Sports/ Media/ Entertainment
Atsumi & Sakai brings a business perspective to our legal work for sports, media and entertainment clients. Our lawyers have an intimate understanding of these businesses, both nationally and internationally.
Atsumi & Sakai provides advice to a wide client base in this field, including professional athletes, baseball and football players; sports clubs; sports governing bodies and corporations; marketing and management companies; print media companies; musical artists; film companies; actors and actresses; authors; agents; television and radio broadcasting corporations; universities and schools; internet companies and others.
We advise on the following areas of Sports, Media and Entertainment Law:-
- Athlete/Artist contract;
- Sponsorships and marketing;
- Media rights;
- Anti -doping;
- Intellectual property;
- Right of publicity;
- Internet related issues;
- Health & safety;
- Disciplinary proceedings;
- Event management;
- Administration and membership;
- Stadium and infrastructure projects;
- Management contracts;
- Singers & song writers contract, and other music contract;
- Film industry related contract;
- Risk management;
- Visas and immigration.
In addition to our core Japanese practice, Atsumi & Sakai has an extensive international network of law firms, which enables us to call upon experience and expertise throughout the world.