Comprised of experienced media, intellectual property, commercial litigation, corporate, and employment attorneys, Butzel's Media Team has extensive experience in advising clients in print, film, television, gaming, and digital media sectors.

Our team practices in the areas of:

  • Media and First Amendment Litigation
  • Access, FOIA, and OMA
  • Entertainment
  • Advertising, Marketing, and Promotions

Butzel is an active force in media and digital content law on the state and national levels. Our clients include traditional media outlets with First Amendment, newsgathering, defamation, and access questions.  Our emerging technology clients and digital businesses receive advice on content publication, licensing rights, and data protection.  We support our entertainment clients with pre-publication review, talent negotiation, production agreements, intellectual property protection, and licensing.  We advise clients with respect to publishing and royalty disputes, representing both publishers and authors.  We also advise in the areas of advertising clearance, the Communications Decency Act, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, platform user agreements, terms of use and privacy policies, and endorsement issues.

We also offer special options for startups customized bundled services and a range of alternative fee arrangements.


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