Law Offices of Max J. Sprecher

Practice Areas

Breach of Contract
Accounting and Profit Participation
Talent/Agency Disputes and Talent/Manager Disputes, including Unlawful Procurement
Motion Picture/Television Copyright Infringement
Music Copyright Infringement
Idea Submission Issues
Distribution Disputes
Internet Domain Name Disputes and Cybersquatting
Celebrity Privacy, Publicity Rights, and Defamation
Residual Disputes
Guild Arbitrations on Behalf of Talent
IFTA Arbitrations
Credit Disputes - Writers Guild of America
Trademark Registration
General Business Litigation
ABKCO Music, Inc. v. La Vere, 217 F.3d 684 (9th Cir. 2000)
Endemol Entertainment, B.V. v. Twentieth TV, 48 U.S.P.Q. 2d 1524 (U.S.D.C. Cal 1998)
Bettie Page v. Something Weird Video, 908 F.Supp. 714 (C.D.Cal. 1995)
Bettie Page v. Something Weird Video, 960 F.Supp. 1438 (C.D.Cal. 1996)
Playboy Enterprises, Inc. v. Welles, 7 F.Supp.2d 1098 (S.D.Cal.1998)
Sobini Films v. Tri-Star Pictures, Inc., 61 U.S.P.Q.2d 1930 (U.S.D.C. Cal 2001).
SEC v. Kasirer, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6494 (N.D.Ill. March 21, 2005)
Garry Kasparov v. Mark Andreev, NAF Case No. FA0505000471047 (June 16, 2005)
Carmen Electra, a/k/a Tara Leigh Patrick v. Network Operations Center, D2003-0852 (WIPO)
The Stein Agency v. James Tripp-Haith, TAC 46-05
Christopher Filmcapital GmbH & Co. 3KG v. Regent Worldwide Sales, LLC, IFTA 09-99 (2010)

Reported Decisions/Representative Cases