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Jennifer Huby

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P.   +61 2 9228 9337
O.   Sydney

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About Jennifer

Jennifer Huby’s experience is in corporate and commercial law with a specialisation in the areas of media and entertainment, intellectual property and competition and consumer law.

She advises on commercial and business matters for a variety of clients and has acted as general counsel to a number of multinational corporations for many years. She has acted on both local and global mergers as well as corporate and business acquisitions and divestments including advising on restrictive trade practices, liaising with the ACCC and advising on FIRB and related requirements.

Jennifer also practices in the area of intellectual property and advertising and marketing law. She advises on the commercialisation, exploitation and protection of clients’ products and services including copyright, trade marks and designs and acts for owners of well-known brands, characters and trade marks worldwide. Jennifer is regularly engaged to review advertisements and marketing campaigns as well as the labelling, packaging and get-up of products.

Jennifer has specialist expertise in film and television, music and digital media. She acts for a number of leading producers and financiers (both local and international) and has credits on numerous film and television productions spanning over 20 years. She has also advised on structured finance and tax arrangements. Jennifer has assisted pay television clients in the establishment and conduct of a variety of pay television channels. In the music field, Jennifer acts for a number of record labels including a major international record company and is experienced in all aspects of music acquisition, protection and exploitation and has been involved in some of the first deals involving the digital distribution of audio and audio-visual content in Australia and South East Asia.

Jennifer advises clients on both the restrictive trade practices and consumer protection provisions of the Trade Practices Act and prepares trade practices compliance programs and runs ongoing education programs for clients.

Jennifer's Achievements & Credentials

Jennifer has been selected for inclusion in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2010/11) for Corporate/M&A, (2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15 & 2016) for Intellectual Property and (2016) for Telecommunications, Media & Technology (TMT).

She has been selected for inclusion in the Chambers and Partners Legal Directory in 2013 for Intellectual Property, 2014 and 2015, 2016 and 2017 for TMT: Media. The 2016 Directory notes Jennifer’s experience in acting “on an array of matters for international and domestic media organisations, including on acquisitions and joint venture arrangements.”

And has been recognised in the Asialaw Leading Lawyers Guide (2017) as a Leading Lawyer in IT, Telco & Media and Intellectual Property and has been listed as a Leading Lawyer in the Asialaw Profiles (2014, 2015 and 2016) for IT, Telco & Media, with her Entertainment focus mentioned in the (2014 & 2015) Firm highlights.

Jennifer has also been listed in the Doyles Legal Guide in the Recommended tier of the ‘Leading Technology, Media & Telecommunications Lawyers – Sydney, 2015’.

Jennifer is a member on the AFI Board and Westpac's Sports and Entertainment Advisory Board.

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