Licensing for movies, TV or music can often be a gray area. Especially for smaller artists. To help keep your work protected from copyright infringement, you need a trusted attorney on your side. You can count on Schauer Law Group to be there when you need it. We've represented all kinds of artists within the entertainment industry, including authors, singers and content creators. You can trust that we'll work toward a deal you're comfortable with and that has your future goals at the center of it.
Whether you've made original creative work or own a brand you want to preserve, we can help make sure you have the maximum protection possible. Call 323-612-5153 now to learn more about our services.
Over the years our law firm has been in business, we've represented a number of artists. We can help you navigate a deal in:
- Film or TV
- Content creation
We have helped clients of all stripes -- from early-career writer/producers to well-established directors and actors, short form to episodic to theatrical, documentary to high fantasy -- maximize their projects' chances of success at any and every stage of the cycle:
- And beyond (merchandising, soundtracks, theme park rights, etc.)
We have a track record of helping writers of all walks get their works published and into readers' hands, regardless of whether their plans were to self-publish children's books or have a major imprint option their rights to an epic novel.
Whether you're an audience-facing musician, songwriter, producer, or anyone else who knows their way around a mixer board, we can help make sure your tracks and your business are ready to rock and roll. We can also help with matters concerning performing rights organizations (ASCAP, BMI, etc.), streaming (Spotify, Apple Music, etc.), licensing (full songs or samples, synced or unsynced, etc.), and more.
If you are engaged with or looking for a brand or producing partner for your material we are prepared to counsel you to the best positions and deals possible, no matter your choice of platform or media.
- Social Media (Instagram, Facebook, etc.)
- Short-Form Video (YouTube, TikTok, Twitch, etc.)
- Any Type/Genre (Fashion, sports, music, video games, general interest, etc.)
We understand that creative clients need creative ideas and solutions. Whether we would be the first member of your team or working alongside your existing agent, manager, publicist, or anyone else, we have the experience to ensure you get what you need to do your best work, retain the rights you want, and close deals that reflect your true worth.
If you are looking for assistance with a copyright or trademark matter, look no further. From initial filings with the US Copyright Office or USPTO, we have the knowledge and experience you need in an attorney. (SLG attorneys are not patent barred, but work well with those who are.)