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At Dickinson Wright, we believe that effective legal advocacy requires not only comprehensive knowledge of the law, but also a thorough understanding of our clients’ businesses. Our Entertainment, Sports, and Media practice provides thorough and decisive representation, achieving game-changing results for clients while protecting their creative assets and business interests.
As a full-service law firm with offices and lawyers across the U.S. and in Canada, including Las Vegas, Phoenix, Nashville, Ft. Lauderdale, and Toronto, Dickinson Wright is proactive and accessible, providing practical solutions and actionable advice to clients in the entertainment, sports, and media industries in a timely and efficient manner. Working closely with lawyers in the firm’s other practice areas, we provide our entertainment, sports, and media clients representation on a wide range of disciplines, including intellectual property, gaming and hospitality, immigration, contract law, and nonprofits.
Our entertainment, sports, and media lawyers are respected by their peers, honored by industry endorsements, and recognized through significant appointments to bar associations and the judiciary system. Many in our group have been recognized in Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, Chambers, and other publications for their work in the industry. But to us, the most important thing is the respect we’ve earned from our clients. We treat each client as if they were our only client, proactively sharing our business and legal acumen to solve the toughest and most complex legal issues. We are committed to providing you with excellent client service through both responsiveness and turnaround time.
Entertainment Clients: Our recording artist, music publishing, and record company clients have sold more than one billion units, including digital media. Our celebrity clients have world-renowned fame and indelible brand identity that translate not only into box-office and television ratings but also to product sales and world-changing nonprofit endeavors.
Sports Clients: Our sports clients include athletes and teams, as well as top-level coaches and executive staff.
Media Clients: Our media clients include worldwide developers and distributors of content, owners of intellectual property assets, and advertising and branding companies.
• Entertainment, sports, & media litigation
• Launch of new product lines
• Securing, enforcing, & licensing IP
• Licensing entertainment rights
• Endorsement & sponsorship agreements
• Clearing title for creative works
• Registration of trademarks in foreign jurisdictions