Arts Law

Arts Law

Arts Law and business law are often intertwined, in fact, being a professional artist means being a business person as well. However, many of the issues facing artists, writers and musicians are unique to the respective field and need legal representation that addresses the needs of the artist and still conform to standards within the artistic community. I offer a comprehensive range of services to those in the arts and can assist you with the business of the arts so you can concentrate on the creativity and expression.

Typical matters include:

  • Non-Profit Formation
  • Rights Clearance and Fair Use
  • Copyright & Trademark Registration
  • Copyright & Trademark Licensing
  • Copyright & Trademark rights enforcement
  • Licensing
  • Contract Drafting and Review
  • Dispute resolution

If you have a question about a potential legal issues for your work or your arts organization, please contact me today to discuss it.

 

Entertainment law and arts law are closely related. Typically, entertainment law encompasses the same types of legal issues as arts law, but with some additional services geared towards performing arts (actors, filmmakers, musicians, etc.). Business law services also frequently apply, such as partnership agreements and entity formation for production companies and entertainment organizations.

Typical matters include:

  • Talent Releases
  • Performance Contracts
  • Recording Contracts
  • Production and Distribution Agreements
  • Music Publishing
  • Rights Clearance
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Contract Drafting and Review
  • Dispute Resolution

Please note: I am not an agent, and I do not represent entertainment clients in the capacity of an agent. However, if you have a question about a potential legal issue related to entertainment law, please contact me today to discuss it.