Berg & Moll Rechtsanwälte Avocats advise their clients in copyright, photography right, image right as well as in communication and media rights regarding their strategic, operational and legal activities in France and internationally.

Legal audit of works, objects and other creations

  • Work of art / Artwork
  • Photography
  • Mobile application
  • Light installation
  • Fashion
  • Architecture
  • Design
  • Film / Video
  • Illustration / Drawing
  • Book / Text
  • Live performance
  • Choreography
  • Music

Legal risk analysis

  • Creative environment
  • Status (authors, publishers, producers, artists, etc.)
  • Contracts (assignment, distribution, license, work for hire, service provision, etc.)

Definition and implementation of legal strategy for copyright protection

Registration, deposit, authorization, model release, etc.

Advice and assistance with complex projects

Innovative works, co-productions (VR etc.), co-publishing, etc.

Drafting and implementation

  • Production agreement
  • Assignment agreement
  • Publishing agreement
  • License agreement
  • Merchandising agreement
  • Other transfers of rights
  • Corporate patronage agreements
  • Sponsorship agreement

Implementation of digital operations management plan

Royalty, remuneration and debt recovery

Formal notice, negotiation, payment demand, litigation and amicable settlement

Economic rights and moral rights defense

Negotiation, amicable settlement, litigation (copyright infringement, unfair competition, etc.)

Enforcement of court decisions and settlement agreements

Inhouse training on demand, conferences and written consultations

Photo rights, image rights, film and video rights (Entertainment Law)

Legal strategy for protection of rights on photographic productions, film or video productions

Legal risk analysis

  • Photo industry (illustration, corporate, documentary, press, etc.)
  • Status and existing contracts (assignment, distribution, license, coproduction, work for hire, service provision, etc.)

Contract drafting

  • Photo
  • Image rights
  • Publicity rights
  • Personality rights
  • Corporate / PPA
  • Film / Video
  • Assignments
  • Production and co-production
  • Publishing
  • Exhibition
  • Auction house catalog
  • Corporate patronage
  • Sponsorship

Drafting of sales contracts, purchase contracts, contracts on expertise and authenticity research, etc.

Implementation of measures for copyright protection

Deposit, registration, etc.

Royalty, remuneration and debt recovery

Formal notice, negotiation, payment demand, amicable settlement, legal proceedings

Economic rights and moral rights defense

Amicable settlement, litigation (copyright infringement, unfair competition, etc.)

Enforcement of court decisions and settlement agreements

Inhouse training on demand, conferences and written consultations

In order to optimize legal aspects with tax and accounting issues, we cooperate with experts in these fields to propose integrated solutions to our clients. We also cooperate with art market experts, consultants, insurance companies, etc.

Legal status and structures
(authors, artists, producers, photographers, architects, craft persons, etc.)

Audit of the creative environment and the strategic vision

Advice and analysis of social, tax, accounting and administrative differences

Assistance with setting-up of business structure

  • Relevant structure
  • Registration
  • Social and tax formalities (partnership, LLC, independent artist, designer, etc.)

Drafting of agreements

Creation, commercialization and distribution of photography, images, video, films and series

Legal follow-up of business evolution

Inhouse training on demand, conferences and written consultations

Communication right and media right

Definition of legal strategy

Campaign, commercial communication, corporate communication, advertising or editorial

Legal risk analysis of content, conception and implementation of campaigns and projects

Text, image, photo, audio, video, mixed content, etc.

Legal risk analysis of third-party rights, privacy and publicity rights

Model, legal insertions, royalty fee, freedom of expression, privacy, etc.

Legal analysis of means for communication, choice of media

Direct marketing, billboards, internet site or mobile, social media network, press, tv, podcast, etc.

Management and protection of related business rights

Drafting and negotiation of agreements

Commercial, advertising, corporate assignments, e-marketing, mobile marketing, merchandising, licenses, distribution, corporate patronage, sponsorship, etc.

Legal follow-up of business evolution

Enforcement of contracts, court decisions and settlement agreements

Inhouse training on demand, conferences and written consultations

For more information, please contact us