Telecommunications and Media
Pleshakov, Ushkalov & Partners possess a huge expertise in legal support of mass media, in particular in corporate, tax, financial and copyright issues.
We are happy to offer you legal support in the following areas:
- Due diligence to mass media founders, legal opinions in issues concerning the mass media activities;
- Legal support of the mass media activities, in particular, registration, obtaining a distribution permission for a foreign media in the Russian Federation, advising on application of the mass communication laws;
- Drafting of any contracts between mass media founders and their partners;
- Advising on copyright issues;
- Advising on tax issues;
- Protection of honor, dignity and business reputation in case of their violation in mass media and the Internet;
- Legal representation in copyright lawsuits;
- Legal representation before the patent, customs, tax and competition authority.
- Legal support of a foreign print media, including obtaining permission to distribute a print periodical in Russia;
- Legal advice on tax and copyright issues, drafting contracts for acquisition and use of intellectual property rights;
- Legal representation of a Russian print media in the lawsuit on painting copyright infringement;
- Registration of a print media as a mass media etc.
Head of Practice - Viacheslav Ushkalov