Melanie J. Howard

Melanie Howard’s practice focuses on the acquisition, protection, licensing, exploitation and sale of intangible assets for major brands and individual talent. she represents clients across a variety of industries, including fashion and luxury retail, esports, automotive, technology, and entertainment and media.

Clients regularly turn to Melanie for strategic brand protection guidance and counsel on data privacy matters in the context of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other complex commercial transactions as well as licensing, influencer, sponsorship and endorsement deals. Melanie has extensive experience in copyright and trademark infringement disputes, false advertising cases, right of publicity cases, and entertainment contractual disputes.