Paul is a commercial lawyer who advises on the protection, acquisition and exploitation of intellectual property rights and on legal aspects of websites, including terms and conditions, privacy policies and other online contractual matters. He specialises in advising media clients generally and those in the publishing, advertising, theatre, film, tv, sponsorship and sports industries on their contractual arrangements.
Paul Renney handled a cross-border matter most efficiently and very calmly. He took over a situation that had stalled and got the process back up and running, keeping to an important timetable and managing foreign lawyers. Paul got the results we needed and resolved a difficult situation.
Pablo de la Guerra
- Brand promotion
- Data Protection
- Film and television
- Theatre and musical productions
- British Horseracing Board Limited: commercial, sponsorship, data and betting arrangements
- Grease/Saturday Night Fever: acquisition of rights, creative team agreements, sound track agreements, merchandising and theatre
- V2 Records: acquisitions of various recording/publishing companies. Advising on recording and artist agreements
- Newsgroup Newspapers: high profile promotions, Books for Schools, Music4You, Syndicates. Advised on various on-line activities for ‘Current Bun’, fired up.com, revolver.com
- Celador: aspects of intellectual property rights to ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’
- Manchester Airport Plc: tendering process and outsourcing of advertising and conference facilities
- Great Leighs Racecourse: commercial arrangements and licensing matters
- The King’s Speech: advice on initial film option agreement and subsequent screenplay writer’s agreement
- The Lion Awakes: rights and production agreements relating to film about Tolkien and C.S. Lewis.
Please note: The experience list above may include examples of work completed prior to joining Keystone Law.
Recognised by The Legal 500 2022 for Sport
Recognised by Best Lawyers (UK) in the practice area of Media and Entertainment (2015 – 2023) and Advertising and Marketing (2020 – 2023)
Paul qualified as a solicitor in 1987. He joined Keystone Law in 2009, having previously worked at the below firms:
- Campbell Hooper
- Addleshaw Goddard
- Farrer & Co