Entertainment Law

Music Law

Navigating the highly competitive landscape of the music industry can be challenging. Whether you are an artist or an entertainment company, Anna Kelberg-Kim provides counsel and representation in various legal aspects of the music industry. Anna’s clients include music artists, producers, songwriters, record labels, production companies, publishing companies, artist managers, and more.

Legal Services:

  • Drafting and negotiation of contracts including Music Production Agreements; Work-for-hire Agreements; Management Contracts; Band Agreements; Music Services Agreements; Music Video Production Contract; 360 Deals; Distribution Agreements; Side Artists Agreements; Publishing Contracts; Co-Publishing Agreements; Participation Agreements; Administration Agreements; Collaboration Contracts; Touring Agreements
  • Copyright and trademark registration and maintenance
  • Synchronization Licensing
  • Sample clearance
  • Business formation (LLC, corporation, partnership, etc.)
  • Royalty administration and disputes
  • Music career consultation

Communications & Media 

Anna Kelberg-Kim advises clients on legal matters related to film, television, internet, video-gaming, and other audio-visual projects. The legal issues may include:

  • Web design agreements 
  • Privacy Policy/Terms of Use/ Terms and Conditions 
  • Business formation of a production company
  • Life story rights
  • Acquiring music rights, including synchronization licensing
  • Royalty administration and disputes
  • Licensing agreements 
  • First amendment
  • Talent and crew agreements
  • Release agreements
  • Defamation, Libel, and Slander

Performing Arts

Anna Kelberg-Kim provides representation necessary for theatrical productions and live performance shows. Anna assists clients with many legal aspects of theater production through securing intellectual property rights, negotiating music licensing and music service agreements, handling agreements with talent and crew, facilitating contracts with venues, and more. Anna works with producers, playwrights, variety performers, actors, directors, and designers. 

Anna works with an of counsel immigration lawyer, Svetlana Katz, who assists theater and production companies and individual artists in obtaining the necessary visas and work authorizations to do business and perform in the United States.  

Literary Property and Publishing Practice

Anna Kelberg-Kim provides counsel and representation to clients in various areas of literary property and publishing, including books, magazines, newspapers, websites, screenplays, stage plays, and other print and visual media. 

Anna assists clients with matters involving:

  • Publishing Contracts
  • Copyright and Trademarks
  • First amendment
  • Defamation, Libel, and Slander
  • Personality Rights
  • Royalty administration and disputes

International Artists and Entertainment Companies

Of counsel, Svetlana Kats, Esq., provides all levels of Immigration legal services to artists, entertainers, and entertainment companies, as well as special immigration options for investors in the arts, entertainment, and sports industries. Learn more