As President and Managing Shareholder of Murphy Desmond S.C., I primarily oversee... more
As President and Managing Shareholder of Murphy Desmond S.C., I primarily oversee the strategic direction and operation of the firm, including execution of growth plans, financial oversight, business development, and more. Also, I work closely with my sports law clients who include professional athletes and coaches. I assist them in contract negotiations and other legal matters related to their... view profile
David A. Payne, founder and Principal of Trademarkwise LLC, has practiced... more
David A. Payne, founder and Principal of Trademarkwise LLC, has practiced intellectual property law for more than ten years, and has handled over one thousand U.S. and international trademark, copyright, and intellectual property matters for clients around the world. David's experience includes U.S. and international trademark and copyright clearance, prosecution, registration, licensing, liti... view profile
Entertainment lawyers provide services to the entertainment industry, including film, music, television, theater, publishing, visual arts, and multimedia. They also represent sports stars and other celebrities. Entertainment lawyers negotiate and write contracts, deal with intellectual property issues, and practice employment and labor law. For example, entertainment lawyers negotiate and document film stars' compensation, musicians' recording contracts, and authors' publication deals, as well as movie distribution and rights. If you are an entertainer planning to package your talent for profit, an entertainment lawyer will help you navigate the trade.