Our attorneys are uniquely qualified to represent you and your needs because we have been like you in very substantive ways.
Mr. Benjamin played football in the Pac-10, the NFL, NFL Europe, and the Arena League.Mr. Buchanan owns an entertainment management company, he’s married to an actress, and he has an ownership interest in a variety of types of intellectual property. And Mr. Moten has represented estates and people involving their most valued assets.
Our attorneys have worked very closely with famous individuals as well as their hired representatives. We have negotiated for them and with them. We understand the personal and business needs associated with the business interests that matter to you. We also understand what it means to be an inventor of an idea.We have advised founders and inventors at the earliest stages of their ideas. We have helped them to protect their ideas with non disclosure agreements. We have helped them to refine their approach to seeking investors. And we have used our networks to connect founders with the money they need to build-upon their ideas.
Our attorneys currently serve as General Counsel to technology start-ups, we hold roles as executives in those companies, and we use our business experiences and legal experiences to contribute to the ongoing success and growth of these start-ups.We also advise founders and individuals on consulting agreements, licensing agreements, and other agreements that enable these clients to leverage their relationships and expertise for the benefit of themselves and their clients. We thrive in this space because we were entrepreneurs before we became attorneys.Our clients benefit from hiring us because we enjoy the creativity and problem-solving required to obtain the right results. Our clients re-hire us because we earn their trust, and we prove our loyalty.
As a former collegiate athlete forced to forfeit the right to monetize the sale of jerseys with my name on them, video game characters, posters, trading cards, and other uses of my name, image, and likeness, it brings me great joy to assist today's NCAA athletes. Whether it is the use of your good name, your beautiful smile, or a photo of you destroying the competition, I am here to advise where advice is needed, and negotiate deals requiring your signature on an agreement.
Let's make sure that your NIL valuation, and the compensation for the use of your name, image and likeness, are properly aligned in the NIL deals that you consider. Let's review the state laws, compliance requirements,
Licensing the use of your "NIL" means granting the limited right to use your name, image, or likeness within the terms and scope of an agreement. Many times, brands, companies, collectives, and other third parties seek the broadest and widest-reaching terms that they can get. Let's talk about your goals, comforts, and limitations, and let's ensure that your agreements are consistent with your expectations and understandings. Before you agree to that social media deal, please ensure that you are clear on how that may impact a larger deal down the road.
As an NCAA athlete -- whether in the ACC, SEC, Big 10, Big 12, SWAC, Mountain West, American, Conference USA, MAC, Sun Belt, or 1-AA -- let an experienced licensing attorney partner with you in the contractual relationships you are considering.
Na'il has advised and negotiated licensing deals touching various brands, athletes, entertainers, films, patents, trademarks, and copyrights. Let's schedule time to touch and see how we can help.
We protect your ideas with non disclosure agreements, licensing agreements, and by providing advice regarding patents, trademarks, trade dress, trade secrets, and copyrights.