Protecting the Business of Content Creators

Media & Entertainment

The Coleman Law Firm has extensive experience representing content creators and producers in all aspects of their businesses and careers.  We counsel content creators and producers on options for protecting their intellectual property as well as acquiring financing and distribution for their projects in film, music, publishing and media.  

We counsel and advise our clients in the entertainment and media industries on properly protecting and setting up their businesses and maximizing the value of their content and productions, including:

  • Company formation and organizational strategies and documentation
  • Contracts for the development, acquisition and commercialization of intellectual property
  • Source material rights audits and copyright filings
  • Releases
  • Music producer, songwriter and recording agreements
  • Licensing and acquisition agreements for source material
  • Merchandizing and brand endorsement agreement negotiations
  • Agency and management agreements
  • Strategic alliances, joint ventures, outsourcing
  • Talent agreements and vendor contracts
  • Agreements for hiring writers, directors, actors, crew and producers
  • Location releases, reality show development agreements and distribution agreements
  • Trademark protection of brand names, slogans and logos
  • Investor package preparation
  • Project finance strategies, including crowdfunding capital raises