Technology, Media, and Entertainment (TME)

Baker Botts is one of the world's leading law firms widely regarded as among the very best in the Technology, Media, and Entertainment (TME) industries worldwide. We represent some of the largest media conglomerates and global technology firms as well as advise emerging growth companies on the forefront of innovative technologies. Our team brings value with their future focus, spotting potential issues before they occur and solving them with their deep knowledge of the clients’ business and aspirations.

We routinely represent companies across the full-spectrum of tech-related matters inclusive of Corporate, Litigation, Intellectual Property and Regulatory in the U.S., Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Asia.

Our seamless bench of technology lawyers span the globe and offer decades of experience across the following Technology, Media and Entertainment industries.

Some of our recent deals include:

  • Liberty Media Corporation in the cross-border $8 billion acquisition of Formula One
  • NASCAR and certain directors of International Speedway Corporation in fiduciary duty litigation arising from the company's $2 billion merger
  • DISH on the ITC’s determination that the workout technology, Mirror, imported by Peloton, iFit and Lululemon, infringed on patents held by DISH Network’s streaming services
  • Zix Corporation in the $860 million sale to OpenText™, a market-leading provider of Information Management solutions
  • SiriusXM on antitrust matters regarding the acquisition of Team Coco, including the critically acclaimed hit podcast Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend, and the Conan O'Brien-led podcast network and digital media business
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Financial Services Provider Settles with OFAC for Apparent U.S. Sanctions Violations Associated with Processing for Online Payments

Client Updates

On July 23, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) announced the entry into a $1,400,301.40 settlement with Payoneer, Inc. (“Payoneer”), a global provider of online payment distribution solutions headquartered in New York, for over 2,200 apparent violations of multiple U.S. sanctions programs.

Incorrect Export Licensing Determinations Result in Wireless Telecommunications Equipment Manufacturer Settling with BIS for Apparent Export Control Violations

Client Updates

On March 19, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) announced the entry into a $122,000 settlement with Comtech XiCom Technology, Inc. (“Comtech XiCom”), a leading supplier of high power amplifiers for satellite communications based in Santa Clara, CA, for three apparent violations of the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”), caused by Comtech XiCom’s mistaken belief that certain exports could be made without BIS license or authorization.

 

FERC Reaffirms Support for Emerging Technologies

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On March 18, 2021, FERC reaffirmed its prior decision enabling the participation of emerging technologies in the energy, capacity, and ancillary services markets operated by RTOs and ISOs. These emerging technologies include electric storage, distributed generation, demand response, energy efficiency, thermal storage, and electric vehicles and associated supply equipment.

The Future of AI Protection

External Article

The Journal of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & Law, Volume 4, No. 1

CCPA Compliance and Enforcement

Speeches & Presentations

Moderators, TechGC, Privacy Virtual Forum: The GC's Role in Operationalizing Privacy At Home and Abroad

Events

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Data Transfer Restriction in KSA

Baker Botts in partnership with the Association of Corporate Counsel, Middle East and North Africa, is delighted to participate in a discussion around data transfer restrictions in KSA.

Digital and UK Antitrust

Baker Botts in partnership with Concurrences is delighted to host a webinar titled Digital and UK Antitrust on Monday 22 March at 2.30pm (GMT).

A Conversation with Walter Isaacson: The Biotech Revolution and the Woman Who Launched It

In celebrating International Women's Day, Baker Botts is a proud sponsor, in partnership with the Chapter Network of The National Association of Corporate Directors, of the virtual conversation with Walter Isaacson and Dr. Helene Gayle, President & CEO of the Chicago Community Trust, on Monday, March 8, 2021 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. CT.

Baker Botts' Fourth Annual Health Technology Pitch Event 

Baker Botts (UK) LLP, in association with the Digital Health & Care Alliance and Ascendant Corporate Finance, will host its fourth annual Health Technology pitch event on Wednesday 5 February 2020 at the London Baker Botts office.