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Knobbe Martens Named Association of Media and Entertainment Counsel's (AMEC) 2018 Law Firm of the Year

Friday, January 26, 2018


Knobbe Martens is pleased to announce that it has been named the Association of Media and Entertainment Counsel’s (AMEC) 2018 "Law Firm of the Year". AMEC, the leading trade association for general counsel and business affairs attorneys in the entertainment industry, honored the firm for its overall excellence and measurable success in representing clients in the entertainment and media industries.  

Tirzah Lowe, a former Knobbe Martens attorney and current Vice President of IP for 21st Century Fox, presented the award to firm partner Susan Natland at the 2018 Counsel of the Year awards on January 25 at the Manhattan Beach Country Club in Manhattan Beach, California.

“This award represents years of dedication and expertise on the part of all of our attorneys working with clients in media and entertainment,” said Natland said. “We’re pleased to be recognized for our track record of success and look forward to seeing it continue.”

Knobbe Martens’ Media & Entertainment practice group is comprised of 62 attorneys who help clients protect their brands, rights of publicity, and entertainment content by registering and enforcing trademarks and copyrights and by obtaining and enforcing patents in both the U.S. and abroad. The firm represents clients in nearly every aspect of pop culture, including film, music, and professional sports, amongst others. The group also works with professionals in video games, interactive entertainment, amusement parks, multimedia development, and colleges and universities.

The firm has helped diverse clients such as the Motion Picture Licensing Corporation protect and enforce public performance rights; World Poker Tour in preparing for an internationally televised gaming and entertainment program; Warner Brothers to protect their digital rights; NBC Universal in protecting and enforcing trademarks for television programming and merchandising; Japanese toy company MegaHouse Corp. in trademark and copyright litigation regarding the famous game Othello; and professional athletes with the licensing of rights of publicity to major companies.  

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