The talent management itself shoud spell out how you can terminate it. Sometimes there are minimum time periods for the duration of the agreement and continuing obligations post-termination, sometimes it's just necessary to give the proper notice before the termination takes effect.
See a lawyer to have your particular agreement reviewed. and to discuss the details of your individual situation.
You can demurrer and/or file a plea in abatement to their lack of standing, but that might not be a good long term strategy if they can just resurrect their LLC or re-file on behalf of their principals.
Your best bet is to hire a lawyer.Litigation isn't a DIY job and cant; be learned on the fly.
You posted this on the Q&A page, and you should look at the "Find a Lawyer" page to find business litigators in your area. Given the relatively modest amount at stake, you'll want to negotiate a reduced hourly rate, or maybe a hybrid hourly/contingency fee arrangement.
Note: almost no legal dispute isy "clear cut." Or more accurately, each side thinks the facts are clear cut in their own favor.
Yes, it's typical in infringement cases for the plaintiff to ask the defendant to produce documents and answer questions regarding their infringing conduct (their sources, uses, etc.) and their profits and costs.
If the plaintiff is entitled to _statutory_ damages, then the plaintiff's burden of proof is easier and the only need to establish the fact of the infringement and the number of works infringed.
If the copyrights had not been registered, then the plaintiff would only be...
I agree with my colleague that you shouldn't be asking total strangers about your case that your own lawyer knows much more about than anyone else can.
Your lawyer's strategy may prioritize written discovery before a deposition, so he can be asked about his responses too. Or maybe this is a cost savings, since a depo costs quite a bit.
Talk to your own lawyer about this.
It's not just the IRS but the DOJ that takes notice of large transactions. They're looking for illegal money laundering too, so the bank will report any large transactions, regardless of what name is on account.
My colleagues have provided great advice. You need a written management agreement with the band, the band needs a band partnership amongst themselves, the band's songwriters each need a music publishing entity plus a co-publishing agreement for each song they write, and they need to find a music lawyer who can register their musical compositions and sound recordings for copyrights, and register their compositions for performance royalties.
Your jobs, as manager, is to find them a record deal,...
Are you asking about a judgment creditor, seeking to reach a judgment debtor's IP, or a judgment debtor seeking to protect the IP from the jdugment creditor? My colleagues have answered the former question, and I'd add that filing a UCC statement creating a secured interest in the intangible property also enables a judgment creditor to reach it in the right circumstances.
As for the 2nd question, the IP could possibly be placed in a trust, or possibly sold or assigned, although the...
I'd require your lawyer to pay these sanctions, since this was entirely her fault, which she should have told the judge when opposing the motion. Does your fee agreement address who's responsible for sanctions?
You shouldn't have to file for bankrupcty protection over this, but if this isn't your only debt and you don't think you can pay off your existing debts within 5 years, then you should consult a bankrupcty lawyer.