MAKING AN IMPACT

FREDERIQUE REYNERTZ


Frederique

Experience Level: Senior (15+ years)

Industries: Sports, Media & Entertainment Law

Expertise: Legal, Copyright, Broadcasting

Regions: Europe

Frederique Reynertz is a Copyright, Media, Entertainment and Sports specialist who has spent most of her career delivering the strategic, production, legal and business services to some of the most prominent Event organizers, Media and IT companies.

Frederique served as Lead Copyright Counsel to the International Olympic Committee, in Lausanne, Switzerland, a position she accepted after having served as Legal Counsel Rights acquisition and New Media at Eurosport, Paris. Prior to joining the Olympic Movement, Frederique also worked as Legal Manager to Atos Euronext Market Solutions where she set up the legal department for the BeNeLux area and provided advice to the IT Division of the London, Paris, Amsterdam and Brussels Stock Exchanges in the field of technology, IT and licensing.

 By no means an exhaustive list, Frederique’s expertise includes negotiating major agreements safeguarding the IOC’s interests on social media platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and others, setting up a breakthrough clearance framework with the world’s major record labels and music publishers enabling athletes to use music  in sports competitions, drafting and implementing strategies for use of the IOC’s audio-visual assets (Photos, Videos, International TV feed, Official Films, Music) and raising the bar of what broadcasters have come to expect as service delivery in terms of use of music. Frederique has enormous experience in the audio-visual business in general and in particular in Broadcast and New Media rights acquisition and sales.  She has exemplary relationships with rights holders and senior executives in the industry as well as within the Olympic Movement.

Frederique completed her law Master at the Université Libre de Bruxelles – with distinction- and later obtained her Master in Management at ICHEC, Brussels. She also trained as Project Manager at CRPM Lausanne. She is a Belgian citizen, fluent in English, French, and Dutch. Frederique lives in Evian, France.

 Practice Areas:

  • Broadcast: Rights acquisition, production, rights clearance, licensing, distribution, compliance, advertising, sponsorship, …
  • Production: Rights clearance, (co-) production, licensing, distribution, …
  • Internet/New Media: website compliance, social media distribution, e-commerce, online gaming, copyright protection, IP enforcement, licensing, creative commons licensing /sharing strategies, …
  • IT: procurement, licensing, development, maintenance, integration, project management, database protection, technology transfer, …
  • Intellectual Property: IP/copyright audit, IP protection strategies, image rights, enforcement, public domain, IP Assignment, Licensing, trademark portfolio management, …
  • Sports: Data management, Copyright protection, Licensing, Broadcasting, Sponsorship, betting and gambling, athletes’ image rights, fantasy sports, Photo agency agreements, contract management, …
  • Entertainment: Artists & performers agreement, design, music licensing, rights clearance, sponsorship/endorsement, broadcasting, production, image rights, …
  • Music: rights clearance, (co)-production, publishing, performance, licensing, …

+Legal awareness training in the same areas.