Patterson Belknap represents media, entertainment and sports industry clients in litigation, corporate and intellectual property matters. We represent major media companies, radio and television networks, music companies, cable operators, production companies, publishers, sports teams and associations, internet companies and well-known entertainers. With significant industry knowledge, our attorneys are well versed in the legal, financial, commercial and strategic issues relevant to our clients’ operations. This understanding facilitates the development of optimal litigation strategies, transaction structures and overall approaches to business challenges.

Our Media and Entertainment litigation practice is recognized consistently in Chambers USA. The guide notes that Patterson Belknap “is known for the quality of its ‘exceptionally high-profile work’ for music companies, radio and television networks, cable operators and production companies.” The guide has also stated that "[t]his team 'consistently delivers high-caliber work' which attracts long-standing clients. The team consists of 'smart and aggressive litigators who deliver excellent results time and time again' and ‘the lawyers are incredibly practical and great at constructing a water-tight defense." (Italicized quotes from clients and peers.)