ENTERTAINMENT LAW

The Firm's current and former entertainment clients include, for example, film producers whose work has appeared in the Sundance Film Festival, series producers whose work has appeared on Vice Media, and actors/singers who have performed in The Sopranos, Sex and the City, and Girls on HBO, numerous Woody Allen films, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Colbert Report, and nearly one dozen musicals on Broadway. 

The Law Offices of Wade M. German, PLLC provides entertainment legal services including but not limited to:

Counseling on U.S. copyright law, Free Speech, and the First Amendment to the U. S. Constitution

Filing copyright registrations with the U.S. Copyright Office

Researching rights availability of literary properties

Reviewing scripts for clearance of copyright, trademark, defamation, and invasion of privacy claims

Preparing and negotiating contracts including but not limited to:

Agreements for writers, directors, talent, musicians, and producers for the development and production of theater, film, television, and web series

Investor agreements

Broadway operating agreements

Collaboration agreements

Option agreements

Shopping agreements

Assignment of rights

Forming state recognized business entities including limited liability companies (LLC) and corporations (c-corps, s-corps, and more) for producers, investors, and other business persons, as well as for artists (such as performers, dramatists, writers, directors, choreographers, and musicians)

Preparing business organization operating agreements and bylaws

Filing trade and service marks with the United States Patent and Trade Organization (USPTO)