Entertainment Litigation

Historically, litigation in entertainment has revolved mainly around contractual and intellectual property disputes. But today, the entertainment and media industries are evolving at an unprecedented pace. In music, motion pictures, television, gaming, esports, social media, and more—disruptive technologies, new financing sources and distribution systems, and a slew of new players have made the legal issues increasingly intricate and high-stakes, and disputes more frequent.

The experienced plaintiff’s attorneys at Balaban | Spielberger have handled a wide range of cases across diverse sectors in the entertainment industry—from band break-ups and on-set catastrophic injuries to litigating ownership of corporate entities and partnership interests in intellectual property to individual artists’ disputes with business management over breach of contract and fiduciary duties, to litigation involving major studios and production companies.