Jesse Saivar

Chair, Intellectual Property & Technology
Fax 310-553-0687

Representative Experience

  • Provide outside general counsel services to Barstool Sports, including creating and negotiating talent and content distribution agreements for its podcast and video content, negotiating major advertising and sponsorship deals, assisting with its backend tech agreements, terms of use and privacy policy, drafting and negotiating its IP licensing deals, overseeing its trademark portfolio, and providing strategy with respect to its IP disputes.
  • Provide outside general counsel services to Riot Games, including assisting with talent and content deals, intellectual property disputes, and backend technology agreements.
  • Provide outside general counsel services to game maker Exploding Kittens, including negotiating an IP license with a major studio for a branded game, negotiating a digital game license with a major game distributor, preparing agreements for its creator/influencer campaigns, drafting its standard game designer agreement and assisting with the IP elements of the strategic investment transaction by Asmodee.
  • Provide outside general counsel services to Morning Brew, a popular business-focused newsletter and digital content company, including drafting and negotiating its talent agreements, overseeing its expanding trademark portfolio, and assisting it with agreements related to its e-commerce business.
  • Provide outside general counsel services to the multimedia studio Wonderstorm, the creator of the hit Netflix show The Dragon Prince, including assisting in the negotiation of its distribution and licensing deals.
  • Advise Invisible Universe, a social-first digital content company, with respect to its agreements with celebrities concerning its social media-focused animation content, its IP licenses and content distribution agreements, and its foray into NFT-based content.
  • Assist Assembly, a provider of multiple e-commerce-focused enterprise SaaS solutions, with the preparation of standard customer contracts, joint development deals, terms of service and privacy policies.
  • Represent Mammoth Media in connection with various content-based mobile projects, including preparing and negotiating talent agreements, content licensing and distribution deals (including an outbound license to a major television network and content distribution arrangements with major social media platforms), assisting in the establishment of its creator/influencer network, preparing applicable licenses for an NFT-based project and overseeing its trademark prosecution and enforcement.
  • Assist Powder, a mobile app and social network that uses AI to prepare and aggregate gaming clips from streamers and casual gamers, in connection with its creator agreements and user terms of service and a project involving game clip NFTs.
  • Assist ProSearch Strategies, a leading provider of software-based e-discovery solutions, with the negotiation of its customer agreements, including long term MSAs with several Fortune 100 companies.
  • Assist numerous high-profile apparel brands, including SKIMS, Beyond Yoga, Good American, and BRADY™, in connection with their IP and technology matters as well as their agreements with creators and other talents.