Adam Rendle is a Senior Associate in Taylor Wessing's London IP & Media group. His practice focuses on the media and technology industries, including music, publishing, news, advertising, broadcasting and social media. His experience covers advising on disputes, litigation, licensing, acquisitions, investments and innovative business models, with a focus on copyright and related rights and marketing regulation. In the music industry, he has acted for publishers, collecting societies, DSPs, advertisers, platforms and artists. He has particular experience in advising on the fair dealing defences, satellite broadcasting, communication to the public, duration of old copyrights, intermediary liability and remedies, ownership and title. He has recently been advising clients such as PRS, Audio Network, Global Radio, Engine, Cambridge University Press, Storyful and News Corp on copyright and media matters. Highlights include acting for PRS in a dispute with a Bollywood broadcaster which reached the English Court of Appeal, who interpreted the PRS membership agreement in the context of a competing assignment. He advised on the English law aspects of the US litigation relating to the Jay-Z track "Big Pimpin'". Adam advised News Corp on the media regulatory and IP aspects of its acquisition of the Wireless Group, a leading group of UK commercial radio stations. Adam also advised Storyful on the establishment of its user generated content licensing business. He has presented at conferences around the world, including Midem, the Copyright Society of the USA, News Xchange, the Eurovision Social Media Trends Summit and the International Journalism Festival. He regularly provides seminars and training sessions to clients and comments on topical issues in the specialist and mainstream press. He is currently co-editing the IAEL's 2017 book, entitled "Tech: Disruption and Evolution in the Entertainment industries". He has first class degrees in law from Oxford (B.A.) and
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