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We have extensive experience in handling litigation related to defamation and infringement of privacy issues, litigation related to infringement of copyrights, portrait rights, and publicity rights, as well as various legal issues related to the mass media business, such as television, newspapers, and magazines. We provide in-depth legal advice tailored to our clients’ needs in light of the unique circumstances of the media business.
In addition to handling mass media related matters, we have extensive expertise in related areas such SNS and other Internet-related media, especially Internet defamation and copyright infringement, which have drawn considerable public interest recently.
In addition to advising on dispute resolution cases, we provide comprehensive advice on corporate acquisitions in which media companies are involved, various notifications concerning licensing and regulatory requirements related to media businesses involving the Broadcast Act and the Telecommunications Business Act, the development of compliance systems concerning harmful expressions such as obscenity and expressions that infringe the rights of third parties, implementation of due diligence, and the handling of investigations.
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