Senior Associate, Auckland

Keri Johansson

Keri Johansson


Keri specialises in IP, technology and media law with a commercial focus. 

She works closely with media, science and technology-based businesses of all sizes to help develop, protect and commercialise their IP, cement key contractual relationships, and comply with consumer and sector-specific regulation.

Keri has a particular interest in media law, and is experienced in advising television producers, broadcasters and new media operators.  She also provides specialist advice on data privacy (including data matching, targeting and transfer), e-commerce and consumer protection.

Work highlights

Advising Sky Television

on all contractual, product development, regulatory and consumer aspects of its "over-the-top" sports and entertainment content services, FAN PASS and NEON, including third party arrangements for co-promotion and resale

Advising Imagination Television

on the production of Heartbreak Island, Rachel Hunter's Tour of Beauty and Grand Designs New Zealand

Acting for an international animal health company

regarding key commercial, consumer and technological arrangements

Advising on various corporate transactions

involving technology and telecommunications businesses, including the proposed merger of Sky Television and One NZ (formerly Vodafone New Zealand)

Advising a listed infrastructure provider

on data collection, use and ownership issues in relation to "big data"

Drafting and negotiating collaborative research and development agreements

in the educational, natural health, animal health, and agri-tech sectors

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