JSA has an established practice in the area of Media, Entertainment & Sports. Our team which has domain-expertise on the area has in the past represented and provided advice to the entire spectrum of players in these fields, including television networks, entertainment companies, film and television production and distribution companies, music production houses, digital media companies, online and video game developers and publishers, etc.
Our expert-team in this multifaceted practice frequently draws upon the Firm’s expertise and resources in other areas, including the Corporate Commercial, Financial Services, Employment, Litigation and Real Estate practices. This provides clients with holistic, practical, innovative and solution-oriented legal counsel.
The firm has been regularly engaged in:
Supporting print media clients in negotiating transactions and drafting contracts, including those relating to copyright licensing, editorial content licensing, employment contracts, assignment contracts and the like
Assisting and advising clients in the television industry on myriad projects, from structuring transnational television broadcast ventures to coordinating and contracting for domestic cable distribution of entertainment content
Matters relating to events, advertising, merchandising and sponsorship; art, design and music; entertainment; and gaming and gambling
As the outside counsel for the Board of Control for Cricket in India, and has engaged in substantial work on behalf of several famous sports personalities and sports related companies promoted by them