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DLA Piper LLP (US)
LOS ANGELES, CA 90067-4704
United States

Work Department

Intellectual Property and Technology; Trademark and Copyright; Data Protection, Privacy and Security; Cybersecurity; Media, Sport and Entertainment; Technology


Partner in the Intellectual Property and Technology practice and co-chair of the firm’s National Advertising Team


Benjamin R. Mulcahy is a partner in the Intellectual Property and Technology practive and co-chair of the firm’s National Advertising Team. Ben represents major film studios, broadcast and cable television networks, retailers, prominent website operators, major consumer brands and their agencies in all aspects of sports marketing, entertainment marketing and interactive marketing, as well as in structuring and negotiating virtual reality, gaming, eSports and innovative branded entertainment initiatives and navigating the rights of stakeholders and the ever-changing laws that affect how campaigns are activated and content is distributed across all media.

Ben began his career practicing entertainment litigation, representing clients in cases involving copyright and trademark infringement, profit participation, television and motion picture distribution, product placement, and production credit. He also litigated antitrust and civil racketeering cases in addition to serving pro bono as a Special Assistant City Attorney prosecuting gross-misdemeanor jury trials for the Los Angeles City Attorney Office.


Professional Sports and the Law Member, Editorial Board; Sports Lawyers Association, Member; International Association of Privacy Professionals, Member; Brand Activation Association, Government and Legal Affairs Committee, Member


J.D., University of Minnesota Law School; B.A., Saint John’s University

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Advertising and marketing: transactional and regulatory

(Hall of Fame)

Benjamin Mulcahy – DLA Piper LLP (US)

DLA Piper LLP (US) provides full-service advertising advice with a clear focus on and a strong record in the sports, esports, entertainment and media sectors in particular. Flagship clients comprise Amazon Prime Video, Austin FC and the United Entertainment Group, who seek the team’s services in connection to sponsorship agreements, entertainment marketing initiatives and media and creative agency engagements, among other matters. Practice head Benjamin Mulcahy is described as ‘a leading lawyer handling the biggest sponsorship agreements and advertising projects’. Associate James Stewart has a successful practice covering advertising transactions, influencer marketing, celebrity endorsements, sweepstakes, contests, esports, entertainment and IP matters.