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Sports and entertainment law

What do adidas America, Andre Agassi, Shaquille O’Neal, Apolo Ohno, and The House of Blues have in common? They have all trusted Markowitz Herbold to protect their brands, images, reputations, and pocketbooks.

When athletes, sports marketing companies, executives, authors, TV personalities, and others in the entertainment and sports industries need lawyers who understand their business, they call us. We have achieved outstanding results for our clients with their contracts and at trial in state and federal courts. We are considered trusted partners by the athletes, entertainers, and other public figures we serve.

We handle cases such as:

  • Breach of contract
  • Breach of licensing agreements
  • Breach of endorsement agreements
  • Employment disputes
  • Intellectual property including trademark and copyright infringement
  • Royalty disputes
  • Endorsement deals

Related Cases

Leslie Benzies v. Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., Rockstar Games, Inc., Rockstar North Ltd, Dan Houser and Sam Houser
Agassi Enterprises, Inc. re Contract Dispute
Kelly Cahill, et al. v. Nike, Inc.
The Pape' Group, Inc. v. Powdr Corp., Mt. Bachelor, Inc.
Rentrak Corporation v. Hollywood Entertainment Corporation
Cole v. Broken Top Partners II, LLC
Judith Belushi Pisano v. House of Blues Brands Corp.
Sports Marketing Company re Contract Dispute with Major League Baseball Player
Sports Licensed Division of adidas Group LLC v. Elite Apparel
Clifford Robinson v. Isler Northwest LLC
Retired Professional Basketball Player v. Sports Marketing Company
Salem Media of Oregon, Inc. v. Bay Cities Building Company, Inc.
Endorsement Agreement
Signature Line
Michigan Hurricanes v. adidas America
Nike, Inc. v. Stroesser