Media & Entertainment
As the media and entertainment landscape continues to shift in the digital age, clients in the news, television, film, literature, sports, music and digital technology industries face a variety of opportunities and challenges.
Harnessing our collective experience in multiple areas of business law, respect for privacy and dedication to achieving success as defined by our clients, Waller attorneys are tenacious advocates and trusted advisors for clients in the media and entertainment industry. Recognized in Chambers USA as "expert partners able to handle any issues," media-related clients lean on Waller's attorneys for advice and counsel in a variety of matters including:
Worked with a hospitality management company to license the sale of alcoholic beverages within the University of Tennessee athletic facilities following a change in policies by the Southeastern Conference.
Worked with a full service, special event catering company to provide alcoholic beverage licensing for the 2019 NFL Draft in Nashville, Tennessee. Waller pioneered this first use of a festival liquor license in a metropolitan area, which included navigating several new and unique legal issues.
Represented a major motion picture studio in a copyright infringement action involving the unauthorized use of a protected character by another filmmaker.