Rodriques Law, PLLC counsels content creators and providers across all forms of media in strategizing, structuring, and negotiating complex deals ranging from branded content to new ways to create great content and distribute it. These deals certainly include stuff like film, television series or documentary production, product placement, advertiser-sponsored programming, celebrity endorsements, funding of independent content creation and domestic or worldwide distribution. Our New York City film and television lawyers counsel clients to have a solution for every screen, whether as content owner or distributor.
We help our clients raise capital. The organization and professional presentation of key documents, such as financial statements, can be vital to driving the fundraising process, improving buyer confidence and meeting investor expectations. We help clients put together their film package and manage their crowdfunding operations.
When contemplating submitting an idea for a new product or an improvement to an existing product to a company that may be interested in purchasing or licensing it, individuals or companies must consider taking appropriate precautions to protect the idea and/or receive compensation. We counsel our clients on submitting their ideas to third parties. We help our clients to protect their idea during the submission process and maximize the likelihood of a valid claim for compensation in the event the entity receiving the submission adopts their idea.
Rodriques Law, PLLC represents people in all aspects of the motion picture business. We serve our clients in both the creative and the business aspects of development, production, content licensing, distribution and ancillary exploitation transactions, including corporate sale or purchase of independent motion picture production companies and film libraries, securing talent and compliance with applicable state, federal and local laws and agencies.
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Rodriques Law, PLLC provides counsel, advice and representation in all aspects of the television business. We counsel new filmmakers or producers pursuing scripted television, helping them to partner with a top showrunner to get their original ideas off the ground. In addition, we counsel clients in adapting existing IP (intellectual property) like books, films, documentaries or video games into television series ideas, including web series.
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If you are working in the motion picture or television business, there are many legal issues that you may run into. A New York City film and television lawyer can provide critical representation. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.