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
Joyce Sydnee Dollinger works with clients to protect intellectual property, generate more revenue from media assets and negotiate various agreements. She has advised companies from start-ups to entertainment conglomerates as well as artists, managers and music producers on recorded music, music publishing, licensing and clearances, live events, merchandising, business contracts and technology.
Admitted: New York and Florida
Law School: J.D., University of Miami School of Law
College: B.A., Bucknell University
Boards: New York chapter of the Association of Independent Music Publishers; Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association, Entertainment Arts and Sports Law Section
Nyasha S. Foy is a transactional and litigation attorney who practices in all areas of general intellectual property and entertainment law, concentrating in the area of copyright law for the film, television, and music industries. She received her B.A. in Music and French from Wesleyan University, and her J.D. from New York Law School. She is admitted to practice in New York and California.
Admitted: New York and California
Law School: New York Law School
College: Wesleyan University