Brands & Marketing Services

The firm advises on:

Terms of Business: master services agreements between agency and client, other terms of business, contracts with suppliers including freelancers, specialist production houses and event managers.

Brand Protection and Exploitation: the protection and use of copyright, design rights, trade and service marks, domain names and other intellectual property rights and on sponsorship, merchandising and endorsement agreements.

Image Rights and their development, protection and exploitation.

Development and use of Creative Material for marketing or promotional purposes: buying or licensing creative material – including music and video material - for use in advertising. The firm has particular expertise in advising on the creation and use of Music for marketing purposes.

Data Protection and Privacy: advising on the use and aggregation of data in a marketing context as well as the rules and restrictions governing the use of personal data.

Regulatory Issues: advice and interpretation of the various laws and voluntary codes governing advertising and marketing.

The Brands and Marketing Services team works closely with other teams within the firm to provide advice and support on Corporate matters (whether public or private), in brands and marketing services including start ups, sale and purchase, management buy outs, joint ventures, listings and complex earn out arrangements.

We have a highly regarded Employment practice advising on the engagement of staff in marketing services and their employment or other status and on all issues surrounding their engagement, including incentives, complex earn outs and hire and fire.  

The team consists of Principals Philip Stinson and Tom Frederikse.

Specialists in this field



2 St Giles Square



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Tel : +44 (0)20 7379 6080

DX: 37978 Kingsway

Clintons is a Partnership.  Its only partners are Clintons LLP and C Legal LLP and it is Authorised and Regulated in the United Kingdom by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, under number 00045165.