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Intellectual Property/Entertainment Litigation & Transactions


Intellectual Property

Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt provides entertainment transactional and litigation services in the fields of music, television, theater, literature, new media, and motion pictures. IMW attorneys have Federal and State court experience in litigating claims for trademark/copyright infringement, accounting, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, privacy rights, and publicity rights.

IMW represents a full spectrum of participants in the entertainment industry including high-profile actors/actresses, music artists, writers, directors, producers, publishers, record labels, production companies and broadcasters with their business and litigation matters including, but not limited to, drafting/negotiating contracts, copyrights, trademarks, formation of loan out companies, rights litigation, new media issues, and partnership disputes.




    Intellectual Property

    Intellectual property law deals with the rules for securing and enforcing legal rights for inventions, designs, and artistic works that will benefit society. Just as the law protects ownership of personal property and real estate, so too does it protect the exclusive control of intangible assets that benefit society in one way or another.

    The law is aimed at encouraging people to become creative or inventive and come up with unique ideas that will benefit society. We are experienced and can offer you the best legal services after you have come up with an invention a design or artistic work. We will guide you through all stages of registering your trademarks and patents and copyrights so that you will protect you against unauthorized use. We work with both small and big corporations that involve intellectual property rights.


    Entertainment Litigation

    Entertainment Litigation is a complex field. It keeps on changing from time to time due to amendments that are being made in the entertainment law. But, at Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt we are always on the cutting edge to ensure we serve you well.

    We have been in the entertainment litigation field of law for many years which has enabled us gather enough experience in both federal and state courts. We take time with each client we represent to understand his or her case so that we will represent you well.  We know what it takes for you to be assured of your rights as a professional in the entertainment sector. We cover all areas of entertainment.


    Entertainment Transactions

    When clients in the entertainment industry come to our firm for help, we make it our priority to offer the most comprehensive service for the specific entertainment transactions they are burdened by.  This commitment begins with in-depth research on the situation and continues with strategic steps to ensure the issue is resolved in a smart and effective manner.

    Our attorneys are widely recognized as the most helpful resources in Los Angeles, and can help in many areas due to their diverse experience with litigation in many different areas of this industry. From aiding clients in the courtroom to helping them with contract development, our attorneys are there every step of the way.


Topic: Intellectual Property/Entertainment Litigation & Transactions