Advertising is a crucial component of the entertainment industry fraught with a bevy of legal hurdles. With online advertising becoming more commonplace, those legal hurdles have only increased, requiring advertisers to look even more towards the counsel of law firms like Jackson Walker. Our attorneys have strong working knowledge of the advertising industry and its relationship to businesses operating within (and outside) the entertainment industry.

Representative clients include:

  • Advertisers
  • Marketing firms
  • Advertising agencies

Samuel S. Allen

Partner, San Angelo

Stacy Allen

Partner, Austin

Thad H. Armstrong

Partner, Houston

Charles L. Babcock

Partner, Houston

Jennifer A. Bryant

Senior Counsel, Houston

Carl C. Butzer

Partner, Dallas

Lenora DuBose

Partner, Austin

Jeffrey R. Harder

Partner, Houston

George E. Hinchey

Partner, San Antonio

Michael K. Kuhn

Partner, Houston

Robert P. Latham

Partner, Dallas

Wayne F. Malecha

Partner, Dallas

Taylor McDowell

Associate, Austin

Mark H. Miller

Partner, San Antonio

Brian K. Prewitt

Partner, Austin

Kate L. Young

Associate, Austin
  • Preparation and negotiation of various endorsement, sponsorship, and branded entertainment agreements
  • Preparation and negotiation of various event marketing agreements
  • Pre-publication review of print, television, and online advertisements
  • Counsel advertisers about the various federal, state, and industry laws, rules, and regulations affecting the advertising industry, such as the Lanham Act, the rules and regulations of the Federal Trade Commission, and the implications of the First Amendment upon commercial speech
  • Counsel clients about the various legal issues impacting their social media efforts
  • Litigation of advertising-related claims, including unfair competition, trademark infringement and dilution, copyright infringement, violation of the right of publicity, deceptive advertising, deceptive trade practices, disparagement, and defamation