From movie stars to professional athletes, there is a lot that comes with celebrity status. On top of droves of adoring fans also comes the opportunity to do more than what is expected out of a celebrity's typical day job. For many, this means doing endorsement deals that can pad bank accounts, potentially saving a celebrity from suffering a financial crisis when they reach the retirement age in their respective industry.
But as so many of our readers know, endorsement agreements are not something that should be jumped into lightly. Just like any other contract agreement, endorsements oftentimes come with specific terms that a celebrity must follow in order to obtain compensation for their services. If these terms are violated in any way, a celebrity may not only lose their endorsement but damage their image as well, which can hurt the chances of securing future endorsements later on.
This is one of the many reasons why obtaining a good lawyer before signing an endorsement deal is such a good idea. A lawyer can make sure that you not only understand what is expected of you but what actions can lead to the termination of an endorsement agreement as well.
A lawyer experienced in entertainment law can also make sure the endorsement deal is legally sound and follows all applicable laws, which provides you with further protection against litigation down the road.
A second look from a skilled attorney can ensure that the endorsement agreement is in your best interest financially as well. They can also give you guidance about future endorsements to help avoid overexposure and potentially unfair deals that might affect your reputation and image later on.
Because of the complexities of entertainment law, you want to make sure that you're not only getting a lawyer who is both knowledgeable in this area of the law but is also committed to doing what is in your best interest. With the Law Offices of Barry K. Rothman, you can rest assured that these are the legal services you will receive, no matter what your entertainment law issue may be.