Speaker Profile

Christopher R. Chase
Partner / Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC

Christopher Chase counsels entities and individuals in the advertising and entertainment industries on all aspects of their businesses, including rights clearance (such as copyright, trademark, and rights of publicity), the structuring of contests and sweepstakes, regulatory matters, and risk assessment. He structures and negotiates creative services agreements, commercial production agreements, brand and celebrity licensing agreements, sponsorship and event promotion agreements, celebrity talent and on-camera agreements, content distribution agreements, media agreements, music licenses, and other content releases and licenses. Additionally, he works with numerous clients in the sports industry, advising sponsors, properties, talent, and leagues on IP, marketing, and entertainment matters. Mr. Chase received his B.A. from the University of North Carolina and his J.D., magna cum laude, from the Catholic University of America, where he was a member of the Executive Board for the Law Review.