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Ivan Jose Parron

also known as Ivan Parron

Practice areas:

Entertainment

About Me

Ivan Parron, Esq. is the principal attorney and founder of PARRON LAW. He is the immediate past-chair of the Florida Bar's Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section , an appointed board member of the Miami-Dade County Film and Entertainment Advisory Board and an elected Grammy Governor of The Recording Academy. Mr. Parron has over twenty years of executive and legal experience in the television, music and entertainment industries. 


Prior to founding Parron Law, Mr. Parron served as an in-house attorney for Universal Music Group in their offices in Miami Beach overseeing the region of U.S. Latin , Latin America, Spain and Portugal. Mr. Parron represented Universal in negotiations, and worked with top-selling artists, including Madonna, Lady Gaga, Jay-Z, U2, Enrique Iglesias, Juanes, Akon, Jim Jones, Paris Hilton, Nelly Furtado, Daddy Yankee, Don Omar and Wisin & Yandel. He also oversaw business and legal affairs for several of Universal’s joint ventures and was instrumental in negotiating and obtaining digital and mobile distribution rights from Universal artists.


Prior to Universal, Mr. Parron was founder and CEO of Ritmoteca.com, one of the first legal music store websites making him commonly referred to as the inventor of the online music store as it was an early precursor to Apple's  iTunes.


Mr. Parron is licensed to practice law in: Florida , New YorkDistrict of Columbia (Washington DC) , United States Supreme Court, United States District Court-Southern District of Florida, United States Bankruptcy Court and United States Tax Court.


 

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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Entertainment: 100%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (15 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

16 total 

  • Nina C Montoya

    Mr. Parron comes from a solid entertainment law background. His answers in this forum are consistently spot on.

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    Nina Montoya Contracts & Agreements Attorney
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  • Howard M Lewis

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Parron is the finest entertainment lawyer in his state. I highly recommend his legal services, he is truly the best.

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    Howard Lewis Divorce & Separation Attorney
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Contact Info

PARRON LAW | Entertainment Attorneys

175 SW 7th Street, Suite 1210
Latitude One Offices
Miami, FL, 33130

PARRON LAW | Entertainment Attorneys

1500 Broadway
5th Floor
New York, NY, 10036-8901

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 201103/13/2015
DCActive 201005/24/2015
FLMember in Good Standing200605/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Top 50 Music Industry AttorneysBillboard Magazine2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2012
Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame NomineeFlorida International University College of Business2002
Hispanic Business Man of the YearNational Hispanic Business Group2000
Charles E. Perry Visionary Torch AwardFlorida International University Alumni Association2000

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
In-House CounselUniversal Music Group2006 - 2007
Attorney/ PrincipalPARRON LAW: Attorneys & Counselors2006 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices of Stephen A. Taylor, P.L.2004 - 2006

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Bar Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionImmediate Past Chair2014 - 2015
Florida Bar Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionChair2013 - 2014
New York State Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Florida Bar Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionChair-Elect2012 - 2013
National Academy of Recording Arts & SciencesGRAMMY Governor2011 - Present
Florida Bar Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionTreasurer/ Executive Council2010 - 2012
District of Columbia BarThe Administrative Law and Agency Practice Comittee2009 - Present
City of Miami Beach Entertainment Production Industry CouncilAppointed Member2009 - 2013
Miami-Dade County Film & Entertainment Advisory BoardBoard Member2009 - Present
District of Columbia Bar, Arts, Entertainment, Media and Sports Law SectionMedia Law Comittee2009 - Present
Miami-Dade County Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
The Recording Academy (GRAMMYS)Voting Member1999 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Top Stop Music Co., Inc.Ongoing Retainer
EndemolOngoing Retainer
Freemantle MediaN/A

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
American Bar AssociationSafekeeping: Protecting Your TV Show Idea2014
The Huffington PostAbercrombie & Sitch: Who's Right and Who's Wrong?2012
The Huffington PostA Piece Of The Action- Crowdfunding2012
The Huffington PostWhy Is Miami Trying to Burn Burn Notice?2012
The Huffington PostMiami Beach: Don't Pull the Plug on Hollywood2012
The Huffington PostSOPA's Dead, What Now?2012
The Huffington PostWhy Is Miami Trying to Burn Burn Notice?2012
The Huffington PostHow Private Are Anthony Weiner's Privates?2011
FLORIDA BAR: What Every Florida Entertainment Attorney Needs To Know: CLEFlorida's Talent Agent Statue: A Case Law Analysis2011
The Huffington PostGovernor Christie vs. Snooki?2011
The Huffington PostKim Kardashian's Face-Off With Old Navy2011

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida International University, College of LawEntertainment, Intellectual Property, BusinessJD - Juris Doctor2005
Florida International UniversityMarketing/ International BusinessBachelors in Business Administration1994
Florida State UniversityBusiness/ Computer ScienceAssociate of ArtsN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
2014 Winter Music ConferenceArtist, Agents & Managers2014
6th Annual Sports & Entertainment Law SymposiumMusic Royalties: Revenue from Digital Distribution2013
Miami Media & Film MarketFinancing your Film Project2012
EASL Annual Retreat (Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section)Entertainment Law Update2012
Annual Florida Bar ConferenceSocial Networking & The Law2012
3rd Annual International Legal Symposium on World EntertainmentDigital Delirium or Dilemma? A Discussion of the Current State of Digital Rights and Restraints from ‘Round the World’2012
2012 North American Sports, Entertainment & IP Law ConferenceModern Producer Deals, Negotiation Tactics & Opportunities2012
2012 Annual Florida Bar ConventionCelebrity IP & Social Networks2012
ABA 2nd Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film, Television & SportsMusic and Television Around the World2011
4th Annual Sports & Entertainment Law SymposiumTV/Film Panel2011
Miami Music Festival Emerging Artists Conference360 & Beyond2010
3rd Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium“Florida's New Television and Film Tax Incentive Legislation”2010
4th Annual Independent Film and the Law Seminar“New Digital Distribution Channels for TV & Film” & “Financing Documentaries”2009
2nd Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium“New Business Models for the TV¸ Film & Music Industries”2009
20th Annual Billboard Latin Music Conference and Awards“I AM THE ARTIST: MONETIZE MY MUSIC”2009
1st Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium“Licensing in College Athletics”2009
13th Annual Brazilian Film FestivalShort Film Competition2009
12th Annual Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium“Entertainment 2.0: Revenge of the Nerds- Cutting Edge Legal Issues in Digital Media ”2009
11th Annual Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium“360 Deals: The Band Becoming a Brand & the Expansion of Artist Rights”2008
9h Annual Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium“Negotiating Record and Music Publishing Deals in the Digital Age”2007