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Schjødt has a long-standing tradition in advising and representing Scandinavia's largest media and news organizations in matters involving freedom of expression, defamation, privacy rights and data protection, licensing, broadcasting, prior restraints and press ethics, as well as in relation to freedom of information requests. We also advise in relation to the TV, movie and entertainment industry, where we assist TV-channels, streaming services and production companies and others in matters involving negotiations, licensing and copyright clearance.

As one of Scandinavia's leading media law practices, we have an unparalleled understanding of the media sector. We act for a wide range of clients, including leading newspapers, magazines, publishers, film companies, TV and radio broadcasters, streaming services, new media agencies and private individuals. We represent clients in matters involving freedom of expression, defamation, privacy rights and data protection, licensing, broadcasting and prior restraints, as well as on public relations and distribution of digital content.


Over the years, our attorneys have argued a range of high-profile media law cases before the Supreme Court. Our practice also includes advising corporations on media law transactions, including the purchase, sale and use of media rights, licensing, regulatory issues, information, reporting bans and data publishing.


The practice group consists of highly specialised and experienced attorneys, and is ranked as one of Scandinavia's leading media and entertainment law teams, with particular expertise in freedom of expression and privacy matters.

Our services include:

  • Day-to-day assistance relating to media contracts, events and publications

  • Negotiations and purchase/sale, use of media rights

  • Litigation before all court levels, including defamation, libel, access to information, etc.

  • Mergers & acquisitions

  • Courses/seminars/lectures