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Media, Entertainment, and Technology Law Practice

Curtis advises emerging companies, established global brands and strategic and financial investors on a broad range of industry issues in fields such as broadcast and cable television, publishing, the Internet, wireless, motion pictures, home entertainment, advertising and publishing. Our media and entertainment lawyers handle complex transactions across the sector, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, distribution agreements, finance, commercial contracts and the development, licensing and distribution of content and distribution technology.

Attorneys with a Wide Range of Media and Entertainment Sector Experience

The Curtis team is particularly active advising on distribution deals, technology standards, licensing and patents. We counsel media and entertainment companies and investment funds in all aspects of their businesses and advise investors on buying, selling and investing in these industries. Relevant expertise includes digital production; content and technology in matters related to website development; content acquisition and licensing; clearance issues; content syndication; strategic alliances; software development and licensing; product licensing, development and distribution; software licensing; hardware acquisition; advertising network aggregation and employment matters.

Advising Corporates in the Technology Sector

Curtis counsels investors, startups and established global corporations in sectors as diverse as software, hardware, electronic media, nanotechnology, clean technology, biotechnology, renewable energy and life sciences. We combine understanding of legislation in a variety of jurisdictions with strong relationships with local counsel to effect cross-border technology deals for U.S., European and multinational corporations.

The team’s experience includes stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures; mergers; equity and debt offerings; private placements; venture capital financings and partnering agreements; joint ventures and strategic alliances; and licensing, research and development, supply and manufacturing, distribution and other commercial transactions.

Dispute Resolution

Attorneys from the firm’s litigation and arbitration practices routinely represent technology clients in investigations and matters related to patents, trade secrets and licenses. We are also experienced in creating and protecting portfolios of intellectual property rights, enforcing rights through litigation, defending against infringement claims and conducting due diligence on the intellectual property assets of prospective business partners.

Media, Entertainment, and Technology Law Practice

Curtis advises emerging companies, established global brands and strategic and financial investors on a broad range of industry issues in fields such as broadcast and cable television, publishing, the Internet, wireless, motion pictures, home entertainment, advertising and publishing. Our media and entertainment lawyers handle complex transactions across the sector, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, distribution agreements, finance, commercial contracts and the development, licensing and distribution of content and distribution technology.

"Curtis' 'top-drawer' corporate M&A practice group is highly focused on middle-market deals. It has expertise in complex cross-border transactions and foreign investments, including energy, commodities & mining."

Legal 500: USA M&A(Middle-Market) 2017