ENTERTAINMENT | intellectual property

Huck's entertainment and intellectual property career began in Los Angeles where he represented musicians, actors/actresses, artists, authors and sports figures in a wide array of personal and professional matters.  Since relocating to Nevada County, Huck has continued to counsel artists and the businesses that utilize their creative services and intellectual property rights, as well as companies that provide services to the creative industries throughout the state of California.

At Ingram Law Office, our entertainment and intellectual property practice includes virtually all areas of the arts, entertainment, advertising and media industries, in both the traditional and digital realms, with specialties in music and music publishing/licensing, literary publishing, advertising, sponsorship and endorsements, fashion, design, and photography.

Our individual clients include directors, producers, authors, actors, popular musicians and recording artists, fashion models, photographers, athletes and designers. We also have experience representing advertising agencies and companies with intellectual property issues related to national campaigns. 

Copyright and Trademark:

Copyright is a form of intellectual property protection that is available to original works of authorship that are fixed in a tangible medium.  The categories of works that can be protected by copyright laws include paintings, literary works, live performances, photographs, movies, sculptures, songs, software, compilations, etc.  A copyright holder has the exclusive right to reproduce, publish, perform, display, distribute or sell their original work of authorship.   

A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol, design, combination of letters or numbers, or other device that identifies and distinguishes a business and its products and services in the marketplace.  Logo’s, slogans, advertisements, distinctive clothing designs, color schemes, layouts, names and many other features are often subject to trademark protection.

Whether you are a business or professional seeking to protect your intellectual property for licensing or development purposes, or an individual merely looking for a pride of ownership, Ingram Law Office can assist with any of the following:

·      Advice

·      Registration

·      Policing

·      Enforcement

·      Licensing