Media and advertising
The firms’ expertise in Media and Advertising includes advising on broadcasting license and license applications, protection of TV-formats, legal audits of consumer campaigns and direct marketing campaigns as well as assessment of advertisements to check compliance with regulatory requirements. The team has also been active in representing clients in disputes arising from the publication of factually incorrect information.
The firm is most widely recognised for the so called Delfi case where it advised an individual in a landmark case against Delfi, a leading Estonian internet media company, creating a precedent on whether and under what conditions a media company may be responsible for online comments of its readers linked to an article made public through the internet based news portal.
Aktsiaselts TV3, AS Äripäev, Aktsiaselts Ajakirjade Kirjastus, Aktsiaselts SL Õhtuleht, AS Eesti Ajalehed
Department head Ants Nõmper draws comprehensive praise for his strong academic background and solid transactional experience. He specialises in privacy and data protection-related IP matters, and is also known for his work in copyrights. Mari Must is another key member of the team. Formerly a patent agent, she is well versed in the technical and procedural aspects of patents and licensing.
CHAMBERS EUROPE, 2012
Raidla Lejins & Norcous is a leading firm in IP. The team acted for TV3 in a landmark case concerning copyright protection of TV show formats.