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Nick A. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 30, 2014

Nick A.

Entertainment and Start-Up Business Attorney
   United States
  |   San Mateo, CA
  |  12:59 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $175

I am a transactional attorney with 5+ years experience working on behalf of entertainment industry companies and professionals, as well as startups and small businesses, providing legal services and business advice for a broad range of issues.

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Service Description

With respect to the entertainment industry, I have experience in the following:

• Drafting and negotiating various transactions, including license and distribution agreements, literary and script options and purchases, sales agency agreements, co-productions and partnerships, finance and inter-party agreements, talent agreements and general forms and releases, including transactions with partners in Europe and Asia
• Incorporating and forming development and production companies related to media & entertainment, as well as registering copyrights and trademarks
• Conducting chain of title analyses, and researching legal issues and coordinating with outside counsel related to any disputes

With respect to start-ups and small businesses, my skills include:

• Advising management regarding all corporate and employment issues and managing registration and oversight of all IP
• Drafting employment and contractor agreements, non-disclosure agreements, brand and software license agreements, master service and vendor agreements, incorporation documents and operating agreements, private placement memoranda, website privacy policies and terms of use, joint ventures, sales agency and marketing agreements, and various MOU’s including transactions with principals in China, Korea, France and the Middle East
• Providing advice related to promotions and contests, as well as general child privacy issues, including specific guidance for compliance with COPPA

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Education

Boston University School of Law
Juris Doctor
- 2008
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
- 2005
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Entertainment
copyright
licensing
trademark
startup
film
production
incorporation
websites
technology
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