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Lawnie G. | Elance
 
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Lawnie G.

Entertainment Attorney (Transactional)
   United States
  |  12:13 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $137

An entertainment lawyer, licensed in California, who has been a Business and Legal Affairs executive in-house at major television and motion picture studios and has more than ten years of experience. Highly skilled in negotiating and drafting entertainment related agreements in varied areas of the industry, such as television distribution (traditional media, digital and on-line), television production and content acquisition licensing for both domestic and international markets, Music, Home Video, Interactive Games, new media exploitation...

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Oct 15, 2012|Other - Legal|$581|Working
Sep 10, 2011|Bankruptcy|$66|Completed
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Skills (5)

Tested
Negotiating and Drafting
Entertainment Transactions Television
Music Rights and Licensing
Privacy Laws/Right of Publicity
Microsoft Word

Service Description

My work includes drafting and negotiating:
television agreements, including but not limited to:
- co production agreements
- talent agreements (above and below the line)
- content acquisition agreements, including underlying rights and story option agreements, script option agreements
- program licensing agreements
- production agreements (including location agreements, rights clearances)
- video footage (clip licensing) and photography agreements
- merchandising rights
- home video licensing and distribution agreements
- product integration and branded partner agreements
- promotional agreements

music agreements, including but not limited to:
- film and television studio soundtrack agreements
- master use/synchronization and compilation licensing agreements
- recording agreements
- publishing agreements
- songwriter/collaboration agreements
- video production and distribution agreements
- domestic/international licensing and distribution agreements
- downloading/streaming and mobile agreements
- on-line marketing and promotion agreements
- branded compilation agreements


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Employment

Fox International Channels Asia/STAR TV
SVP and Senior Counsel
2008 - 2010

Education

University of Detroit Mercy
Juris Doctorate - J.D.
1984 - 1987
University of Windsor - School of Law
Bachelor of Laws - LL.B.
1984 - 1987

Keywords

Legal
Entertainment
Attorney
Contracts
Television
Music
Licensing
digital distribution
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