Rated Excellent - Top Attorney

by AVVO

Top Attorney - Columbus CEO

Super Lawyers

Legal Elite

Best IP / Entertainment

Columbus Business First

People to Know in Law

IP Excellence Awards 2018

Acquisition International
Best for Trademark Law - Midwest USA

AI 2018 Ones to Watch

Leading Entertainment Law Advisor

Law Firm of the Year

Ohio and U.S. Virgin Islands

© 2019 by Leon Bass

Trademark, copyright, entertainment law, attorney, lawyer, Columbus, Ohio, trademarks, trademark attorney, copyright attorney,  file trademark, file a trademark, register trademark register a trademark, trademark law,  copyright law,  trademark lawyer,  copyright lawyer,  register a copyright, file a copyright, file a trademark, protect copyright, protect trademark, federal trademark, trademark lawsuit, copyright lawsuit, trademark dispute, copyright litigation, trademark litigation, entertainment litigation, file a patent, register a patent, protect a trademark, trademark protection, protect a copyright, copyright protection, intellectual property attorney, intellectual property law, intellectual property lawyer, trade secret attorney, trade secret lawyer, trade secret law,  trade secrets,  copyrights,  entertainment attorney, entertainment law, entertainment lawyer, franchise law, franchise attorney, franchise lawyer, sweepstakes law, sweepstakes attorney, sweepstakes lawyer, business law, business lawyer, business attorney, media law, media lawyer, media law attorney, contract law, contract attorney, contract lawyer, contracts, contracts law, ethics law, ethics lawyer, ethics attorney, professional ethics law, start up, start-ups, start up law, start up lawyer, start up attorney, start-up business, new business lawyer, start-up company lawyer, start-up company attorney, new business formation, start a business, start new business lawyer, register a business, new business filing, virgin islands lawyer, virgin islands attorney, litigation attorney, litigation lawyer, copyright law firm, trademark law firm, entertainment law firm, Ohio trademark law firm, Ohio copyright law firm; Ohio trademark lawyer, Ohio copyright lawyer, Ohio copyright attorney, Ohio trademark attorney, Ohio entertainment attorney, Columbus trademark attorney, Columbus trademark Lawyer, Columbus copyright lawyer, Columbus copyright attorney, protect my copyright, protect my trademark, protect my intellectual propertly, , Columbus entertainment law firm, Columbus entertainment attorney, ohio new business formation law firm lawyer attorney, Columbus new business formation law firm lawyer attorney, experienced trademark lawyer, experienced copyright lawyer, experienced entertainment lawyer, experienced trademark attorney, experienced copyright attorney, experienced entertainment attorney.

Entertainment Law & Media 

The media and entertainment industry is fast-paced and competitive, making it vital for businesses to keep up with trends and a myriad of ever-changing legal issues. As entertainment companies collaborate across multiple market segments, they seek legal services that understand the implications and applicability of regulations and legal issues.

With over 20 years of entertainment industry experience, Leon Bass has have a diverse skill set that matches the variety of legal issues media and entertainment clients face.  We help clients protect and license  intellectual property assets, complying with advertising regulations as well as protecting and overcoming first amendment rights.

Tested experience handling clients’ legal and business issues allows us to help them spot opportunities, identify issues before they arise and manage risk which frees them up to focus on their creative work.

We can assist with most entertainment related matters, including:

  • Music, recording industry, and publishing agreements.

  • Film industry agreements and entities.

  • Band agreements and entities (limited liability companies).

  • Music festivals and concert venues.

  • Software, computer programs, websites and IT law.

  • Television deals and agreements

  • Books and literary deals.

  • Performance agreements

  • Agent and manager deals

  • Negotiating sponsorship agreements.

  • Securing domain names.

  • Analyzing false advertising issues.

  • Establishing agreements related to technology outsourcing and protecting intellectual property.

  • Launch mobile and web applications and draft related terms of use, privacy policies and terms of service.

  • Crisis management counsel.

  • Representation of celebrities and celebrity estates.

  • Literary representation.

  • Rights clearing.

  • Streaming and downloading of music on the Internet.

  • Trademark counseling, registration practice and dispute resolution.

  • Print, online, radio and television syndication agreements.

  • Sale of artwork and other matters related to visual art.

  • We have long-term relationships with many clients, which enables us to be a valuable source of institutional knowledge for their business.

Celebrating
21 Years
In Practice  * 1998--2019