ENTERTAINMENT / INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Representative Cases - ENTERTAINMENT / INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

  • Termination of lucrative celebrity branded product distribution contract  with multi-million dollar claims of royalties owed and inventory buybacks omitted
  • Dispute over royalties allegedly owed in investment in producer of rock music festivals
  • Lawsuit over use of footage of documentary that was harmful to nonprofit eco-organization
  • Television personality sued by manager for terminating oral agency agreement​
  • Dissolution of longterm partnership and claims of theft of trademarked fabric designs
  • Movie distribution dispute arbitrated under AAA with continuing disagreement over obligation to pay commissions on sales where payments were not received from distributor. Distributor used subcontractor who failed to distribute product leaving defendant with liability.
  • Suit by music composer in dispute with long time partner over production of music cues.
  • Dispute over investment in movie project with allegations of fraud from claims that a particular celebrity had signed on to play the lead.
  • Breach of contract in reality show series involving models undergoing makeovers with claims of false representations as to credentials of skincare facility.
  • Dispute over unpaid and overpaid marketing billings and breach of contract in services involving press on Asian pop singer.​
  • Misappropriation of likeness of British royalty for ads for vapor cigarettes in coupon mailings.
  • Breach of oral contract claims for percentage of writer’s revenues and residuals for number of successful film scripts covering 15 year relationship.
  • Skateboard inventors lost patent after missing maintenance payment.
  • Dispute over fraudulent contract for personal security illegally obtained from public figure, theft from employer
  • Fraudulent representations to obtain over $10million in investing in multiple film projects.
  • Partnership dissolution and trade secrets breach in company creating sports videos.
  • Misappropriation of images of models used in commercial enterprises.
  • Partnership dissolution between creator of reality shows and investor partner.
  • Coverage dispute over serious injuries from collapse of gate on security guard on filming site.
  • Mother-daughter conflict over agent services for daughter and claims of embezzlement of monies.
  • Copyright battle over use of sound system business title.
  • Claims of violation of trade secrets, confidentiality and breach of contract in allowing unpermitted actors to view descriptions of actor roles
  • Coverage dispute over serious injuries from collapse of gate on security guard on filming site.
  • Mother-daughter conflict over agent services for daughter and claims of embezzlement of monies.
  • Copyright battle over use of sound system business title.
  • ​Dispute over royalties allegedly owed in investment in producer of rock music festivals.