Stan Gibson posted “Motion to Disqualify Based on Joint Defense Agreement Denied Where Agreement Did Not Create Implied Attorney-Client Relationship,” on the Patent Lawyer Blog on January 23rd, 2019.
Brad Cohen is a contributing author to The Essential Guide to Entertainment Law: Intellectual Property which was published this week by Juris Publishing.
Brad Cohen is a contributing author to The Essential Guide to Entertainment Law: Dealmaking which was published this week by Juris Publishing. He contributed to the chapter on “Entertainment Industry Taxation.”
Susan Allison’s article “Welcome Anti-SLAPP Guidance For Calif. Courts, Litigants” was published by Law360.
Upcoming changes to labor laws in California may significantly affect the process of engaging talent in the entertainment industry. Studios, agents and other representatives should be aware of the challenges and obligations presented by these new laws so that they do not find themselves in violation of them. Signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown […]
In the May 2017 issue of Los Angeles Lawyer, JMBM tax attorney Brad S. Cohen writes about Tax and Estate Planning for Postmortem Celebrity. “Does a studio have the right to use a celebrity’s image after his or her death? If so, is there any way to plan ahead to avoid the misappropriation of a celebrity […]
Daniel Freedman wrote the op-ed “Twisting the Truth: The NIMBY Opposition to Second Units in L.A.”, published in Planetizen.
Brad Cohen co-wrote the article titled “Tax Residency Issues for Filmmakers, Actors, and Musicians in California” that was published in the Los Angeles Lawyer magazine
Download this article as a PDF: Copyright Termination — Get Rights Back and Perhaps Get Back to Work! Introduction to Termination What with remakes and sequels constituting so much of what fills the theatres and television programming these days, it is difficult to fathom why literary authors and their representatives are not more aggressively tracking and […]
Download the PDF: Marvel Prevails in Copyright Termination Case: Famous artist Jack Kirby found to have created his comic drawings as a “work made for hire” In what can fairly be interpreted as a favorable decision for any business whose success depends upon copyrighted intellectual property, on August 8, 2013, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals […]