Overview

“Guiding Creatives Into The New Paradigm®”

With decades of experience in the field of entertainment law, our attorneys stand ready to serve as your guides to the new paradigm that has emerged across all sectors of the entertainment industry.

Film

Greenspoon Marder’s Entertainment Law Practice Group is equipped to serve those in the film industry on several different fronts, from independent film financing, to acting as general production counsel. For film producer clients, we can prepare all the necessary agreements for a successful production and assist in the overall administration of obtaining the necessary funds, rights and clearances. Our team also represents both above-the-line and below-the-line talent in deal negotiations and overall management of their legal rights and intellectual properties.

Music

Greenspoon Marder’s Entertainment Law Practice Group serves clients on both the artistic and institutional sides of the music business. Our team counsels recording and publishing companies on issues such as startup financing and operations, rights acquisition and management, licensing, contract negotiations and branding. Additionally, we provide ongoing legal services to a number of institutional clients ranging from ad hoc negotiations to outside general counsel services. We represent numerous internationally acclaimed artist clients on matters such as recording agreements and deliverables, touring matters, music publishing, corporate structure (including asset protection and estate planning), deal negotiation, merchandising and branding, equity deals and management of intellectual rights and persona.

Television

Greenspoon Marder’s Entertainment Law Practice Group has a broad range of experience with both domestic and international television projects and personalities. Our team can handle the full range of production needs, including acting as production counsel for scripted and non-scripted productions, advising on ad hoc negotiations, programming development, production services agreements, project financing and the purchase or sale of content. We also represent television personalities in both the Latin American and U.S. markets.

New Media

As technology continues to change rapidly, our team makes every effort to stay informed about new technologies and anticipate newly emerging business models. Greenspoon Marder’s Entertainment Law Practice Group assists clients in identifying multimedia opportunities and structuring their business and legal priorities to capitalize on those opportunities. We represent a broad range of new media entities in the areas of e-commerce, content distribution, social networks and beyond.

Corporate

At Greenspoon Marder, we provide counsel on a wide variety of corporate governance matters to public and privately held business entities and entrepreneurs. Greenspoon Marder’s Entertainment Law Practice Group represents clients in corporate matters including corporate formations, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, private equity and venture capital, joint ventures, corporate governance for start-ups, emerging, established, and publicly-traded companies in addition to other general corporate matters. Whether it be structuring a deal, complying with corporate and securities regulations, or simply managing liability, our corporate practice is well suited to deliver cost effective and practical legal analysis.

Intellectual Property

Greenspoon Marder’s Entertainment Law Practice Group has a keen understanding of copyright, trademark and related areas of law. Intellectual property is the foundation for the majority of our clients’ entertainment-related assets and our team knows how to identify, leverage and protect those rights. We serve the intellectual property needs of both institutional and personal clients and our services range from ad hoc registrations to full oversight and rights management.

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