Marc Jacobson has significant experience in the entertainment and Internet industries. He currently advises many clients on the business and intellectual property issues faced by entertainment businesses in the digital age. This includes matters relating to the creation, development and exploitation of intellectual property rights in internet-based content as well as film, television, video, music and theatrical properties. Marc also advises companies on business and financing strategies in connection with such properties.
Admitted: California, Florida, New York, Supreme Court of the United States, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Law School: J.D., New York University School of Law
College: B.A., magna cum laude, State University of New York at Buffalo. Phi Beta Kappa.
As a result of Marc’s broad business and legal background, he is an advisor to a diverse group of individuals and companies in connection with production, licensing, financing, recording, distributing, publishing, joint venture, personal service and related contracts. He handles the purchase and sale of music publishing catalogs and the financing, production, and distribution of filmed entertainment.
Marc is also well known for his experience with regard to the approval and disaffirmance of minors’ contracts. Additionally, as the former General Counsel, Chief Financial Officer and SVP of Public Policy for a major online service, Marc was a principal draftsman of the US Digital Millennium Copyright Act. He is also the founding Chairman of the New York State Bar Association Section on Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law.
Jennifer Brady is a freelance corporate attorney with broad experience representing public and private companies, private equity funds, and investors in a wide range of business combination transactions, securities offerings, and general corporate matters, including joint ventures, operating agreements, mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, cross border transactions and private equity placements.
Admitted: New York, 1998
Law School: J.D. with honors, Stanford Law School 1997
College: B.A., magna cum laude, California State University, San Luis Obispo, 1993
Peter Colin has represented individuals and companies in the media, entertainment, sports, and technology industries. Peter’s experience includes exploiting and protecting copyrights and rights of publicity, structuring and negotiating deals for talent and businesses, counseling on employment issues unique to entertainment professionals, and guiding businesses through licensing and data protection matters.
Admitted: New York, Connecticut
Law School: J.D. Northeastern University School of Law; Editor-in-Chief, Northeastern University Law Review
College: B.M., cum laude, University of Memphis