Entertainment, Sports, and Intellectual Property Litigation

Manier & Herod has extensive experience representing athletes, artists, songwriters, managers, agents, actors, producers, publishers, and record labels in the sports and entertainment field. The legal issues that face creative professionals are often complex and diverse and require experienced attorneys that understand the ever-changing landscape in this fast-moving industry. Our Entertainment Litigation practice advises clients in all aspects of entertainment litigation and develops strategies for successfully navigating contract disputes, royalty disputes, management agreements, publishing issues, copyright issues, and trademark issues.  The firm’s entertainment attorneys are also available to litigate claims in all areas of intellectual property law and are involved in protecting valuable intellectual property rights, including copyrights and trademarks. We are also are able to assist with defamation claims and rights of privacy and publicity claims.

The Entertainment, Sports, and Intellectual Property Litigation practice also represents and advises companies on brand issues and contractual issues involving brand assets and endorsements.  Our attorneys have represented athletes, artists, bloggers, podcasters, and influencers in negotiating contracts with brands and handling disputes regarding brand issues.