Combining legal experience with a nuanced understanding of the industry and business needs of our clients, Crowe & Dunlevy’s Entertainment Practice Group represents clients from Oklahoma, across the United States and around the globe. We serve a broad range of clients active in entertainment and new media industry pursuits, including:
Public, private and not-for-profit companies
Individual producers, directors, writers, actors, musical and visual artists
Industry executives and entrepreneurs
Talent agencies and management companies
Our attorneys provide guidance on all aspects of entertainment and new media law including the acquisition, development, production, financing, licensing and distribution of television and motion picture rights and programming (including domestic and international co-productions), recorded music projects, theater and live stage performances and events, traditional and electronic publishing, interactive media projects, infomercials, product endorsements and fine arts.
We also advise on business formation, structuring and operations; insurance; tax matters and wealth management; the optimization of creative rights, including copyright, trademark and patent protections; labor and employment-related issues; securities law and financing; and other matters. The group’s litigators also assist our clients in resolving business, commercial and intellectual property claims through arbitration and litigation.
Leaders in the Field
Our practice leader is a 35-year industry veteran whose clients have received recognition in every major creative media, including Oscar, Emmy, Grammy and Clio awards. He is also a recognized author and lecturer on the entertainment industry and entertainment law topics. In addition to achieving Best Lawyers in America recognition for Entertainment Law (Motion Pictures and Television and Entertainment Law – Music), he is one of only 440 lawyers worldwide to be selected for inclusion in Who’s Who Legal – Sports and Entertainment 2015.*
Boutique Focus with Full-Service Capabilities
Offering the attentiveness and entrepreneurial energy clients seek from a boutique entertainment law practice backed by the strength of a full-service, 130-lawyer national firm, we are well-prepared to provide legal guidance for all of our clients’ entertainment and new media industries endeavors.
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