Entertainment and Media

Entertainment and media clients rely on the multidisciplinary experience of Diserio Martin attorneys for counsel on a wide variety of matters, including entertainment-related contracts, rights clearance, acquisition and management, corporate and financial transactions, intellectual property protection and enforcement, contract disputes and personal planning.

Our lawyers represent artists, authors, filmmakers, musicians, museums, and nonprofit organizations on entertainment and media-related matters involving music, publishing, art, theatre, film, television, photography, and digital media. A particular strength is our experience dealing with issues at the intersections of entertainment, technology, and intellectual property law. We have extensive knowledge concerning digital media, as well as issues related to entertainment and media matters involving websites, social media, advertising, and online services.

We offer experienced-based counseling in connection with:

  • Website Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policies and FAQs

  • Review of Creative and Marketing Materials for Legal/Regulatory Compliance Purposes

  • Insertion Orders/Purchase Orders

  • Website Development Agreements

  • Talent Agreements

  • Social Media Personality Licenses

  • Publishing Agreements

  • Production Services Agreement

  • Celebrity, consumer and expert endorsement agreements and testimonials

  • Advertising review and substantiation

  • Advertising and promotional agency agreements

  • Viral marketing and social media

Representative Matters

  • Represent production company in negotiation of production services agreement for specials and documentaries relating to sports celebrities, with major national sports broadcasting entity.

  • Obtained successful settlement between consumer products company and advertising agency relating to dispute over advertising services agreement.

  • Preparation of consent and release agreements for social media vloggers relating to new beauty product release.

  • Clearance of Creative and Marketing Materials for worldwide distribution of personal care products.