Richard Flaggert focuses his extensive practice on entertainment, media and communications matters, as well as counselling clients in intellectual property and transactional matters, including brand strategy and integrity, litigation and enforcement of trademark and copyright assets worldwide, prosecution and risk analysis, licensing, unfair competition, false advertising and new media matters.

Richard regularly provides counsel to programming networks and other rights holders across a full spectrum of legal and strategic business matters, including domestic and international affiliate distribution agreements, licensing, digital, multiplatform and satellite distribution, new media (broadband, wireless and app-based), Internet and emerging technologies, as well as FCC and other regulatory matters.

Richard regularly negotiates and provides advice relating to talent, sponsorship, advertising, entertainment, publishing and other media issues for professional sports franchise and facility owners, sports media, consumer products and technology clients. He also counsels clients with respect to licensing and rights acquisition and negotiates trademark and copyright provisions related to corporate transactions and financings.

Richard is a member of various outside counsel teams, providing day-to-day oversight of branding, media, broadcasting and entertainment matters, and directs strategy for several global franchises, including at ESPN. He regularly provides advice to rights holders in the film, gaming, television, music and digital media industries.