Katrien Roos#5186

Katrien Roos

Katrien joined Harbottle & Lewis LLP in 2014 and is part of the firm's Technology, Media and Entertainment Group. She predominantly advises clients in the Film, TV and Theatre industries in relation to rights exploitation, financing, development, production and distribution. Her clients include individual rights holders, location owners, independent production companies and major US studios and SVOD platforms. As well as acting as production counsel on feature films, Katrien also regularly advises TV clients on format, development and commissioning agreements.
Contributed to


Television format rights
Television format rights
Practice notes

This Practice Note examines rights applicable to television formats, covering the UK commissioning structure, commissioning trends, key organisations, key legislation, copyright protection of formats, infringement of television formats, originality, European influence on protecting television formats, a multi-tier approach to protecting formats and key issues in licensing television formats rights.

Practice areas


  • Contributing Author


  • Law with German Law, King's College London

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