Technology, Media and Telecommunications

We provide transactional and regulatory advise in connection with mergers and acquisitions, compliance, anti-trust and competition, corporate advisory, financing and capital markets, litigation and tax matters in relation to clients operating on the TMT sector.

TECHNOLOGY & IP

Technology powers our world today. Technology is the key in businesses sectors like engineering, software, electronics, semiconductor chips, biomedical systems, telecom, defence equipment, aircraft-aviation, pharmaceuticals, IoT (Internet-of-Things), precision manufacturing, Artificial intelligence and many more. Even in other sectors, technology plays a big role, e.g., in financial markets, healthcare, media, logistics, R&D and others. 

Legal issues in technology sectors relate to invention, sourcing, development, ownership, transfers, employees, licensing, investments and regulation of technologies across the board. 

We advise on Technology Law and assist our clients on obtaining registrations for protecting inventions and innovations, we advise on applicable rules and regulations for protection, management and assignment of technologies and also assist in taking timely action if any contractual or statutory rights are violated.

MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT

We are recognised nationally and internationally for our practice in Media, Entertainment and IPR related laws. We specifically address the issues arising out of regulatory, technological, legal and policy changes in the media, entertainment & IPR industries. Our clients include leading media houses, film distributors, broadcasters and advertising agencies. 

We assist our clients in drafting and negotiating various agreements such as Film distribution agreements, Broadcast Content licensing, Music licensing, Software/technology licensing, satellite broadcasting agreements etc. We also frame strategies for acquisition and licensing of various Intellectual Property Rights relating to movies, music etc for our clients and provide legal opinion and litigation support on Anti Counterfeit and Anti Piracy laws.

TELECOM

We have achieved an enviable reputation in successfully addressing the issues faced by telecom industry. We have handled a wide range of issues in this sector, right from the challenges faced at the time of setting up the telecom network to the problems arising consequent to the setting up of telecom network and providing the telecom services. We have successfully represented service providers as well as infrastructure providers in dealing with these challenges.

We have gained immense knowledge about the array of problems faced by the industry and we work seamlessly to advise our clients towards a satisfactory and quick resolution to the issue at hand and protection of the clients' interests. 

We take pride in consistently achieving the client's objectives through accurate strategies and effective implementation.
 

TMT Practice has been rated highly by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.

Key People

Atul Sharma
Managing Partner
Delhi
Nusrat Hassan
Co-Managing Partner
Mumbai
Hasit Seth
Partner
Mumbai
Ravi Varma
Partner
Delhi
Sidhartha Srivastava
Partner
Mumbai
Vijai Mathur
Partner
Delhi

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