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David Ratner

Entertainment Attorney at Denver, CO

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About David

Learn David’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Entertainment
    35%
    To say we practice “Entertainment Law” implies that we only work in music, film, and television. We do all that. And a lot more. Creative Law Network practices Law for the Creative Arts, employing our expertise to counsel creative individuals and businesses with a variety of specialties in a host of different industries.

    16 years

  2. Intellectual property
    25%
    Every person and every business owns intellectual property. We help our clients evaluate their intellectual property assets and rights. It’s our job to protect our clients’ intellectual property and guide them in capitalizing on those rights.

    16 years

  3. Contracts and agreements
    15%
    The business world is based on contracts and a good contract can be your best protection. We know that contracts full of “legalese” can be daunting and confusing so we spell it out in plain English. Creative Law Network specializes in preparing contracts for all sorts of business transactions, protecting our clients and providing for their success.

    16 years

  4. Licensing
    15%
    Transacting business is often about exchanging rights and those exchanges must be documented properly. A good license agreement can mean the difference between a successful venture and a failure. At Creative Law Network, we ensure our clients have documents and agreements that ensure their success.

    16 years

  5. Business
    10%
    At Creative Law Network, our clients are businesses set on achieving their goals. That could be an artist in the entertainment business, an entrepreneur in the Internet business, or just about any person with an idea for success. We address business problems with creative solutions and represent our clients in every scenario.

    16 years

Licensed for 14 years
State CO
Status Active
Acquired 2008
Updated 01/13/2023

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

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Creative Law Network, LLC
2701 Lawrence Street
Suite 112
Denver, CO, 80205

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AVVO RATING 9.9 (Superb)

Education

  • University of Denver - Sturm College of Law
  • JD
  • 2008
  • Vanderbilt University Law School
  • 2008
  • Cornell University
  • 1997

Associations

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Denver Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Copyright Society of the USA
  • N/A
  • The Recording Academy (the GRAMMYs)
  • N/A
  • Colorado Film and Video Association
  • N/A
  • Denver Film Society
  • N/A
  • Colorado Business Committee for the Arts
  • N/A
  • Colorado Attorneys for the Arts
  • Chair
  • N/A
  • Colorado Bar Association, Entertainment and Sports Section
  • Co-chair
  • 2010 - 2011
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Top Lawyer in Entertainment & Sports Law
  • 5280 Magazine
  • 2017
  • Top Lawyer in Entertainment & Sports Law
  • 5280 Magazine
  • 2016
  • Adjunct Professor
  • University of Denver College of Law
  • 2015
  • Top Lawyer in Entertainment & Sports Law
  • 5280 Magazine
  • 2015
  • Adjunct Professor
  • University of Denver College of Law
  • 2013
  • Co-Chair Entertainment & Sports Section
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • 2010
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Speaking Engagements

  • Annual Meeting and Mid-Winter Meeting
  • Copyrights
  • N/A
  • Rocky Mountain IP and Technology Institute
  • Copyright terminations
  • N/A
  • Rocky Mountain IP and Technology Institute
  • Counseling entertainment clients
  • N/A
  • Colorado Bar Association Entertainment & Sports Section
  • Music law
  • N/A
  • Boulder Bar Association IP Section
  • Music law
  • N/A
  • University of Colorado Law School
  • Copyright law
  • N/A
  • University of Denver Law School
  • Entertainment Law
  • N/A
  • Johnson & Wales University
  • Entertainment law
  • N/A
  • Denver Small Business Development Counsel
  • Small business and intellectual property law
  • N/A
  • Create Denver Expo
  • Small business and intellectual property law
  • N/A
  • National Business Institute Music Law course
  • Music law
  • N/A
  • American Society of Media Photographers
  • Small business and intellectual property law
  • N/A
  • American Institute of Graphic Arts
  • Small business and intellectual property law
  • N/A
  • Colorado Creative Industries Summit
  • Small business and intellectual property law
  • N/A
  • Clyfford Still Museum
  • Small business and intellectual property law
  • N/A
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Denver Entertainment Lawyer David Ratner
David Ratner
Entertainment Attorney
Denver, CO
Licensed for 14 years