LaPolt Law, P.C. handles all types of transactional areas of music industry business - from negotiating and preparing agreements, to assisting clients with making crucial creative and financial decisions that will benefit them in innumerable ways.
1. Recording artists, songwriters, producers, personal managers, record companies and publishing companies;
2. Writers and copyright owners and controllers in all aspects of music publishing, including copyrighting, copyright administration, licensing and fee negotiations, as well as songwriters in their music publisher negotiations;
3. Producers in negotiating, drafting and reviewing contracts with artists and record companies;
4. Managers and talent in negotiating management agreements.
We have also represented music industry professionals and executives in connection with their employment agreements with record labels, publishing companies, production companies and other music-related firms. In addition, we handle the contractual aspects of concert tours, which include agreements with promoters, sound and light companies, stage designers, insurance companies, concert halls and ticket agencies, and agreements relating to tour sponsorship and artist endorsements.
Some of the contracts we draft, review, and negotiate in the music industry include:
Film Soundtrack Agreements
Concert Sponsorship Agreements
Artist Endorsement Agreements