A dual-qualified (US/UK) attorney and solicitor, Richard Flaggert (CIPP/E® and CIPP/US) focuses his global practice on entertainment, media, and communications matters, as well as counselling clients in intellectual property transactional matters, privacy, brand strategy and integrity, enforcement of trademark and copyright assets worldwide, prosecution and risk analysis, licensing, false advertising and new media matters.

Ric regularly negotiates and provides advice relating to talent, sponsorship, advertising, entertainment, publishing and other media issues for professional sports and sports/esports franchise and facility owners, sports media, consumer products, and technology clients. He also counsels clients with respect to licensing, and rights acquisition.

Ric 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, Internet, and emerging technologies, as well as FCC and other regulatory matters.

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.