Services

ENTERTAINMENT LAW

The Kinney Firm assists artists and entrepreneurs to protect their creative works and their business. The various and specific industries comprising what we think of as entertainment are very particularized in the way they operate, are governed and transact business. You wouldn’t go to a pediatrician for brain surgery; if you or your company work within the entertainment industry, you should seek an experienced entertainment attorney to assist you.

  • E-Commerce
    • Privacy Policy
    • Terms of Use
    • Domain Name Law
    • Social Media Law
    • Web Design Copyright Registration
    • Web Related Contracts
  • Literary Law
    • Trademark Registration
    • Copyright Registration
    • Copyright Assignment
    • Work For Hire Agreement
    • Commissioned Works Agreement
    • Collaboration and Illustrator Agreement
    • Publishing and Agent Agreement
    • Book Distribution Agreement
  • Music Law
    • Music Business Formation (Corporation, LLC, Partnership, Joint Venture)
    • Copyright Registration
    • Trademark Registration
    • Band Partnership Agreement
    • Co-Writer Song-Split Agreement
    • Studio Musician/Vocalist Work-For-Hire Agreement
    • Music Publishing – Contracts and Licenses
    • Register Songs with Performing Rights Societies
    • Production Company Contract
    • Record Label Contract
    • Album/Website Artwork Contract
    • Music Distribution Contract
    • Music Management Agreement
    • Endorsement Agreement
    • Merchandising Agreement
    • Product Placement Agreement
    • Music Video Contracts and Releases
  •  Film and Television Law
    • Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreements
    • Film Acquisition Agreement
    • Life-Story Rights Agreement/Depiction Release
    • Publicity Rights (Name, Image, Likeness) Release
    • Talent Agency Agreement
    • Talent Management Agreement
    • Talent Employment and Work-For-Hire Agreement
    • Film Location Agreement/Release
    • Film Clearance and Releases
    • Copyright and Trademark Registration, Assignment, and Litigation
    • Film Acquisition/Distribution Agreement
  • Theater Law
    • Production and Co-Production Agreements
    • Licenses and Permits
    • Cast and Crew Agreements
    • Facilities Agreements
    • Rights Acquisition and Development
    • Booking, Touring and Presentation Agreements
  • Art Law
    • Copyright Registration and Infringement
    • Art Commission Agreements and Disputes
    • Art Consignment Agreements and Disputes
    • Theft and Recovery
  • Fashion Law
    • Copyright and Trademark Registration and Litigation
    • Designer, Talent and Model Contracts
    • Model Releases
    • Publicity Rights
    • Defamation and Libel
    • Spokesmodel Contracts
    • Design License Agreements

 

BUSINESS LAW

The Kinney Firm is able to assist your business with many of the issues you may face. has worked with clients to determine and form the ideal business entity to meet their needs, collaborate to create cohesive branding, identify missed marketing opportunities, handle corporate and media relations, review, draft and advice regarding contracts and resolve corporate disputes, as they arise, with a focus on achieving the client’s desired outcome.

Below are some of the areas in which the Kinney Firm may assist you:

  • Business Formation
    • Bylaws
    • Shareholder Agreements
  • Branding
  • Business Development
  • Media Relations
  • Employment Contracts
    • Independent Contractor Agreement
    • Work For Hire
    • Non-Circumvent/Non-Compete Agreements
  • Vendor Contracts
  • Customer Contracts
  • Business Dissolution
  • Dispute Resolution and Litigation

We invite you to contact us about any business issue you may have, to get more information regarding how we can assist you.