Entertainment Law

Entertainment, media and advertising companies require lawyers who effectively assist with issues that are complex and multidisciplinary in nature. Intellectual property, publicity rights, transactional media and digital technology are at the core of our Entertainment Law practice. We routinely work with entertainment clients in the following areas:

  • copyright, trademark, and publicity rights
  • intellectual-property acquisition, licensing, vetting and distribution
  • protection and prosecution of intellectual property rights, including infringement disputes and application of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to protect against unlicensed use or distribution
  • digital rights and data privacy
  • audio and visual productions
  • music licensing and resolution of music publishing disputes
  • artist concerts and touring
  • merchandising and other ancillary revenue opportunities
  • artist management
  • film and television agreements from development through distribution
  • live and television performances
  • authors and print media publishers
  • advertising, sweepstakes law, and regulation
  • financing and private equity investments
  • artist and union agreements
  • athlete and celebrity appearances, endorsement and service agreements
  • museums, dance and live theater