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Josh J. Gordon is an associate in the Advertising, Marketing & Promotions; Entertainment, Media & Sports; Digital Media, Technology & Privacy; and Intellectual Property Practice Groups of Davis & Gilbert. Mr. Gordon represents media companies, advertising agencies, music production companies, public relations agencies and advertisers in connection with many areas of entertainment and sports, advertising, marketing and promotions law, as well as intellectual property issues. He regularly counsels advertisers, agencies and original content producers on complex issues related to branded and sponsored content development and native advertising. In the sports field, Mr. Gordon advises on all aspects of sports marketing, endorsements and sponsorships, including negotiating hundreds of millions of dollars worth of sport, stadium and other sponsorship deals.

Mr. Gordon works closely with production companies, producers, filmmakers, authors and publishers on all aspects of the development, production and distribution of entertainment content. He drafts and negotiates documents necessary throughout the production process, including option, production services, author and director agreements. He has also served as production counsel for television shows, digital video content and documentary films.

Prior to joining Davis & Gilbert, Mr. Gordon was a technology transactions and mergers and acquisitions attorney at White & Case LLP, where he routinely advised clients in the sports, media, fashion, health care and high-tech industries on all types of corporate and IP-related transactions. He also provided pro bono representation to numerous documentary filmmakers in the production and distribution of their films. Mr. Gordon previously worked as in-house counsel for WNET, New York’s PBS station.

PUBLICATIONS

Co-Author, "The Enemy Within," Intellectual Property Magazine, June 2017

Co-Author, "Will WGA/DGA "Pattern" Head Off Potential Hollywood Strike As SAG-AFTRA Approaches Deadline For New CBA?," D&G Entertainment, Media & Sports Alert, June 2017

Co-Author, "The Playing Field Remains Unsettled for Daily Fantasy Sports," 2017 Trends in Marketing Communications Law

Co-Author, "Legal Marijuana's Uncertain Path Forward," 2017 Trends in Marketing Communications Law

Co-Author, "Can Anyone Be Happy Together After Sirius XM Copyright Decision?2017 Trends in Marketing Communications Law

Co-Author, "$500 Million Oculus Verdict Highlights Litigation Risks for Emerging Tech Companies," D&G Intellectual Property Alert, February 2017

Co-Author, "Legal Marijuana: What You Need to Know to Legally Advertise to This Budding Economy," D&G Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Alert, January 2017

Co-Author, "Back in the Ring: New York Legislative Victory Continues Comeback Story for Daily Fantasy Sports," Entertainment, Media & Sports Alert, June 2016

Co-Author, "Daily Fantasy Sports Poses Challenges for Players and Regulators," D&G Advertising Law: 2015 Lessons Learned & 2016 Practical Advice

Co-Author, "Daily Fantasy Sports — The Specter of Gambling Threatens an Industry," D&G Entertainment, Media & Sports Alert, October 2015

Co-Author, "Ruling Gives NCAA Victory in "Amateurism" Case, but Legal Battle Doesn’t End Here," D&G Entertainment, Media & Sports Alert, October 2015

Co-Author, "Rise of Daily Fantasy Sports Presents Opportunities and Risks to Companies," Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, January 2015

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS

New York State Bar Association

BAR ADMISSIONS

New York

EDUCATION

New York University School of Law, J.D., 2010
University of Pennsylvania, B.A., magna cum laude, 2006


PUBLICATIONS

Co-Author, "The Enemy Within," Intellectual Property Magazine, June 2017

Co-Author, "Will WGA/DGA "Pattern" Head Off Potential Hollywood Strike As SAG-AFTRA Approaches Deadline For New CBA?," D&G Entertainment, Media & Sports Alert, June 2017

Co-Author, "The Playing Field Remains Unsettled for Daily Fantasy Sports," 2017 Trends in Marketing Communications Law

Co-Author, "Legal Marijuana's Uncertain Path Forward," 2017 Trends in Marketing Communications Law

Co-Author, "Can Anyone Be Happy Together After Sirius XM Copyright Decision?2017 Trends in Marketing Communications Law

Co-Author, "$500 Million Oculus Verdict Highlights Litigation Risks for Emerging Tech Companies," D&G Intellectual Property Alert, February 2017

Co-Author, "Legal Marijuana: What You Need to Know to Legally Advertise to This Budding Economy," D&G Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Alert, January 2017

Co-Author, "Back in the Ring: New York Legislative Victory Continues Comeback Story for Daily Fantasy Sports," Entertainment, Media & Sports Alert, June 2016

Co-Author, "Daily Fantasy Sports Poses Challenges for Players and Regulators," D&G Advertising Law: 2015 Lessons Learned & 2016 Practical Advice

Co-Author, "Daily Fantasy Sports — The Specter of Gambling Threatens an Industry," D&G Entertainment, Media & Sports Alert, October 2015

Co-Author, "Ruling Gives NCAA Victory in "Amateurism" Case, but Legal Battle Doesn’t End Here," D&G Entertainment, Media & Sports Alert, October 2015

Co-Author, "Rise of Daily Fantasy Sports Presents Opportunities and Risks to Companies," Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, January 2015

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS

New York State Bar Association

BAR ADMISSIONS

New York

EDUCATION

New York University School of Law, J.D., 2010
University of Pennsylvania, B.A., magna cum laude, 2006