Movie Shoot Permits

Movie Shoot Permits

Shooting Authorization The shooting authorization is a precious document which is often overlooked in the preparation for the production of an audiovisual work while the entire project is likely to fall down if it is not obtained. Indeed, all natural decoration is part of a private property or in public domain. In the first case, … Read more

Technician Contracts

Entertainment Technicien

There are many businesses which revolve around an audiovisual production and which give life to it without racing any the performer status. Components, costume, hair, makeup, sound and light technical, cameraman, boom operator, manager, doubler, stunt. Their commitments are relevant to the work making which is made in a contract. Hiring technicians (and the director) … Read more

Artists’ Contracts

Entertainment Production

Actor Contracts Actor, stage performer, joker teller, actor interpreting a role, plays a character, reflects an action and implements a text, a scenario, a theme. Under the guidance of director, to make her role more credible to the viewer, he or she uses all the vocal techniques, gestures, body and breathe. If he or she … Read more

Entertainment Production

Entertainment Production

Film Production The co-production contract is an agreement which shall validate the decision of cooperation in the production, manufacture and operation of an audiovisual work or film producers between partners, co-producers.There are various ways to join the production of an audiovisual work or film. It could be just a financial alliance partner merely to invest … Read more

Adaptation Rights

Adaptation Rights

An adaptation is a film based on a preexisting work such as a book, a video game, a TV show, or even a cartoon. Even if common, this exercise is often tricky and not only at the realization level ! Indeed, the adaptation of a preexisting work presupposes the acquisition of the corresponding rights. Yet, … Read more

Licenses

Licences

It is necessary that the holder of a right on trademarked protect their trademarked because it protects themselves when they want to transmit it to a physical or legal person, without thereby transferring the property. It is made in order to organize the use of the trademark in question. In addition, it is necessary to … Read more

Franchises

Franchises

The franchise agreement is a reiteration of a business success. For franchise, the franchiser has firstly found success with a concept, with a special marketing method and it has developed itself. Then, the franchiser transferred to an independent third party, the franchisee, the know-how and the final rallying signs (including trademark or the sign). The … Read more

Related Rights

Related Rights

Also called neighboring rights by virtue of their proximity with copyright laws, they confer more or less the same protection and only exist in the European system. They differentiate regarding the scope of protection, which aims exclusively at protecting the rights of performers, phonogram producers and broadcasting organizations, such rights falling under copyright laws under … Read more

Copyright

Copyright

Far from the clichés, copyright laws are not reserved to the sole novelists! They indeed protect original works of authorship including literary, dramatic, musical, scientific and artistic works, such as poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software, as well as architecture. If protection is born as soon as the work is created and fixed in a … Read more

Trademark

Trademark

A trademark is a sign that allows to identify your products or services and to distinguish them from those of your competitors. It is a crucial reference point for the consumers and from then on a central element in the current commercial strategies. A trademark registration is an important moment in the life of a … Read more

Arbitrage

Arbitrage

Arbitration is an alternative mode of resolution of conflicts which consists in settling a dispute through a non-trial phase. This specific procedure is particularly relevant if the parties want their problems to be solved fastly and dicsretly. Besides, no boundaries are existing since arbitration allows to deal with the problems at an international scale. Deschenaux, … Read more

Mediarbitration

Mediarbitration of Litigations

We are developing a new form of alternative dispute resolution. This new form is Mediarbitration. This is a unique process that breaks down into two phases but which in all ways will result in a arbitration award. Mediation stage could be well conclude or not with a MoU, the result will be included in the … Read more

Mediation

Mediation

Mediation is an alternative form of resolution of conflicts. The solution may not be forced. Hence, the mediator has to operate in such a way that the solution would arise in a neutral and independent context from the mediator standpoint. WE ARE WILLING TO CONDUCT THE MEDIATION PROCESS Greenberg, Hornblower, Deschenaux & Partners accompanies the parties … Read more

Debt Recovery

Debt Recovery

Debt recovery is a real area dominated by law, facts and strategy. We determine the legal proceedings, conservatory or execution most suitable, if in relationship and collaboration with the judicial officer or the officer whose assistance is necessary. If the efforts to negotiate a voluntary payment is preferred, procedural or processual acts are not despised. … Read more