive Content - UK-wide

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John Davidson-Kelly is recommended for commercial, consumer law and broadcast regulation advice concerning social media, interactive content, digital media and e-commerce platforms. His broad media practice also encompasses knowledge of content licensing, GDPR compliance and the implications of Brexit for the industry.
"John is very client-friendly, thoughtful in his approach, very proactive and a problem solver.""His level of industry knowledge is really helpful."
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Practice Areas

Commercial

Regulatory and compliance

Product regulation and consumer protection

Intellectual property

Licensing

Career

John is a Partner in Osborne Clarke's commercial team and focuses on media and technology agreements, ecommerce/consumer law, broadcast regulation, digital regulation and multi-jurisdictional compliance exercises. He also leads OC's Media + Entertainment group and Digital Regulation initiative.

John works with complex technology businesses and disruptive future facing services, helping to develop game-changing technologies and innovative business models, from complex platforms through to OTT services to global D2C services including ecommerce stores, video sharing platforms, social media services and interactive entertainment services.

John’s areas of expertise include:

Digital Regulation: Setting up, in life operation and even shutting down all types of digital platforms, including online marketplaces, online stores, music streaming platforms and video sharing services.

Broadcast / OTT: Launching and running OTT services including distribution agreements, ecommerce matters and broadcast regulation. He also advises on traditional broadcaster matters including from launching TV Channels, to channel management agreements, to distribution arrangements, to broadcast regulation.

Ecommerce: Consumer law and ecommerce issues.

International: Coordinating international compliance exercises across multiple jurisdictions.

Commercial agreements: Media and technology agreements, from strategically important distribution deals to rights and content licensing agreements to tech services arrangements.

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John Davidson-Kelly

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