Around the world, hundreds and thousands of people are employed by film and television industries. It’s not just the actors, producers, directors, and all the other individuals behind the scenes. Massive production houses and other entities exist simply because the industries are thriving.But underneath the glamorous exterior of the film and television industries, lies the need for expert legal protection, which we offer at Kettner Law. We are a San Diego based firm who boast of some of the world’s top attorneys. With years of experience on their side, our lawyers remain accessible at all times for film and television personalities who are looking for nothing but the best when it comes to legal representation.
The Key Legal Issues in Film and Television
Film and television law consists of a wide array of laws pertaining to issues such as exclusivity, confidentiality, copyright, trademarks, intellectual property and health and safety.The expert team of attorneys at Kettner Law is always open for prospective clients who require top notch legal services. Even if you don’t want our services, and simply seek our advice, we would be happy to help.
Our Film and Television Services
Among the many services we provide to both individuals and organizations associated with film and television, the following are some of the most in demand:
- Rights Clearance and Acquisition Matters
- Option and Acquisition Agreements
- Copyright Protection and Enforcement
- Defamation, Privacy and Right of Publicity Issues
- Employment, Independent Contractor and Work for Hire Agreements
- Joint Venture Agreements and Entity Formation
- Union and Guild Compliance Issues
- Pilot and Series Agreements
- Insurance Issues
- Talent Agreements
- Selling and Securing Life Story and Publicity Rights
- Distribution Agreements
- Pre-Sale and Negative Pick-Up Agreements
- Co-Production Agreements
- Fair Use Advice
- Digital Distribution Issues
- Special Purpose Entities
Over the years, a great many film and television personalities have benefited from the legal services offered by Kettner Law. Today, our services can be availed across international boundaries.If you are a film and television personality with legal issues, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at Kettner Law. We wait to hear from you!