Our entertainment practice is unquestionably diverse and deep. MaierCarr attorneys have worked at two US networks, three major studios including having led the largest film and television production and distribution company in New York City. We have developed and produced successful long-running television series, produced feature films and engineered many successful international coproductions based upon high profile properties.
Our attorneys have negotiated and documented film library purchases both in the US and internationally, including performing the diligence surveys of the assets, cleared libraries for distribution, negotiated many hundreds of license agreements, talent agreements, property options, development agreements, overall deals, syndication agreements, broadcast licenses both in the US and around the world, literary purchase agreements, master toy licenses, gaming licenses, international coproduction agreements, film and television financing agreements, film fund agreements, and live and animated production services agreements.
We are uniquely able to negotiate and document agreements for the development, financing, production and distribution and exploitation of film and television product as well as provide production legal services. Our attorneys have extensive experience in publishing, establishing the chain-of-title and protecting underlying rights.
We understand, at our core, the needs and objectives of production companies, producers, writers, directors and actors. Our extensive experience both as attorney, entertainment executives, and entrepreneurs grants us a unique perspective and expertise in the entertainment industry that includes traditional broadcast media, syndication, international coproductions, feature film, music, merchandising, licensing, celebrity endorsements and new media.