Since the emergence of online platforms began revolutionizing how companies conduct business, Vinson & Elkins' lawyers have been providing transactional, litigation, and Intellectual Property advice to companies in the evolving digital media business. Our digital media clients include Fortune 200 companies, online retailers, major sports leagues, media companies, and publishers. We provide counseling to various participants in the industry, including content owners, software developers, and distributors of online content and streaming media. Whether a company is a novice or a veteran in licensing, acquiring, protecting, and exploiting online technology, we understand that accessing a broad range of legal counsel for every phase of a digital media project is critical to that company’s success.
Our lawyers work as partners with our digital media clients, as we are able to use our deep experience of the industry to find solutions for managing the full range of risks and issues surrounding digital media, while always keeping the client’s business goals at the forefront of the legal
strategy. With ever-expanding platforms for customer engagement, we help clients understand and leverage the media maze by providing risk management advice, drafting and negotiating licensing and development agreements, performing comprehensive due diligence on potential technologies, and, when
necessary, representing them in litigation.
We also have comprehensive knowledge of the legal issues that arise from the growing dependence on open source software, and we regularly counsel clients on how to take advantage of these resources, without creating unnecessary risk. We work with clients
We offer our clients end-to-end advice on digital media issues, based on our deep knowledge of the industry and the online and mobile technologies that help our client’s businesses thrive.