At Crown®, LLP, we negotiate and draft band and co-creator agreements, recording and publishing contracts, producer, management, distribution, touring, merchandising, corporate sponsorship, licensing, digital distribution, and marketing agreements.
We consult with artists and music distributors regarding their distribution and marketing strategies and assist in protecting, licensing, selling, and recapturing their intellectual property rights. We also help artists and managers select band names and design elements while also assisting with trademark clearance, registration, and protection of those names and design elements.
Our team is prepared to help with:
- Copyright registrations
- Work-for-hire agreements
- Co-Ownership / Joint-Authorship agreements
- Dispute resolution
- Copyright Assignment, Licensing, and Recapture
- Trademark selection, protection, and enforcement
We also assist musical groups in the selection and formation of an appropriate business entity – whether a partnership, LLC, or corporation – and represent artists and managers in the negotiation of management agreements.
We also counsel artists and talent agents in the negotiation and entry into talent agency agreements.
We represent artists and managers in the negotiation of recording and publishing agreements and work with artists, managers, and venues in the negotiation of live performance agreements and sponsorship, merchandising, and distribution agreements, including streaming and digital download.
To put it simply, we have a broad and experienced background in representing music industry professionals and we would love to work with you!