Protecting Your Prior Works When Signing Employment Offer Letters and Agreements

I’m often contacted by producers, writers, software designers/engineers and other creative professionals concerned about the provisions of a media or IP company’s employment agreement they are considering.  Typically the company’s proposed employment offer letter or agreement and attached standard terms will aggressively provide that the company owns all of your creative work without making any…

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Filming in Ireland: Take Advantage of Incentives and Benefits 

Could the fallout from Brexit influence film, television and motion picture production in the UK? To counter a potential downturn in filming-related revenues, the UK now offers tax credits to companies who choose the region as a shooting destination. But as it happens, Ireland offers an even more enticing tax incentive. In addition, Ireland’s attractive…

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How do corporate sponsors secure sports sponsorship contracts?

Multimillion dollar sports sponsorship contracts require careful negotiations best handled by an experienced attorney. The Dallas Cowboys are rated the world’s most valuable sports team as of July, 2018.  Blockbuster TV contracts and owner-friendly collective bargaining agreements are causing record sale prices in every major U.S. sports league. (source: Forbes) Lucrative sponsorship deals for players and…