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Our Services - Commercial | Bray & Krais | Specialist Media and Entertainment Lawyers


We advise clients on matters relating to the exploitation of intellectual property rights, including licensing, sales of catalogues and distribution and more generally, regarding commercial agreements which relate to live events.

We work with alternative business structures and models (a must given the changing nature of the music industry) and in particular where these require finance from individuals or private corporations.

We advise clients on multiple commercial agreements relating to the staging of live events (both theatre and experiential) including staging, security, ticketing and merchandise.


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Intellectual Property Rights

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