Brian Socolow focuses on the representation of players, teams, event owners, media companies, equipment manufacturers and others in the sports industry. He has successfully represented sports companies in a wide range of matters, including media negotiations and distribution agreements, naming rights, sponsorships and endorsement agreements, trademark licenses, the purchase and sale of sports properties and operational matters for events, such as venue agreements and insurance matters. He has extensive experience litigating sports-related matters including a number of copyright and trademark matters, contractual disputes and technology matters.
Mr. Socolow has successfully developed a niche helping emerging sports negotiate media deals, license deals and other agreements enabling them to grow their sport and develop their brand. He regularly comments on sports-related topics as a legal contributor on leading media outlets such as CNN, ESPN Radio, WSJ.com, and other print, radio and online media outlets.
In addition to his sports practice, Mr. Socolow has extensive experience representing clients in a wide range of intellectual property, entertainment and complex commercial disputes in state and federal courts throughout the country.