Areas of Practice

Digital Media

We represent influencers, filmmakers, podcasters, entrepreneurs and companies creating a wide range of content across all digital platforms. As trailblazers in digital media law, we have been involved in nearly every type of deal in the digital landscape from the beginning of its inception. This includes brand, endorsement, sponsorship, product placement, content creation (new media and traditional), e-commerce product distribution, licensing, and management agreements, as well as negotiating multi-channel network (MCN), Facebook Watch, and YouTube Red agreements. Whether you’re an emerging creator still finding your audience, or a seasoned content creator, you will receive exceptional service and expertise.


Film & TV

Our attorneys have hands-on experience creating film & tv content, which gives us a unique insight in assisting creators with their own film & tv legal needs. Our clients not only benefit from our creative legal expertise; we also add tremendous value through our deal-making skills, our relationships within the film and television industries, and proficiency in industry jargon. We provide legal services at every stage of production from development and production, to post-production and distribution. We draft, revise, and negotiate a wide range of film & tv contracts including talent, director, option, distribution, production, licensing, and music clearance agreements, and assist with the review of errors & omission insurance applications.


Music

While the creation of music is often exciting, the music industry presents unique legal challenges as domestic, and often international contract, intellectual property, and business issues need to be addressed in every deal. Musicians and music companies must also ensure that their work efforts are safeguarded in the fast-changing digital musical landscape. We draft and negotiate the full suite of music industry agreements on behalf of our clients, including recording, publishing, producer, distribution, licensing, live performance, and asset sale agreements. We also assist with the corporate organization of musical projects, whether by forming an entity or handling the preparation of an operating or partnership agreement. Unfortunately, sometimes disputes occur and we can also assist with litigation matters to protect your rights in instances of breaches of contract and infringement claims. Our attorneys have represented music industry clients at all stages of their career, from independent singers playing at coffee shops to working directly with the major record labels.


Intellectual Property

As a creator, it all starts with an idea. We will ensure that the expression of your idea, stories, work product, brands, designs, or otherwise are protected to the best of their ability. We are experienced in trademark, copyright, privacy, personality, publicity, and other intellectual property rights. We can also audit your intellectual property assets and advise on any missing protections.


Corporate

We understand the financial restrictions on entrepreneurs, start-ups, and promising new businesses. Our firm will structure our representation to fit the finance flows of your business. We excel at structuring deals and navigating investment and equity opportunities. We also can assist in business entity formations (LLCs, corporations, partnerships, etc.) and for existing businesses, we offer full services ranging from compliance advice, restructuring assistance, investment documents, corporate documents for shareholders, partnership agreements, operation and services agreements, and website terms and conditions. We can also revamp your outdated contracts and other business documents to reflect your company’s present day operations and emerging social media outreach, and website terms and conditions.

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