Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP’s (SGR) entertainment practice includes legal practitioners specializing in intellectual property protection, technology, corporate transactional, tax, and real estate matters.
The Firm’s founders began practicing law more than 125 years ago to commit to excellence and attract a wide array of talent dedicated to serving our clients and communities.
The Firm serves as an enabler to gaming companies seeking to innovate and stand out from the market through our intellectual property, emerging company, and disruptive technology practices. Our intellectual property practice helps emerging companies and founders protect inventions, creative work, products, and design through patent, licensing, copyright, trademark, and trade secrets services.
We also provide technology solutions in the fast-paced industry, including content licensing, licensing of software and technology, venture capital/private equity financings, development and collaboration agreements.
SGR Labs is an innovation team comprised of legal practitioners, engineers, and software developers. We partner with software developers and thought leaders in the legal industry to develop and provide practical legal solutions in a quickly evolving legal landscape. SGR Labs provides a platform for research and collaboration across practice groups, has three initial mandates:
1. Software Implementation: Procurement, development, and education in software ensure SGR attorneys and clients are efficiently leveraging technology in their practice.
2. Data Analytics: Collection and analysis of practice information to better understand how practices and procedures overlap with client value.
3. Automation: Leveraging artificial intelligence, human-machine interfacing, and a new age assembly line to provide the highest quality legal work product in a cost/time-sensitive environment.