The Lawyers & Jurists are considered by many to be leading & specialist legal services provider representing film, television, advertising, and music industry clients . Our extensive experience includes litigating matters, courts as well as in arbitrations.
We have a wealth of experience litigating and trying cases to verdict involving every aspect of the entertainment and media industries. The firm has represented networks, studios, production companies, financiers, distributors, publishers, talent and talent agencies in a wide variety of contract, commercial and intellectual property disputes.
Our lawyers have a deep understanding of the motion picture, television, music and publishing businesses and the legal problems that can arise from the initial conceptstage through financing, development, production, publication, licensing and distribution, through traditional as well as online channels.
We have an in-depth understanding of the unique character of the entertainment and media industries — the relatively small size of each community and the personal interrelationships that are their hallmark. Consequently, while every client can expect vigorous and aggressive representation, due consideration is given to exploring alternatives to litigation. At the same time, we have tried a number of tough cases to successful conclusions in courts and arbitrations.
Our attorneys have an extensive background representing many high-profile actors, writers, directors, producers, musicians, athletes, authors, and their heirs in claims regarding:
- Breach of contract
- Profit participation
- Violation of the rights of privacy and publicity defamation
- Breach of implied contracts
- Copyright and trademark infringement
- Copyright termination issues