We assist clients with identifying, protecting, managing, and enforcing their intellectual property rights.
- Trademark and copyright clearance and registration
- Copyright fair use and infringement opinions
- Licensing, assignments, co-existence and settlement agreements
- Rights of publicity
- Dispute resolution, including mediation
We represent a diverse array of clients in the business of entertainment, including the music industry, film, television, toys and gaming, theater, book publishing, and interactive entertainment.
- Entertainment finance, development, production, and distribution transactions
- Artist recording, management, music publishing, touring, and event productions
- Screenplay and literary option and purchase transactions, writer services agreements, life story rights acquisitions
- Agency agreements, celebrity endorsements and appearances
- Gaming, new media, and interactive entertainment transactions
We provide proactive and client-tailored general counsel services to a wide variety of both emerging and established business clients.
- Corporate, limited liability company, and non-profit formation, governance, and dissolution
- Executive, employee, and contractor agreements
- Software and technology development and licensing agreements
- Contests, sweepstakes, and promotions
- Joint ventures and asset purchase transactions