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Jenner & Block LLP

Media & Entertainment: Litigation

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What the team is known for

Established entertainment team renowned for its depth and geographic coverage. Regularly engaged in some of the biggest copyright, licensing and right of publicity disputes affecting the entertainment sector. Also experienced in handling profit participation claims. Clients include leading broadcasters, record companies, movie studios and other corporations, as well as individuals involved in the entertainment sector.

Strengths

Sources say: "They are fantastic - very smart, very responsive, thoughtful and understand our business well."

One client appreciates that the team is "always accurate, detailed, helpful and solution-oriented."

Another reports: "Jenner has consistently provided the high quality of legal services that one would expect from a top-tier law firm, as well as a personal touch and attention to the client."

Work highlights

Represented Warner Bros. in a dispute involving allegations of copyright infringement, trademark infringement and trademark dilution against a business operating virtual running clubs which made unauthorized uses of the studios’ Harry Potter and Gilmore Girls trademarks and copyrighted images.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Thomas is particularly adept at handling intellectual property disputes as part of his impressive entertainment litigation practice. He is frequently called upon to represent major motion picture studios and television networks.
"Andrew is an expert in his field and can provide fast, accurate advice on copyright and trademark issues. He can analyze complex situations and is an excellent writer." "He is a very smart lawyer."

Richard Stone continues to be retained by major television networks, often handling copyright infringement matters.
"He is a fabulous litigator who makes smart, creative and tactical decisions and can always think several steps ahead. He's fast on his feet, prepared and always reliable." "One of the smartest and most capable attorneys I have worked with. He can provide guidance on extremely complex issues and understands our business needs."

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Media & Entertainment: Litigation


Andrew J Thomas
Band 4
Richard L Stone
Band 3