Litigation for Media Clients

Disputes arise as part of doing business, and the media industry is no exception. For more than a quarter century, Dickinson Wright has served as trusted litigation counsel to major industry players on a wide variety of issues. This includes disputes involving contracts, licensing, and intellectual property infringement. Having worked in the entertainment sector for so long, we also deeply understand the day-to-day business realities our clients face. Whether it’s seeking a favorable settlement through mediation and arbitration, or taking a case to trial, we find the best possible solutions for our clients that meet their overall business goals.

Dickinson Wright is known throughout the media and entertainment industry as a go-to firm for copyright litigation. We serve as tenacious advocates for our clients in bringing and defending against copyright infringement litigation involving digital media, audiovisual materials, unlawful transmissions, and other issues. We also handle contract disputes and litigation that can arise from production agreements, talent agreements, work-for-hire agreements, and others.

Our work in this area includes:

• Representing media personalities, reporters, and agents in a wide range of disputes involving contracts, licensing and intellectual property.
• Offering a full range of litigation services, from analyzing a potential claim to seeing a case through to trial.
• Exploring alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration or mediation.
• Defending and prosecuting copyright infringement litigation.