ENTERTAINMENT LAW

At ELG, we value creativity and believe creators and rights holders should be fairly compensated for their intellectual property works. We help you protect your creativity and secure your legal rights so you can successfully monetize your works. We also offer services in reputation management to ensure the sustainability of your career and/or brand. Our Entertainment Law practice includes the music, media, and film industries. We offer the following services:

Music Law

  • Business organizations
  • Record label, talent (musician, composer), producer, manager, and booking agent agreements
  • Endorsement/brand ambassador agreements
  • Intellectual property law (copyright and trademark)
  • Synchronization and master use license agreements
  • General contract drafting and negotiation
  • Litigation/lawsuits (filing and defending)

Film Law

  • Business organizations
  • Depiction releases
  • Submission release
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Option and literary purchase agreements
  • Actor, writer, producer, television host and director agreements
  • Joint venture and co-production agreements
  • Composer, synchronization, performer, master use, and mechanical agreements
  • Distribution and merchandising agreements
  • Litigation/lawsuits (filing and defending)

Internet/Media Law

We are on the pulse of the intersection of the internet, social media and the law. We have the hands-on industry experience and understand the delicate intricacies and issues involved in this exciting area of the law. Our services include:

  • E-commerce licenses
  • Internet licensing agreements
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Privacy policies
  • Terms and conditions of a website
  • Counsel and drafting of Social Media Policies, Licensing Agreements and Online Service Agreements for business organizations
  • Social media and employment agreements
  • E-discovery compliance pertaining to social media
  • Social media marketing and promotions legal advisory
  • Protection of trademark and copyrights on the internet advisory
  • Advisory on defamation, invasion of privacy and First Amendment issues relating to use of the internet
  • Litigation (Instituting or defending a lawsuit pertaining to social media and internet use)

International Entertainment Law Clients

If you are an international client looking to access the U.S. entertainment market, our firm can help you. We also welcome international clients from Africa’s entertainment industries. We have an unmatched command and knowledge of the ins and outs of the continent’s key fashion and entertainment markets; and are uniquely positioned to address your business needs. Our services include:

  • Business consulting and brand management strategy
  • Contract drafting of diverse agreements
  • Contract review and negotiations of diverse deals
  • Crisis management
  • Drafting and/negotiating concert performance agreements
  • Drafting and/or negotiating artist contract riders
  • Legal advisory, business consulting and brand strategy
  • Litigation (fighting in California and Federal courts for our clients)

Contact us today for a consultation to discuss your legal issue: 916-361-6506 | (firm@ebitulawgrp.com).