Practice Areas


Our firm offers a full spectrum of services focused on Television/Film, Intellectual property, Internet &  Contracts, Sports & Entertainment, and Criminal Law.


Our Intellectual Property practice group focuses on protecting the rights of those who create original works. Our Intellectual Property practice covers everything from original plays and novels to inventions and company identification marks. The purpose of intellectual property laws are to encourage new technologies, artistic expressions and inventions while promoting economic growth. When individuals know that their creative work will be protected and that they can benefit from their labor, they are more likely to continue to produce things that create jobs, develop new technology, make processes more efficient, and create beauty in the world around us.We perform the following services on behalf of clients:

Render opinions on trademark registration ability and trademark infringement

Registration of original works of authorship with the US Copyright Office

Record registration with the US Customs and Border Protection

State, federal, foreign and common law searches for clearance of trademarks and service marks

Selection, adoption and registration of trademarks and servicemarks with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Drafting comprehensive patent applications and Working with attorneys to negotiate with the Patent Office the scope of rights afforded by patent applications


Internet/Interactive media is a major component of today’s agreements. Our office represents Internet, e-commerce, computer and new media business across the United States and around the world. Our attorneys have served as trusted advisors to both startup and multinational corporations on their core commercial transactions. We perform the following services on behalf of clients:

Draft and negotiate content agreements

Prepare development and licensing deals

Draft website ‘Terms of Use’ and ‘Privacy Policy’ statements

Draft Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA) and Confidentiality Agreements


Our Television/Film Practice, one of the primary components of our Firm, provides individuals and companies working in the television/film industry with representation in all aspects of the television/film business, including the development, production, and distribution of film projects. We also negotiate, draft, review and analyze the following:

Option Agreements

Below-the-Line Agreements

Above-the-Line Agreements

Location Release Agreements

Product Placement Agreements

Private Placement Memorandums

Distribution Agreements -(Domestic and Foreign)

Music Licensing Agreements -(Master Use and Synchronization)


We perform the following services in conjunction with our sports practice:

Launch of sports-related events

Incorporation of non-profit organizations and foundations

Negotiation of sponsorship, endorsement, television, film and new media Agreements

Our clients include:

Artists, Athletes and Actors Playwrights and Screenwriters

Motion picture production companies

Internet and web-based entertainment companies

Individual producers and directors of filmed entertainment


We provide legal representation for criminal appeals and post-conviction relief.   There are two types of grounds for filing an appeal in a criminal case, including the judge making a serious legal error during the trial or the trial attorney providing ineffective assistance of counsel.  It is important to keep in mind that every case is unique, so it is important to get advice that is specific to your case.