Sophie Goosens

Counsel, Entertainment and Media Industry Group, Reed Smith LLP

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.

Sophie acts as counsel and litigator for French and international clients – 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 is a regular moderator and speaker at conferences on music, technology and the future of the media industry. Most recently, she has been acting for the European Commission to moderate a cross-sector consultation on future EU Funding Programmes in music.