Roshuk Law

Entertainment Law

Our firm can provide attorney representation experienced in entertainment, contracts, and corporate law, from negotiating complex distribution deals to forming sophisticated financing structures.

Types of legal services we can handles include:

FILM, TELEVISION AND NEW MEDIA SERVICES:

  • Production company creation
  • Independent film financing
  • Securities exemptions
  • Budget development
  • Key personnel employment contracts (Director, Producer, Writer, Actor)
  • Distribution agreements (theatrical, video, pay & free tv, foreign)
  • Letters of Intent
  • Music synchronization & master use license agreements
  • Screenplay options
  • Acquisition of literary property
  • Copyright & trademark
  • Releases
  • Guild agreements (SAG, DGA, WGA)
  • Composer agreements
  • Soundtrack agreements
  • Errors and Omissions insurance
  • Treatment or idea submissions
  • Confidentiality/Non-disclosure agreements
  • Copyright

MUSIC INDUSTRY AREA:

  • Joint ownership of copyright
  • Management
  • Production company formation
  • Record label company formation
  • Recording artist contracts
  • Production deals
  • Distribution agreements
  • Record deals
  • Sample licensing
  • Work-for-hire agreements
  • Publishing, sub-publishing, co-publishing
  • ASCAP/BMI/SESAC
  • Demo submission issues
  • Songwriter agreements
  • Group/band agreements
  • Trademark name & logo
  • Venue contracts
  • Publishing agreements
  • Ringtone agreements
  • Syncronization rights/licensing

IN THE PUBLISHING FIELD:

  • Literary option agreements
  • Copyright
  • Writers guild registration
  • Self-publishing
  • Submissions
  • Rights acquisition (life story, etc)

GENERAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ISSUES:

  • Copyright Forms
  • Copyright application (forms & registration)
  • Copyright searches
  • Copyright infringement
  • Trademark application (forms & registration)
  • Trademark searches
  • Trademark infringement
  • Cease & desist letters
  • Name availability