Culture & Media

Glinks’culture and media team provides a full range of legal services to clients in the creative industries, including music, film, television, games, digital media, curation and etc. Our lawyers understand that creativity is the soul and core of the entertainment and media industry, and have a deep understanding of the industry’s special legal needs and business logic. Our lawyers also focus on providing foreign-related legal services and comprehensive cross-border business solutions for clients in the creative field. Benefited from our close ties with international film and television, special effects, animation and game companies, government agencies and industry associations, we provide excellent legal and business advice for Chinese clients on film and music production, issue, licensing and transfer, and talent agency projects involving overseas markets such as North America, Europe, Japan and Korea. We also provide business solutions and legal documents that meet Chinese legal compliance requirements for overseas artists and entities proposing to undertake cultural and creative projects in China.

Services Scope

  • Film and television: We represent film and television production companies, distribution companies, streaming media, talent agencies, animation and special effects companies and publishers, providing legal services in areas including film and television financing, adaptations, content development and production, streaming and traditional distribution, and talent employment.
  • Music: Our business covers all commercial processes involved in the music industry, from talent agency, music production and distribution, music copyright management, live performances, brand sponsorship, to copyright licensing under digital streaming services.
  • Digital Interactive: Digital content and interactive entertainment blends technology, content creation and visual arts. Our lawyers address common service needs in this area such as privacy data, copyright licensing and transfer, technology protection, government regulation, as well as providing multi-dimensional legal services to content creators in gaming companies, installation art companies, social networks and digital platforms.
  • Branding and Advertising: We represent leading international brands and advertisement companies in providing expert legal advice to clients on brand communication activities (including new media, film and television, reality show, live streaming, social media, etc.), including copyright protection of advertising creative, review of advertising content, and advertising endorsements to comply with the compliance requirements of various regulatory institutions.