Telecommunications, Media & Technology (ΤΜΤ)

“Convergence” leads to an increasing need for specialist legal advice and, to this end, our Telecommunications, Media & Technology (TMT) Practice provides strategic counsel and finds innovative ways to assist our clients when making critical commercial decisions.

Our TMT Practice is built upon a strong regulatory/competition, intellectual property, transactional, corporate and dispute resolution foundation, enhanced by a deep knowledge of the electronic communications sector.

Unusually amongst other Greek legal practices, we have a number of senior lawyers who have worked inside government and regulatory agencies – giving us a better understanding of the approach and priorities of regulatory officials, policymakers and enforcers, and enhancing the value of the services we offer. Moreover, our senior lawyers have substantial in-house industry experience, which gives us significant insight into how our clients can best meet their strategic goals.

Long-standing experience of all the issues confronting the industry, combined with our in-depth understanding of telecoms, media and technology regulation have made us a clear choice for regulatory/competition law and intellectual property matters, transactions, data protection, IT security and dispute resolution.

Our TMT Practice has gained a strong reputation for providing expert advice on a range of issues relating to the following legal areas:

  • Sector-Specific (ex-ante) Regulatory Advice & Strategic Counseling
  • Competition Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Interface between Antitrust & Intellectual Property
  • Data Protection, Privacy & IT Security
  • Litigation / Dispute Resolution
  • Administrative & Public Law
  • Corporate/Commercial Law
  • Employment Law

Our expertise extends across all networks and platforms-fixed, mobile other wireless applications and the internet – and we advise National Regulatory Authorities, Governments and academic institutions; telecoms operators, internet service and content providers; equipment manufacturers and suppliers; software developers; broadcasters and media companies in the film, radio, TV, music and computer games industries; satellite and earth station operators; users of communications services; advertising and marketing services agencies.

In addition to our significant experience in all aspects of electronic communications regulation, we are well-positioned to handle matters relating to:

  • Electronic Communications Regulation
  • Access/Interconnection & Broadband
  • Regulated Access to Next Generation Access Networks
  • Licensing /Authorization
  • Data Protection, Privacy & IT Security
  • Broadcasting & Digital Media
  • New Media & on-line content regulation
  • Mobile TV, IPTV and content services
  • Audiovisual commercial communications
  • Video on demand and other streaming services
  • Value added and messaging services
  • On-line gaming, betting, gambling and interactive services
  • Interactive Entertainment / Computer Gaming
  • Advertising & Marketing
  • E- Business
  • Software
  • Antenna Construction Licensing
  • Radio Frequencies (spectrum) Regulation
  • Spectrum trading, radio spectrum assignment & licensing
  • Technology Contracts & Outsourcing
  • Systems Development & Integration
  • Hardware, Equipment & Devices
  • End-user rights.