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Matthew V Wilson, Esq.

Matthew V. Wilson is of counsel in the Corporate practice group. Matt works primarily in the areas of entertainment, technology, life sciences, new media, advertising, promotions and marketing law.

Mr. Wilson is the leader of the firm’s Sports and Entertainment Industry Team and his practice involves the representation of a wide-variety of participants in the music, film and television industries. He focuses his practice on transactional entertainment matters, intellectual property matters, corporate matters and business representations in the entertainment and media industries. He has experience negotiating and drafting agreements for recording artists, songwriters, music publishers, producers, managers, distributors, and concert promoters. Mr. Wilson also advises clients on copyright, licensing and other intellectual property matters and counsels his artist-clients in connection with their career decisions. In addition, Matt has extensive experience with all aspects of the festival and event industry and has assisted his clients with the production of festivals and events on the domestic and international stage including the Railroad Revival Tour (2011), Shaky Knees/Shaky Boots Festivals (2013-present), and Mempho (2017), among others. Matt’s film and television experience includes the representation of creative and business focused clients within the motion picture, television and media industries.

Mr. Wilson’s technology, life science and new media-focused practice includes counseling clients regarding general corporate and commercial issues, electronic commerce and intellectual property matters, including content licenses, electronic advertising, website development, hosting and service agreements, electronic terms-of-use, privacy policies, and data use and protection policies, and legal and regulatory compliance concerning such matters, including trade and industry self-regulation guidelines.

Mr. Wilson’s promotions, marketing and advertising practice consists of the representation of clients on matters concerning legal and regulatory compliance, in addition to industry guidelines, relating to media, sponsorship, advertising and promotional campaigns, sweepstakes, skill contests and other games.

In June 2011, the Daily Report published a feature article about Mr. Wilson titled “AGG lawyer helps bands manage joint tour.”