Entertainment & Sports
The lawyers in Jordan Guydon’s entertainment, media, and sports practice handle domestic and international disputes in the entertainment law arena, and represent clients on such entertainment issues as film and TV production and distribution, representation of authors and screenwriters, acquisition of rights, multimedia and technology financing, intellectual property matters, corporate transactions, taxation issues, and private and public offerings. We are also well positioned to assist clients with online streaming media and other digital technologies.
Our entertainment industry clients have included nationally recognized actors and recording artists, large cable television and media conglomerates, wholesale video distributors, national television and radio networks, audiovisual imagery companies, and manufacturers of the computers that produce special effects for today’s films.
The sports and arts organizations and individuals we have represented include sports programs, sports figures, and artists. Since 2005, we have represented a regional soccer association on issues ranging from drafting rules for competition to litigating with respect to the governance of competition. We have provided advice on sports marketing, drug testing policies, antitrust matters, facility construction, intellectual property issues, players’ rights and obligations, and contract rights and use of the Internet.
In representing professional sports figures, we have developed significant expertise in:
- Negotiating player trades and contracts
- Litigating compensatory disputes