Terese Foged


Lassen Ricard
31, Amaliegade
DK-1256 Copenhagen

Tel: +45 33 32 20 12

Email: tf@lassenricard.dk
Web: www.lassenricard.dk

Terese joined Lassen Ricard in 1998, was admitted to the bar in 2001 and appointed partner in 2005.

Terese has many years’ experience in media and copyright law and intellectual property law in general, with particular focus on digital copyright and the challenge posed by new technology/it. This involves advice to a large number of Danish and international TV stations, media companies and others on various uses of audiovisual material; see the following examples:

  • Negotiation and conclusion of agreements with TV distributors on cable retransmission of TV and radio channels from Denmark and other countries, including via IPTV and web-TV (internet/OTT), and wireless retransmission by satellite and via the digital terrestrial television network (DTT).
  • Negotiation and conclusion of agreements on exploitation ancillary to retransmission, such as Start Over and 48-hour catch-up services and various on-demand exploitation by third parties of TV stations’ broadcast and on-demand-only material.
  • Agreements on and advice regarding reception of TV content on various devices such as smartphones, tablets and PCs within and outside the home (portability/”TV everywhere”/”Out of Home”), including via various types of TV sets, boxes, consoles, apps, players, etc., insofar as they are connected to the internet (cable or Wi-Fi).
  • Agreements on other uses of TV content, such as public performance at libraries, in hotels etc.
  • Advice on acquisition by TV stations of rights to both linear and on-demand use; third-party exploitation of rights, including with extended collective licence for other rights holders than TV stations; relevant EU legislation; advice also to international parties on the Nordic extended collective licence system; and contribution to the 2014 amendment of the Danish Copyright Act in that area.
  • Organisation of the collaboration among various rights holders and advice on contract-based rights relating to sports events.
  • Advice on rights in the areas of linking, apps, HbbTV, use on the social media, etc.

Terese is certified IT lawyer, a substitute member of the Danish Copyright Licence Tribunal and author of articles on various aspects of copyright in Danish and international journals.

Lassen Ricard is known for its professionalism, integrity and high ethical standards – our client list speaks for itself. We represent companies from around the world and enjoy close, non-exclusive working partnerships with leading international law firms.

The personal relationship between client and attorney – or group of attorneys – is paramount to us. Our clients’ strong, enduring trust in our firm and our knowledge of their culture enable us to resolve their problems in an efficient partnership with the client’s legal department and company management.

We handle a wide range of assignments, and providing quality service is our ultimate mission.

“Terese Foged advises a wide range of Danish and international media companies on media and copyright law, with notable expertise in digital copyright issues. Sources describe her as a “tough negotiator with deep knowledge and understanding of our industry, which makes her extraordinary,” while one client adds that she is “able to combine legal and commercial issues, and she is very knowledgeable.”
Chambers & Partners, 2017