Jason Goldberg leads the firm’s entertainment, sports and media practice in China. As one of only a handful of true entertainment lawyers currently practicing in China, Mr. Goldberg advises media companies, motion picture studios, producers, directors, actors and other talent, sports leagues, financial institutions and investment funds on their activities in the PRC.
Mr. Goldberg ‘s clients have included a number of major Hollywood motion picture studios with respect to projects in China, including studio titles intended for wide international distribution and local productions primarily for the China market. His practice covers film financing, development, talent agreements, production, foreign direct investment, strategic cooperation and joint ventures, copyright, rights acquisitions, distribution, and other aspects of the media and entertainment industry in China. Mr. Goldberg also advises on the licensing of entertainment content to internet sites and other content distributors.
In addition to advising foreign studios and producers on their activities in China, a significant portion of Mr. Goldberg’s practice is advice to Chinese companies on their outbound entertainment matters, film financing activities, and content acquisitions.
In 2012, Variety magazine named Mr. Goldberg one of “50 Game-Changing Attorneys” in its 2012 Legal Impact Report. The special feature recognizes the world’s top entertainment lawyers whose deals and court battles over the past 18 months have changed the shape of the business.