Location: Expertise / Entertainment & Sports
Entertainment & Sports

With the rapid development of China's entertainment and sports industry, we have accumulated a sharp business acumen and rich experience in this practice. Our Entertainment and Sports Practice Group not only have an in-depth understanding of relevant laws and regulations and legal issues in relation to the industry, but also discern the intricacies and nuance of the special rules of the entertainment and sports industry, as well as various legal risks and commercial interests involved. We are committed to assisting our clients in achieving a balance between the commercial feasibility, profits, and risks of their businesses, by offering comprehensive, reliable and practical professional legal services in a creative way.

 

Our Entertainment and Sports Practice Group bring together legal experts in various fields including copyright law, trademark law, franchising, contract law, labor law, tort law, foreign investment law, regulatory and compliance, and competition law, etc. We are able to assist clients in structuring their deals on a full spectrum of investment, production, promotion and marketing, distribution (including import), and licensing of films, TV series, Internet drama, videos, games, webcasts, commercial performances and endorsements, and sports events, etc. Moreover, we are also capable of advising clients on a variety of transactions and matters in relation to the aforesaid areas, including without limitation, copyright transactions, business agency, talent agency and commercial endorsements, business compliance, project financing and acquisitions, and intellectual property.

 

Our clients include, without limitation, prominent international and domestic film and TV investment companies, production companies, distribution companies, theaters & cinemas, gaming companies, music recording companies, video and new media platforms, design companies, talent agencies, advertising companies, famous talent (e.g., directors, actors, scriptwriters), sports stadiums, event organizers, clubs, and the culture and entertainment business sectors of the central and local SOEs, etc.

Recognitions

Awards and Rankings

  • 2019-2022, Recommended Firm in Media and Entertainment, Asialaw Profiles
  • 2016-2021, Recommended Firm in Sports & Entertainment, LEGALBAND