The only collection of precedents with a focus on the digital media sector
Presents realistic sample contracts as used in practice, enabling the user to familiarise themselves with standard forms
Gives the reader rare commercial background commentary to the agreements, which goes beyond traditional precedents, drawing on the expertise both of the authors and of industry insiders
Easy to navigate, with the annotations to the contracts laid out on the facing page
Includes invaluable input from US lawyers on the differences in US agreements.
Includes agreements for digital downloads, user generated content, social networks, wireless apps and cloud computing.
Digital Media Contracts contains a collection of sample agreements, presenting annotated contracts from the digital media industry in typical formats for the industry. Included are agreements for digital downloads, user generated content, social networks, wireless apps and cloud computing. It goes beyond traditional precedents by giving practical, commercially-grounded commentary and background information to assist both readers intending to draft their own documents and those looking for hands-on guidance when reviewing standard form documents received from other parties. Lawyers working in the digital media industry, private practitioners and in-house lawyers will find this work especially useful. Its jurisdictional scope is primarily focused on the UK with comparative comments on similar agreements in the US, with input from lawyers based in the US. This comprehensive guide will provide practical support in the form of checklists and flow-charts, and will include additional supporting documents such as standard NDAs and sample Heads of Agreement.
Readership: Lawyers working in the digital media industry, both private practitioners and in-house lawyers; more general commercial lawyers, business development executives and contract managers in companies within the digital media industries. Suitable for those working in UK and US jurisdications.