Morrison Rothman prides itself on having curated talent with niche skills and backgrounds that allow us to give our clients truly specialized assistance in complex industries that require next-level expertise.
We speak your language, we understand the technology you are working with, and we pride ourselves on being part of your team. Morrison Rothman doesn’t just work for you, we work with you.
It is our goal to be the only firm you need, whether you are just starting to pursue your dream projects or you are already at the top of your industry.
In the world of entertainment, no industry is faster growing or more exciting than video games and esports. With this sudden and rapid success, however, come a plethora of legal concerns and hurdles that are near impossible to navigate alone. Morrison Rothman has worked on countless deals within the games and esports industries, from publishing agreements to player contracts to distribution and licensing agreements. We understand your technology and the industry you exist in, and we will always speak to you in plain English, without a shroud of legalese.
Morrison Rothman has substantial experience in all aspects of trademark, and copyright law from registration, establishment, protection, enforcement and licensing. We work with companies and individuals to first ensure that their intellectual property does not infringe other rights’ holders and then properly register their works. Morrison Rothman also polices and protects our clients’ intellectual property from infringement or copycats. Whether it is sending cease and desist letters to offending parties or helping to protect your entire portfolio, Morrison Rothman knows how to help.
Morrison Rothman provides legal services to the creative community, including musicians, songwriters, arrangers, actors, directors, producers, podcasters, cosplayers, models, photographers, and designers. The firm has extensive experience negotiating and drafting agreements related to recording, publishing, licensing, merchandising, distribution, authorship, songwriting, management, development and production. Its practice areas encompass music, television, film, and digital entertainment including protection of intellectual property, licensing, and royalties.
Our firm regularly advises on compliance obligation with US privacy laws such as FTC’s Section 5 (and similar state laws), the California Consumer Privacy Act, COPPA, Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA), FCC’s privacy rules, data breach notifications, subpoenas, and self-regulatory standards. We also handle international regulatory compliance, including with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Privacy Shield. Our firm has developed countless privacy policies for companies across various disciplines, and is one of the few firms that has deep knowledge of the complex privacy requirements when working with 3rd party advertisers.
Whether oral or written, people and businesses deal with contracts on a daily basis. It is crucial that you be informed of the legal ramifications associated with a contract and it be properly drafted to protect your rights.
Morrison Rothman has extensive experience in negotiating, drafting, and enforcing all types of contracts. Whether you are selling a business, hiring an artist under a work-for-hire agreement, or entering into a joint business venture, Morrison Rothman will not only negotiate the terms but draft the contract most favorable to you. In case of a breach, Morrison Rothman has its team ready to compel compliance with the contract and filed a lawsuit if necessary.
Morrison Rothman can work with you no matter your current company needs. From helping you choose the right business structure for you to implementing best practices for your already existed companies, we will make sure you are as free from liability as possible. We form companies in all 50 states and have colleagues in countless countries to assist foreign groups as well.
We are experienced in everything from the creation of employee handbooks to hiring and termination procedures. We create terms of service agreements to keep you safe and make sure the structure you are operating under is the best for your current situation.
We are proud to provide counsel to companies at the very highest tiers of each industry within digital entertainment, from the most popular game developers, influencers, and fashion brands, to the state-of-the-art companies that make everything tick in the background.
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