The global market poses unique challenges and opportunities for all individuals, talent, influencers and companies regardless of size. The Jacobson Firm, P.C. provides a wide range of services for both domestic and international corporations, partnerships, and individuals, including celebrities, talent and other influencers. We offer legal services to protect client interests as well as achieve their goals.
The Jacobson Firm, P.C. provides assistance and legal advice in many areas including the following:
We handle the preparation and filing of domestic and international trademarks, including federal and state filings, in addition to trademark screening searches. We also provide extensive national and international trademark monitoring as well as handling all U.S.P.T.O. Office Action Letters, T.T.A.B. Litigation, such as Cancellation and Opposition Proceedings, U.S. Customs & Border Protection as well as Trademark Infringement and Unfair Competition Litigation. We also handle all Trademark renewals, assignments and licenses.
We advise on all domestic and international Copyright Registrations. We also prepare copyright searches, Work for Hire agreements, Assignments and Licenses. Additionally, we handle Online Copyright Enforcement, Copyright Termination as well as Copyright Infringement Disputes and Litigation.
We provide legal advice to talent and businesses in music, motion pictures, television, theatre and literary worlds. We are available for consultation and to review and negotiate all entertainment and sports Management, Publishing, Recording, Merchandising, Sponsorship and Endorsement agreements. We advise our clients on related music business royalty matters, such as music publishing and administration rights as well as Public Performance, Digital Hometaping (DART) and SoundExchange royalties. We handle music synchronization and licensing, Guild Contracts, On-Air Talent agreements as well as both Option and Purchase Agreements for teleplays as well as books. In addition, our Firm handles all indie and digital music matters, rights of Privacy and Publicity as well as Independent and Major Studio Motion Picture financing deals.
We assist our professional athlete clients, including current and former professionals athletes and sports agents in a variety of matters, including establishing business and charitable entities, preparation and filing trademark and copyright applications, drafting and negotiation of appearance as well as endorsement and sponsorship agreements. We assist athletes and sports agents in international and domestic brand management and enforcement.
We provide legal assistance in the Esports and professional video gaming realm, including establishing business entities, drafting and negotiation of player participation and sponsorship agreements as well as the registration, monitoring and enforcement of talent’s intellectual property. We also assist in the development of esports organization rules, policies and assist in the sale and acquisition of teams, obtaining athlete visas for foreign players acquired. In addition, we work with Fantasy Sports and with video and computer game and App developers.
We assist our independent and established fashion and apparel brands, designers and stylists in a variety of legal and business matters, including establishing business entities and tax matters, filing trademark and copyright applications for fashion designs and brand names, drafting and negotiation of licensing and merchandise deals. We also assist fashion business owners in international and domestic brand management as well as enforcement. In addition, we advise on leasing of warehouses, showrooms, and other facilities, mergers and acquisitions, stock and equity transactions, trade secrets and trade dress protection in addition to advertising and labeling regulations, including retail packaging and in-store display, e-commerce, and social media.
We advise collectors, galleries and artists on a variety of intellectual property matters as well as transactional and business matters related to the acquisition, retention and sale of fine art. We also advise on new media agreements, private dealer sales, droit moral and the Visual Artists Rights Act.
We assist our startup, small and large business and not-for-profit clients in a variety of legal matters. We handle startup counseling, incorporations, including assisting with business entities formation of Corporations and Limited Liability Companies (LLC). We also handle corporate governance, including board of director matters, drafting and negotiation of Shareholder Agreements, LLC Operating Agreements and Partnership Agreements, business plans and strategy development, sales of businesses, mergers and acquisitions, structuring of equity ownership, including vesting issues and crowdfunding.
Our experienced attorneys assist both domestic and international companies in establishing a presence in the American market and devising strategies and solutions uniquely tailored to each individual client’s needs. We have also created strategies and solutions to assist American companies expand into major international markets, as well as have extensive experience in assisting international corporations enter and conduct business in this market. Our attorneys understand that each company’s goals are unique, and believe in working closely in order to develop strategies and offer sound legal guidance in helping our clients meet their business goals.
Contact The Jacobson Firm, P.C. for a consultation to evaluate and develop an appropriate strategy for your individual or company’s needs.