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ENTERTAINMENT LAW

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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.

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

E-Commerce

  • Privacy Policy
  • Terms of Use
  • Domain Name Law
  • Social Media Law
  • Web Design Copyright Registration
  • Web Related Contracts

Film & 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

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

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

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

LET’S TALK

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WOULD YOU LIKE TO LEARN HOW? LETS TALK ABOUT PROTECTING YOUR CREATIVE WORKS RIGHT NOW

I enjoy working with entrepreneurs to develop and implement long term legal strategies to assist with business growth and protecting their assets and intellectual property.

RIAN M. KINNEY, ESQ

The Kinney Firm

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