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PRACTICE AREAS





Entertainment and business transactions and litigation.

Acquisition and sales of intellectual property (music, film, television, print and online media), including options, licenses, and conveyances.

Entertainment industry, business, and labor disputes, in State and Federal court and through arbitration.


 




Specialties:


Agreements (collaboration, employment, non-disclosure, purchase/sale, etc.).

Business entities (corporations, LLCs, partnerships, joint ventures, DBAs, etc.).

Litigation of disputes re: copyrights, trademarks, royalty payments, internet domain names, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty against partners/agents, defamation, harassment, wrongful termination, fraud, invasion of privacy/publicity rights, misappropriation of trade secrets, and securities fraud and stock manipulation.




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Licensed

  1. Litigation: 25%
    31 years
  2. Intellectual Property: 25%
    31 years
  3. Entertainment: 25%
    31 years
  4. Business: 25%
    31 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($425/hour), contingent (30-50%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes), Pro bono (5%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Leonard Roy Boyer

    I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Koslyn is a forceful and very effective advocate for her clients.

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  • Brandon Alexander Robinson

    Pamela Koslyn is a brilliant attorney and commentator on developments in the business and intellectual property areas of the law. She is also a pillar of the Avvo legal community, as her many fine answers make plain. Without a doubt, Attorney Koslyn is one of the greatest and most learned members of the California bar.

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Contact info

Law Office of Pamela Koslyn

5757 Wilshire Blvd.
Penthouse-20
Los Angeles, CA, 90036

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198505/24/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer Review Rating for Ethical Standards and Legal AbilityLexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell2016
2010 Top Attorney - Entertainment LItigationPasadena Magazine2010
Platinum record 1,000,000 copies - "Bulworth" soundtrackRecording Industry Association of America (RIAA)2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Pamela Koslyn1990 - Present
Of CounselSiegler, Kuber & Sexton2003 - 2006
Of CounselCohen and Cohen1995 - 2003
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Exceptional Children's Foundation Art CenterSteering Committee2012 - Present
Echo Park/Arroyo Seco Time BankMember2008 - Present
State of California Bar AssociationAdmitted to Practice1985 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationAttorney Member1985 - Present
Federal District Court, Central District of CAAdmitted to Practice1985 - Present
Entertainment, Sports, and Intellectual Property Section, Los Angeles County Bar AssociationAttorney Member1985 - Present
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationAttorney Member2003 - 2006
CineWomenExecutive Producer1995 - 2000
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Brown v. Suge Knight, Death Row Records$14.3 million verdict, including $10M in punitive damages --this was the 8th largest punitive damage award in CA during 2000
Hiphoplands Ltd. v. Blackground RecordsDefeated $200M Cross-Complaint
SparkNet v. PerryWon a six-figure settlement on our Cross-Complaint
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Southern California Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Barnard CollegePsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Cafe InquiryHarassment v. Free Speech - Where to Draw the Line2013
Master of Professional WritingWhat an Agent, Manager and Lawyer Can (and Can't) Do For You2012
Asked & Answered - MyLegalMix.comAsked & Answered - MyLegalMix.com2009
Samm Brown "For the Record"Indie Music - Marketing for the Future2002
DIY Convention 2002Setting Up Shop - The First Steps2002
Women on the 'NetWomen on the 'Net1998