Working in the arts has more legal implications than you might think – the music and theatre business is full of potential nasty surprises – let us be the ones who are always behind you.
Our team has a deep understanding of the music industry and the intellectual property rights of musicians aswell as rights exploitation that occurs in the music and theatre industry.
We advise on a variety of matters including:
Recording and publishing agreements; band agreements; rights clearances; audio-visual exploitation; touring and related taxation issues; music events/shows; registration and protection of brands; licensing and merchandising; royalty payments and enforcement; disputes; sponsorship and endorsement, including naming rights deals for venues, festival sponsorships; and agency and management issues.
We act for rights holders, artists, producers, agents, managers, publishers and venues. Our lawyers have held in house positions at major labels such as Universal, Virgin and EMI, as well as associated music publishing companies