What we do . . .

  • General Business Litigation
  • Breach of Contract
  • Accounting and Profit Participation
  • Talent vs. Agency Disputes
  • Talent vs. Manager Disputes, including Unlawful Procurement and the California Talent Agencies Act (Cal. Labor Code §1700)
  • Motion Picture/Television Copyright Infringement
  • Music Copyright Infringement
  • Idea Submission Issues
  • Music, Television and Motion Picture Distribution Disputes
  • Internet Domain Name Disputes and Cybersquatting
  • Celebrity Privacy, Publicity Rights, and Defamation
  • Disputes over Residuals and Royalties
  • Guild Arbitrations
  • IFTA Arbitrations
  • Libel and Slander
  • Trademark Registrations

Reported decisions . . .

  • ABKCO Music, Inc. v. La Vere, 217 F.3d 684 (9th Cir. 2000)
  • 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)
  • Carmen Electra, a/k/a Tara Leigh Patrick v. Network Operations Center, D2003-0852 (WIPO)
  • Christopher Filmcapital GmbH & Co. 3KG  v. Regent Worldwide Sales, LLC, IFTA 09-99 (confirmed 2010)
  • Catlin Doughty v. Evan M. Hess, TAC 39547
  • Endemol Entertainment, B.V. v. Twentieth TV, 48 U.S.P.Q. 2d 1524 (U.S.D.C. Cal 1998)
  • Garry Kasparov v. Mark Andreev, NAF Case No. FA0505000471047 (June 16, 2005)
  • Playboy Enterprises, Inc. v. Welles, 7 F.Supp.2d 1098 (S.D.Cal.1998)
  • SEC v. Kasirer, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6494 (N.D.Ill. March 21, 2005)
  • Sobini Films v. Tri-Star Pictures, Inc., 61 U.S.P.Q.2d 1930 (U.S.D.C. Cal 2001).
  • The Stein Agency v. James Tripp-Haith, TAC 46-05

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