Three partners focus mainly on media and media-related disputes : Alain Barsikian, Pierre-Olivier Chartier and Judith Vuillez. They are assisted by several associates : Adriana Biscan, Olivier Regerat, Pierre-Olivier Rocchi et Enzo Venditti.

The firm’s clients include a large number of artists and writers in all fields (music, film, audio-visual, literature, theatre), top level sports figures as well as music, film, television and live show producers, publishers, distributors, TV and radio broadcasters, collective management companies, and electronic communication operators.

Accordingly, the firm has a very wide client base covering the full spectrum of the creation, exploitation and broadcasting of cultural content and has developed in-depth expertise in the area of intellectual property litigation, in the field of telecoms and new technology and in the domain of acquisitions (M&A, equity participations, acquisitions of editorial or music catalogues, etc.) in media. Additionally, the firm regularly advises its clients on IT law, specifically one of the top collective copyright management companies, and on advertising law, providing advice to both advertisers and advertising departments. The firm also provides sports law services to top athletes and premier clubs.


Legal 500 – 2022 France



We are ranked « TIER2 ». Pierre-Olivier Chartier is named as one of the great advocates of the music law market.


Media, culture, sport and leisure : Television et radio


CBR & Associés handles many high-profile disputes in the media sector. The firm represents SportsCoTV in a dispute against the National Basketball League, and concerning the suspension of its client’s broadcasting contract during the Covid-19 crisis. The practice is co-directed by Alain Barsikian and Pierre-Olivier Chartier.



Décideurs – 2022 FRANCE



The firm is classified as “excellent” in audiovisual law, telecommunications law, music law and live entertainment, “renowned practice” in sports law and IT, software & digital projects, “strong reputation” in trademarks, designs and models, internet law, film law and advertising & marketing law.