Film and Media

 

Malmendier Partners offers a full range of legal expertise and consulting services to German and international media companies on all issues of film and media law. Our attorneys specialize in legal services including film contract law (production/co-production contracts for television series and motion pictures), licensing contracts (in the areas of distribution, television, home entertainment and merchandising), copyright law (option contracts for acquiring material/chemical rights, contracts with actors and with creative and production personnel), cooperation contracts between international film production partners, license distribution, film financing and film promotion including the complete handling of subsidy-based financing relationships, trademark and copyright protection, complete structuring of film production financing, based on completion bonds, presales, and insurance and counsel to media companies on all questions of corporate law, in particular on the legal structure of film funds.
 
Our attorneys possess specialized expertise in international acquisitions of film production and distribution companies based on extensive past experience in Germany, France, Great Britain, Korea, Hungary, and the US. We also possess in-depth knowledge in designing and establishing film funding structures, and in carrying out the financing transactions.
 
Having provided legal counsel in connection with the acquisition of Babelsberg film studios from Vivendi Universal in 2003/2004, Malmendier Partners has significantly consolidated its position on the German market for legal advisory services to the film and media industry. Our attorneys possess specialized expertise in international acquisitions of film production and distribution companies based on extensive past experience in Germany, France, Great Britain, Korea, Hungary, and the US. We also possess in-depth knowledge in designing and establishing film funding structures, and in carrying out the financing transactions.
 
Malmendier Partners offers legal counsel in an international context. Our attorneys have been active in the financing and production of numerous international film projects, thanks in large part to the international focus that our clients and attorneys share.

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Malmendier Hellriegel
Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten
mit beschränkter Berufshaftung
Kurfürstendamm 213
10719 Berlin

Telefon: +49 30 59 00 30 4 - 0
Telefax: +49 30 59 00 30 4 - 48

E-Mail: office@malmendier-partners.com