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Francis J. Del Casino

Entertainment Attorney at Nashville, TN

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4
Practice areas
  1. Entertainment
    50%
    Prior to legal career was a music publisher in New York working with artists ABBA, Quincy Jones, Todd Rundgren, and Foghat among others.

    34 years

  2. Intellectual property
    25%
    Expsed "gap" in termination rights provisons of U.S. Copyright Act.

    34 years

  3. Copyright infringement
    13%
    Drafted appellate brief in Acuff-Rose Music v. Luther Campbell, et. al 972 F. 2d 1429 (6th Cir. 1992); also drafted motion in oppositon to Luther Campbell, et. al's Petiton for Certioari to U.S. Supreme Court (2 Live Crew Case)

    34 years

  4. Licensing
    12%
    Negotiated licenses for the On ICe Show, "Them Memory of All This: Gershwin On ICE" and London West End stage show based on Elvis Presley.

    34 years

Licensed for 33 years
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 1989
Updated 06/21/2022
State TN
Status Active
Acquired 1989
Updated 11/19/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Francis

Del Casino Law
P.O. Box 150387
Nashville, TN, 37215

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AVVO RATING 9.6 (Superb)

Education

  • Vanderbilt University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1988
  • Ithaca College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1976

Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2018
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Best lawyers
  • Media & Entertainment Lawyers & Law Firms USA
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2009
  • Best of the Bar
  • Nashville Business Journal
  • 2009
  • Best of the Bar
  • Nashville Business Journal
  • 2008
  • Best of the Bar
  • Nashville Business Journal
  • 2005
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Publications

  • International Association of Entertainment Lawyers
  • Multimedia Deals in the Music Industry
  • 1996
  • University of Miami Entertainment and Sports Law Journal
  • Potential Harm of Musical Parody
  • 1989

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Nashville Entertainment Lawyer Francis J. Del Casino
Francis J. Del Casino
Entertainment Attorney
Nashville, TN
Licensed for 33 years
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