Before Hollywood moved to the Internet in a significant way, our Firm’s lawyers were handling novel eCommerce issues and transactions for a variety of technology and Internet companies. For example, our lawyers created the contractual backbone for one of the world’s leading Internet shopping/price comparison websites.
Now that the content and Internet sectors are merging, we are at the forefront of legal aspects of content distribution on the web, as well as the litigation issues that arise in the eCommerce arena.
Handled the sale of media and user-generated content site iFilm to MTV/Viacom, a transaction that involved a variety of significant copyright issues.
Represented Hockey Hall of Fame icon in the formation and structuring of website development and content agreement.
Represented Glu Mobile, a leading publisher of games software for download to mobile phones, in the negotiation of download deals with many leading Latin American wireless carriers, including numerous affiliates of América Móvil throughout Latin America; deals were all completed in Spanish.
On behalf of APM Music, the world’s largest production music library, similar to an “iTunes” for the film, TV and videogames industries, we handle many of its license and technology deals for the company, which increasingly is an eCommerce company with a web interface.
Advise European user-generated video blockbuster website, Dailymotion, on the U.S. legal status of the practice of placing advertising next to user-generated content.
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