• 05.16.17

    China-Hollywood Relationship to Continue Despite Concerns

    The Recorder quoted Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, in an article about the uncertainty surrounding Hollywood’s relationship with Chinese investors.“China is significantly different than those other groups that came in and ...

  • 05.12.17

    Eminem Faces Unusual Circumstances in Copyright Battle

    The Recorder interviewed Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, for an article about a copyright battle between the American rapper Eminem and a New Zealand political party over a similar song.   Legal spats between ...

  • 04.28.17

    China’s Hollywood Investment Slowdown Not Cause for Concern

    CGTN interviewed Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article about China’s slowing investment in Hollywood.Some cite recent restrictions by Beijing on capital outflow impacting big foreign investments, and others say the ...

  • 04.26.17

    Phillips, Conner, Gatti Recognized as Hollywood “Power Lawyers”

    The Hollywood Reporter has selected Manatt senior partner L. Lee Phillips and partners Lindsay Conner and John Gatti to its 2017 “Power Lawyers” feature. The prestigious annual list highlights the top 100 lawyers from across the country who are behind the deals and trials shaping ...

  • 04.26.17

    CAA Partners With Chinese Investor

    The Hollywood Reporter interviewed Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article about CAA’s partnership with leading Chinese equity firm CMC Capital Partners to form CAA China."This [deal] gives CAA a partner that can help ...

  • 04.25.17

    Netflix Finally Taps Into Chinese Market

    The Los Angeles Times quoted Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, in an article about Netflix’s doorway into the Chinese entertainment market.The company has made a deal to license its original shows to online video platform IQiyi, ...

  • 04.14.17

    The Essential Tools for eSports Law

    The Daily Journal quoted Manatt’s Ned Sherman, counsel and director of Manatt Digital, in an article about opportunities for legal services in the eSports industry.Sherman told the Daily Journal that eSports has been a focus area for Manatt for a little over a year now. Traditional ...

  • 04.12.17

    UMG Secures Full Victory in Copyright Suit

    Law360 covered Manatt’s win for UMG Recordings in a royalties battle over a Justin Timberlake song. Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, represented UMG in the copyright suit.Three members of the band Sly, Slick & Wicked had ...

  • 04.04.17

    Boggs, Conner Recognized by Variety for Industry Impact

    In its annual Legal Impact Report, Variety recognized Manatt’s Hale Boggs, chair of the firm’s media, technology and advertising practice, and Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for their roles in significant entertainment deals over the past ...

  • 03.20.17

    Chinese Investors Look to Enhance Storytelling Techniques

    The South China Morning Post quoted Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, in an article about the future of Chinese investment in Hollywood. Over the past year, Chinese investors have been particularly active, with Dalian Wanda acquiring ...