Intellectual Property Protection For Publishing And Media Concerns

The firm maintains a robust publishing and media practice, including 40-year publishing veteran Steve Gillen and five additional lawyers who devote their practices to soft-side intellectual property matters. We have experience and can assist with:

  • Drafting and negotiation of all manner of publishing contracts (book, magazine, software and online)
  • Copyright matters (including registration and recordation)
  • Branding and trademark matters
  • Domain name transactions and disputes
  • Rights clearance and permissions (in and out)
  • Prepublication/prebroadcast review and vetting
  • Releases
  • Film options
  • Foreign distribution and translation agreements
  • Agency agreements
  • Licenses and endorsements
  • Defense of libel, disparagement and privacy/publicity claims
  • Litigation, arbitration and mediation of disputes
  • International trade court and customs enforcement
  • List acquisitions and divestitures
  • Privacy, data security, social media matters
  • Advertising matters

    We Provide Valuable Benefits to Our Clients

    Our attorneys also offer our clients comprehensive advice regarding better managing their intellectual property portfolio, reviewing short- and long-term objectives, and guiding clients along the way. We also offer in-house design and illustration and IP docket management services. Ultimately, we want our clients to reach their greatest potential in a cost-effective and cost-efficient manner.

    From our Cincinnati-based office, we represent clients both domestically and internationally. Contact us online, or call our firm at 800-733-0262.