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Dr Martin Soppe

Osborne Clarke


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Germany: Media


Within: Entertainment

Osborne Clarke’s activity in media law matters is tightly linked with the digital expertise of its industry focus group Digital Business: The team surrounding the renowned Konstantin Ewald has a particular focus on online topics and eCommerce. It recently advised Facebook on the introduction of an eCommerce function on its website and GoPro on the establishment of a new eCommerce shop. Providing comprehensive advice to the games industry constitutes another pillar of the practice: Clients include the Federal Association of Interactive Entertainment Software (BIU) regarding the development of draft legislation for tax incentives for the games industry and Gameforge concerning regular strategic advice and representation in contentious matters. In the area of copyright disputes Martin Soppe represented Beautylane in connection with product images and in a transactional highlight the firm advised Funke Medien on the acquisition of media partisans. The team also works in close collaboration with the venture capital practice and frequently handles VC deals in the media sector.

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