Jason Karlov is the Entertainment, Media and Sports Practice Group Chair at Barnes & Thornburg. He represents a variety of clients in the music, entertainment, live events, advertising and technology industries. His clients include individuals, such as Bob Dylan and Stevie Wonder, as well as institutions that work and invest in entertainment and technology, including such well-known brands as DreamWorks, Lionsgate, Merrill Lynch, the Olympics, Samsung, VeriSign and Yahoo!.
The work that Mr. Karlov handles for his clients requires his knowledge of, and participation in, virtually all aspects of the music, television, film, live events, advertising, licensing and technology industries.
Entertainment and Music
Mr. Karlov handles advertising, branding, content and sponsorship deals for all types of clients, from both the buyer’s and seller’s vantage point. He has handled sales and sponsorship deals for NASCAR teams, an Internet service provider who maintains one of the top five most visited websites in the world, the largest electronics retail company in the U.S., the largest tobacco brand in the U.S. and the largest wine and beer distributor in the U.S. Mr. Karlov also negotiated and administered a $1 billion sponsorship deal for an international sports governing body with one of the foremost brands in the world.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Jason M. Karlov