Partner Razwana Akram talks at Media Law Resource Centre London Conference

Simons Muirhead & Burton LLP (SM&B) Partner Razwana Akram’s expertise is valued amongst professionals in the field of media. Last month, Razwana spoke at the Media Law Resource Centre (MLRC) London Conference on Publicity Rights in Docudramas and Entertainment. The discussion centred on the Copyright Directive, and other EU regulations, and their impact on vetting docudramas and entertainment programming; including use of images, life stories, and trademarks in express works.

Razwana Akram and HBO’s Peter Reinecker at the 2017 MLRC London Conference

Razwana and HBO’s Peter Rienecker led the seminar, which was very highly received by the delegates in attendance. David Heller, Deputy Director of MLRC, has thanked Razwana for the “terrific” session, stating: “[It] proved to be a great addition – with lively debate over some novel and fascinating cases!”

Razwana has spoken at media conferences internationally on jurisdictional media issues, including two this year in Moscow and St Petersburg.

Razwana’s proficiency in media finance, life rights issues, jurisdiction/governing law, advertising law and copyright issues is highly regarded in the media industry.

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