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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:-

  • Regulatory;
  • Athlete/Artist contract;
  • Broadcasting;
  • Sponsorships and marketing;
  • Media rights;
  • Employment;
  • Anti -doping;
  • Intellectual property;
  • Right of publicity;
  • Internet related issues;
  • Licensing;
  • 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;
  • Tax;
  • Insurance;
  • 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.