Media & Entertainment

Ellex Valiunas is well-known in the market for its long-standing and multifaceted expertise in media, advertising and entertainment issues, as well as its client portfolio, which includes major international and local companies. Our work in the media & entertainment industry continues to set the pace in a world that has become increasingly brand-focused, high-tech, high-speed, digital, and social. We represent clients in intellectual property and complex commercial disputes, in matters involving the sale of television and radio stations, non-competition agreements, and advertising disputes.
Key projects in the field

Key contact

Dr. Vytautas Mizaras

Partner

+370 52666682
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Key projects in the field

We represented top Lithuanian basketball players in a complex multijurisdictional dispute
A major international sports agent tried to impose contractual penalties on its former clients - a number of top Lithuanian basketball players and members of the Lithuanian men’s national basketball team for leaving the agency. We represented these players in complex multijurisdictional dispute at FIBA Basketball Arbitral Tribunal, other arbitration bodies and Lithuanian courts.
We advised FIBA Europe in a case of significant trademark infringement
Our team advised FIBA Europe on various issues of intellectual property and regulatory, commercial matters. We represented our client in disputes with regulatory authorities and in the case of infringement of trademark owner rights. Our experts created an extensive strategy for FIBA Europe on how to deal with trademark infringement issues and detailed step-by-step procedures of protection of the intellectual property in the Baltic States.
We assisted Omaze (together with Walt Disney Studios) to launch a new promotional program into the Lithuanian market
Omaze is a world-renowned  innovative platform which raises money for charities by offering  opportunities to win personal experiences with the world’s biggest celebrities, e.g. George Clooney/Lady Gaga etc. Omaze works with the leading entertainment companies – Walt Disney Studios, Lucasfilms and Bad Robot.
We provided the client with a comprehensive overview of regulatory obligations, legal requirements triggering such regulatory obligations under the national laws and emphasised possible risks regarding the project.