EMIPS Consult – Entertainment, Media, IP & Sports Law

EMIPS

logo1The entertainment industry in Kenya and the African continent as a whole has grown exponentially over the last decade. There has been increased acceptance of local productions and creations in print, fashion, art, film and music and the trend continues to gain momentum. Sport has also gained increased recognition in the country.

Growth of Entertainment, Media, IP & Sports industries calls for increased transactions in terms of contract drafting and negotiation, labour laws, licensing and permits, endorsements, procurement, royalties and tax advisory as well as ADR and litigation.

Growth of Entertainment, Media, IP & Sports industries calls for increased transactions in terms of contract drafting and negotiation, labour laws, licensing and permits, endorsements, procurement, royalties and tax advisory as well as ADR and litigation.

Our services include assistance in drafting and negotiating contracts from media houses, managers, publicists, corporates, record labels, film studios and others to make sure contracts are fair, envisage and cater for all the needs and are in the best interest of the client, drafting of marketing, endorsement and merchandising agreements, protection and licensing logos of sports teams, to filing suit over a pirated works such as music and film, suits for defamation, libel and invasion of privacy of our clients, labour and employment advise for film crew, financial arrangements, copyright and trademark issues, distribution agreements, publishing contracts and author agreements, broadcast licensing, talent agreements and other services. We also offer services to athletes and sports figures including consolidation of intellectual property rights and trademarking, drafting of agreements with sponsors and clubs, negotiating product endorsements and corporate sponsorships, other incidental services required by sportsmen/women, and generally growing a player into an independent self-commercializing brand.