A Manatt team led by Manatt Entertainment Partners Christopher Chatham and Beau Stapleton represented Dunshire Productions, a creative studio launched by actor-producer Kristen Bell, in the company’s first production and talent deal promoting the PAW Patrol brand, based on the hit children’s television show. PAW Patrol, entering its tenth season since 2013, produces a variety of merchandise including backpacks, toys, books and figurines.
Manatt is proud to represent Dunshire Productions as general counsel. The company, which launched in February 2022, is one of the latest in a string of celebrity-led studios pursuing an ambitious production agenda. Dunshire will focus on producing creative advertising content and campaigns for brands, including traditional TV spots and short-form digital content, and will also have an entertainment content arm to develop, produce, and create various entertainment projects.