Rights holders often think of copyright claims as their most powerful weapon to fight intellectual property theft. However, there are many other weapons beyond copyright. Our team of top gun litigators will look at the latest strategies beyond copyright to protect owners’ rights in entertainment properties. They will look at the differences among these strategies and what needs to be done in advance in order to make sure they are available. Don’t go into a fight without a full arsenal.
Toby Butterfield is a partner in the firm’s Litigation and Intellectual Property Groups. Mr. Butterfield has 20 years of experience litigating and counseling on copyright, trademark, defamation, digital media, and commercial matters. He has been listed as a New York area “Super Lawyer” for Intellectual Property Litigation by Law and Politics magazine since 2007. | | Mr. Butterfield’s clients include media and entertainment companies... Read More →
Alan R. Friedman has more than 25 years of litigation experience covering a broad range of industries. He has handled numerous contract, fraud, fiduciary duty, securities and other disputes for plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts from their inception through their final appellate stages. In addition, he has represented individuals and companies before JAMS, the AAA, other arbitral bodies. Mr. Friedman has substantial... Read More →
Attorney Paul LiCalsi handles disputes for top names in media, publishing and the recording industry, among them rappers Jay-Z and Timbaland, The Beatles, Vanity Fair writer Dominick Dunne, Elton John, Billy Joel and Taylor Swift. He has repeatedly been recognized by The Hollywood Reporter as one of the 100 Top Outside Counsel in the Entertainment Industry.
Mr. Murphy is a partner at Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz in New York in the firm’s Advertising and Marketing group. Mr. Murphy counsels advertising agencies, advertisers, and entertainment companies as they develop and produce advertising and entertainment properties across all media. His practice focuses on copyright, trademark, right of publicity/right of privacy, false advertising, unfair competition, and defamation. Mr. Murphy negotiates... Read More →