The office of Brian J. Murphy, Attorney & Counselor at Law, in Los Angeles assists producers, directors, filmmakers, entertainment media companies and related creative professionals in legal matters regarding the licensing and distribution of motion pictures. We offer practical legal advice for motion picture studios, licensors, licensees, producers, production companies and motion picture distributors — call 310-473-3500 to learn more.

Creating And Negotiating Motion Picture License And Distribution Agreements

Our law firm assists clients with the structuring and negotiation of the following:

  • The basic license terms
  • Separate licenses for specific geographical areas and territories, worldwide
  • The length of a license term
  • The license fees and payment terms
  • Alternative and customized licensing structures and payments

There are many additional details that are negotiated in a typical motion picture license or distribution agreement, ranging from specifying the authorized languages to establishing theatrical release requirements and non-theatrical media platform exploitation requirements. Other provisions can also be customized to satisfy each client’s particular situation and included. Our firm will make sure that all critical terms and conditions are specified in your licensing or distribution agreement.

We Are A Full-Service Firm

As a law firm specializing in the ways entertainment law and intellectual property law intersect, we can assist clients in a full range of motion picture licensing and distribution related legal matters. We can discuss ways in which motion picture studios, producers, directors, production companies and other creative professionals in the motion picture and entertainment industries can protect their creative works.

Contact An Experienced Film Licensing And Distribution Lawyer

To learn more about the process of obtaining or negotiating an international motion picture licensing or distribution agreement, please contact an attorney online or call 310-473-3500. From our Los Angeles law office, we represent clients throughout California, the United States and around the world.