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Cowboys and Aliens

We made some news defending Austin, Texas local Steve Busti to protect his original Cowboys and Aliens comic. http://www.tmz.com/2011/12/01/cowboys-and-aliens-lawsuit-copyright-infringement-comic-book/#.T2iwPxH2bLM http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/th… Read More
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Two things you need before starting a label

A lot of my clients are entrepreneurs and look to start their own labels to help some of the great talent in Austin get their careers to the next level. Here are two things that I recommend every label do before starting. First, you need to get contr… Read More
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Defining The Employment Relationship

One source of conflict that often occurs in the entertainment industry involves the employment relationship. There are many pitfalls for both the employee, employer, or independent contractor that can be easily avoided with the help of an entertainme… Read More
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Copyright Registration: A Necessity

All of my clients are concerned with protecting their intellectual property. In the realm of copyright law, one of the most important steps an artist must take to protect their copyrights is to register their works with the copyright office. While it… Read More
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The importance of band agreements

One of the unfortunate things I’ve noticed during my representation of bands is how few of them have a band agreement. This even includes many bands that have taken the time to organize as an LLC. I cannot overemphasize how important having a b… Read More
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