Entertainment and Celebrity Licensing
Entertainment and celebrity licensing refers to the grant of the right to third parties to use the names, likenesses, brands or images of entertainers and celebrities in endorsements of products or in other commercial enterprises. If you are an entertainer or celebrity or represent one and you need legal assistance or representation in any licensing matter or transaction, it is strongly advised that you consult with an
entertainment / celebrity licensing attorney at Grimes. We have been leaders in entertainment and licensing matters for decades. Our attorneys have more than 100 years of combined legal experience in all aspects of this field.
Fighting Against Property Exploitation
We have extensive experience in handling the issues that are involved in protecting the intellectual property rights of entertainment and celebrity clients, whether they are actors, musicians, sports personalities or celebrities in other fields. Chuck Grimes, the founder and managing partner of the firm, has been practicing law since 1974. He and the firm have successfully represented clients in structuring intellectual property exploitation arrangements with such companies and celebrities as Microsoft, DreamWorks, Usher, Jessica Simpson, McDonald’s, Burger King, Fruit of the Loom, Colgate-Palmolive, Lee, Sears, Bloomingdale’s and many more. He and his partner Greg Battersby have written a series of books on the exploitation of intellectual properties and serve as the executive editors of several leading journals in this field. They have appeared as legal experts and commentators on licensing and intellectual property rights in print and on TV and have been featured speakers at trade seminars and symposiums.
If you are looking for an experienced celebrity / entertainment licensing lawyer who is extremely knowledgeable and skilled in all aspects of entertainment and celebrity licensing, it is in your best interests to contact us to set up a time when you can confer with one of our legal staff about your matter.