Sports, Media and Entertainment Law


SPORTS, MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT

KMNP LAW Sports, Media and Entertainment Group includes a number of dedicated specialists who work exclusively on sports, media and entertainment -related matters. The Firm provides full spectrum of specialty legal services required and our lawyers extensive experience cover the breadth and spectrum of the industry that incudes professional fashion models, actors, writers, producers, directors in film studios and television business, recording artists, record producers, songwriters in the music business and authors, on-air television hosts and radio station personalities as well as publicly-traded, multinational media and telecommunications entities.  

We cater to providing services to international federations, national governing bodies, public agencies, teams, owners, players, sponsors, advertisers, national governing bodies, agencies and promoters, studios, distributors, event promoters, investors, banks and other leading corporations and individuals. Within the sports industry our experience is being developed in numerous sporting disciplines, including football, cricket, tennis, motor-racing, golf, cycling, athletics, combat sports, basketball, snooker, and field hockey. We are also providing a coordinated hub for advising the leading gaming operators and suppliers in the gaming sector in respect to the myriad of local laws and regulation pertaining to the activities.

Our lawyers understand the way the media, sport, gaming and entertainment industries work. Our clients benefit from our deep industry knowledge and experience, and from our creative, solution-oriented and responsive approach.

We have a recognized international team of lawyers having experience in several jurisdictions. We offer the benefits of a global business law firm, with a network of experience extending across the region and globe.

KMNP LAW is positioning itself to be at the forefront of advising the sports, media and entertainment industries on finance, investment and corporate issues, production and rights acquisition, the exploitation of media rights, the staging and exploitation of live sports and other events, intellectual property protection and enforcement, regulatory and administrative issues, antitrust and competition law, theme park and stadium and arena development and management, and the resolution of disputes.

Our extensive experience covers:

  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Audio-visual piracy
  • Bringing and defending challenges to the decisions and actions of governing bodies;
  • Broadcasting/television
  • Brand management
  • Computer games
  • Data Protection, Privacy and Security
  • Digital media
  • Dispute resolution (including mediation and expert determination).
  • Drafting of rules and regulations
  • Disciplinary and anti-doping proceedings
  • Exploitation of commercial rights, including in particular media, new media and marketing rights
  • Event organization
  • Film
  • Financing
  • Franchise and Commercial Contracts
  • Gambling & Casino operations
  • Gaming
  • Intellectual Property and Technology (Contentious and Non-Contentious)
  • Live events
  • Media
  • Music
  • Patent Prosecution and Strategic Patent Counseling
  • Publishing
  • Sponsorship, licensing and merchandising
  • Sports data
  • Sports governance
  • Sports federations
  • Sports media rights
  • Stadium development
  • Theme park development and management
  • Technology Transactions and Strategic Sourcing
  • Trademark and Copyright


Contact Persons:

KURIAKOSE VARGHESE
Managing Partner
kuriakose@kmnplaw.com
+11-45502527

NITIN WALIA
Partner
n.walia@kmnplaw.com
+11-45502527