INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT
Underwood Perkinsís Intellectual Property section is experienced and knowledgeable in the areas of Intellectual Property registration, licensing and development. This section of our practice includes Trademark and Copyright counsel, practice before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and handling negotiations in merchandising, branding and advertising deals.
The firmís Entertainment and Media section handles a wide variety of matters pertaining to intellectual property development and protection in all media. Our established attorneys in this area represent television news anchors, reporters and other broadcast personnel in contract negotiations and related employment issues. This practice area stems from our work as counsel for both talent and production in music, radio, publishing, television and film. With new media applications and content pushing the limits of older law in the area, Underwood Perkins is at the forefront of clearance, compensation and licensing advocacy.
Areas of Specialization include:
- Trademark infringement,
- Intellectual Property registration,
- Emerging media counsel,
- Product licensing,
- Rights clearance and permissions, and
- Compliance and enforcement.