Sophie Goossens

Reed Smith LLP: Counsel

Sophie is a digital media lawyer with over 10 years’ experience as counsel to media and technology industries.

Brussels born, and based between Paris and London, Sophie balances technical legal experience – in Contract, IP, IT, Data and European law – true commercial insight and cutting edge knowledge of developments in the tech sector.

She acts as counsel and litigator for household names and start-ups – in digital music, audio-visual, image, video games, advertising, heritage, virtual reality and artificial intelligence, as well as state-of-the-art data intelligence and technology providers, and advises them on all topics relating to IT, content acquisition, distribution, monetisation, strategy and control.

Sophie also advises clients on EU policy-making and lectures at University Paris XI on European IP Law. Most recently, she has been acting for the European Commission to moderate a cross-sector consultation on future EU Funding Programmes in music.

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