Video Games
  • Represented game publisher in negotiation of numerous development agreements for console games with milestone payments in tens of millions of dollars.
  • Represented publically-listed game publisher in acquisitions of development studios in Vancouver and in Thailand.
  • Represented international game developer in complex joint venture arrangements involving financing, licensing, content development and publishing.
  • Represented international game publisher in license-in arrangements with all major Hollywood studios.
  • Represented game publisher in negotiating synch rights to Billboard “Hot 100” No. 1 song from 1980’s.
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Digital Media
  • Represented major US streaming site of Japanese anime in numerous license agreements with Japanese TV studios and other rights holders.
  • Represented Japanese rights holder in film option agreement for major US theatrical production.
  • Represented Brazilian film producer in license-in agreement relating to international film franchise (announced at Cannes, 2009).
  • Represented US home video producer in negotiating some fifty agreements to secure exclusive rights to Korean TV dramas for translation and distribution in US.
  • Represented Japanese producer in music video collaboration with major US rock artist.
  • Represented independent film production company in negotiating concert film venture with international psytrance/electronica band.
  • Represented Japanese composer/performer of long-running, nationally popular children’s music video in connection with exploitation of international rights.
  • Prepared and negotiated sponsorship agreements with major endemic and non-endemic sponsors with total value in the millions of dollars.
  • Prepared and negotiated tournament operator agreements used for dozens of high-profile fighting-game tournaments in the United States and internationally.
  • Prepared player agreements for high-profile team organization.
  • Provided real-time advice to major esports game publisher regarding sensitive community matters.
  • Negotiated multi-million dollar streaming deal between major game publisher and the leading games streaming platform.
  • Negotiated venue agreement with Las Vegas esports arena for multi-day global finals tournament.
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Blockchain/ICOs/Crypto Funds
  • Advising on a potential initial coin offering (ICO).
  • Advising on possible officer/director liabilities and defenses with respect to representations made in an ICO.
  • Advising on risks/benefits of ICOs compared with other recent private financing exemptions, such as “Reg A+” and Rule 506 (c)(3).
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