The firm is experienced in a range of transactional matters in the publishing and entertainment industries.
Mr. Kaufman, the firm’s principal, has been active in the book publishing industry for more than three decades and has extensive experience with publishing contractual matters, individual and industry-wide, and in the negotiation of contracts and the resolution of contract-related disputes.
Transactions and agreements handled have included author-publisher, author-agent (contracts and terminations), collaboration and ghost-writer, self-publishing and related distribution contracts, online publishing and licensing of content, licensing of author-owned trademarks, reversion of rights.
The firm is also active in the negotiation and drafting of a wide range of diversified entertainment industry agreements.
See also Notable Developments/Other Publishing and Entertainment Transactions for recent firm activities in this area.