**Due to the safety concerns caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, m.e.t.a.l.® IP only offers virtual services until further notice. Our attorneys are set up remotely to handle all matters by telephone, email, video conferencing, and mail.
For 20 years, m.e.t.a.l.® IP has served as legal counsel for many successful media, entertainment, tech, action sports, and lifestyle brand companies and projects, including independent films, documentaries, reality TV shows, content production houses, music catalogs and libraries, and influencer/eSports talent agencies.
Our attorneys stay current on cutting-edge legal issues by continuously interacting with policymakers, guilds, and other leading organizations, such as the U.S. Copyright Office, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, and the Intellectual Property Law Section of California Lawyers Association. We implement this knowledge into our practice and also educate the community through conference presentations, legal panel discussions, and serving as legal commentators.
We have many longstanding clients due to our stellar results and exceptional customer service. We pride ourselves on quick and thorough responses to our client’s needs. With today’s technology, we believe that an untimely response to a client is unacceptable, so we strive to respond to client inquiries on the same day.
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We have prosecuted and maintained over 5,000 federal copyright and trademark registrations and consistently license IP (music, screenplays, animations, and other property rights) to major companies.
We have represented companies owned by Emmy, Grammy, and Oscar Winners, professional athletes, and other High Net Worth entrepreneurs in ventures involving their innovative lifestyle brands.
We have served as production counsel for over 1,000 film, television, SVOD, digital content, and emerging tech projects.
We have negotiated international deals for clients with companies in Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Czech, Estonia, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea, The Netherlands, Poland, Romania, South Africa, Switzerland, and Vietnam.
We have structured over 1,000 special purpose vehicles and legal entities to best protect our clients assets.
We have implemented many deal structures and established the proper legal relationship to protect our client's best interest, including partnerships, joint ventures, limited liability companies, and corporations.
We have successfully defended or settled over 500 Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) opposition or cancelation proceedings.
We have conducted seminars on the evolving new frontiers of law including IP/Brand Protection and Business and Legal Affairs.
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