The pandemic has introduced an interesting dynamic for the media industry: the consumer demand for content increased, but the production and distribution of content has become more challenging. In this episode, our panel of experts tackle the new circumstances that surround the reopening of media companies worldwide. Join Carolina Pardo, Chema Mendez, and Teresa Michaud as they dissect the restrictions that are now part of all these businesses’ new normal, the strategies that the content producers and distributors employ to meet the rising demand for content, and the opportunities that have arisen despite the complications brought about by the pandemic.
Carolina Pardo is a lawyer and specialist in International Contract Law graduated from Universidad de los Andes. She obtained a LL.M. with specialization in International Private Law and Competition Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Over 20 years, she has advised major national and international clients on matters related to compliance with data protection, competition and consumer law rules. She has also successfully coordinated and prepared proposals for submission to national authorities on behalf of major industrial groups in Colombia.
José María Méndez is head of the Intellectual Property, Tech and Media department at Baker McKenzie Madrid and head of the EMEA IPTech practice. Mr. Méndez is recognized as a leader in his field by the most prestigious legal directories. According to Chambers Europe, José María Méndez "was born for copyright law" and “his style is oriented to being pragmatic and offers clear and easy to implement solutions." Jose María is hailed as an “expert in media and production” and considered “the king in audiovisual matters.” Clients describe Jose María as “very specialized and has unsurpassed knowledge of the audio-visual industry.”