Members of Three Stone specialising in this field have been involved in litigation concerning personalities as diverse as the Sex Pistols, Motörhead, Johnny Cash, Puff Daddy, Dire Straits and the Hendrix Estate, and Premier League football clubs and continue to act for a wide range of clients.
They have a keen understanding of the principal industry sectors – theatre, film, music, art, publishing, journalism, broadcasting, sport, advertising and marketing and public relations.
Discrete areas of practice in this field include defamation, contempt, obscenity and indecency, racial hatred, blasphemy, advertising standards, licensing, franchising, management and contractual disputes, recording and publishing agreements, authorship and ownership disputes, and film finance, production and distribution.
Members also have added specialist expertise in Art and Cultural Property, Intellectual Property and Competition Law.
Members advise, assist in the preparation of agreements, and represent clients in courts, licensing tribunals, arbitrations and mediations concerning entertainment and media matters and regularly appear before disciplinary tribunals of sports regulatory bodies.