Navigating, Litigating & Resolving Complex Legal Matters in an Ethical Manner

Nashville Entertainment Law Attorney

If you are looking for maximum protection and representation you can trust in the entertainment industry, you are on solid ground with Cole Law Group. Our Entertainment Law attorneys take great pride in helping clients succeed in their artistic endeavors by providing wise counsel, fierce negotiation skills, and the personalized service and privacy of a boutique firm. We invite you to explore further to discover who we are, what we can do for you, and why clients choose to partner with us.

Our advocacy can benefit virtually anyone in the performing arts and media arena, including

  • Individual songwriters, performers, authors, dancers, photographers, actors, models, radio and television personalities, etc.
  • Recording studios
  • Production companies
  • Artist estates and management
  • Internet music businesses

How Our Nashville Entertainment Lawyers Can Help You

The world of entertainment does not operate in a vacuum. Cole Law Group is here to help you navigate the multi-faceted world of entertainment with our knowledge and understanding of the industry's internal legal workings coupled with a decade of real-life business experience. In order to provide full-service representation for our clients, the Cole Law Group Entertainment Division is made up of four core areas of focus: Business Transactions, Intellectual Property Protection, Reputation Management, and Immigration Services for Performing Artists.

Meet Your Unique Needs with Business Guidance You Can Trust

The entertainment industry is, first and foremost, a world of business. Contractual agreements and regulations hold strict control over creative artists, and serious legal problems can arise if you should find yourself in violation. Anyone operating within the world of entertainment should seek the assistance of an attorney knowledgeable in business law and skillful in business litigation.

While the roots of the entertainment industry lie in Business Law, the heart is found in the relationships forged and the networks created. A client's success can often depend on those connections, and our team is committed to building and maintaining those crucial relationships. Because no two entertainment clients' needs are exactly the same, our attorneys are dedicated to giving the personal attention necessary to gain a comprehensive understanding of each client's business and career objectives. Furthermore, Cole Law Group entertainment lawyers are committed to serving our clients with unyielding confidentiality, solid business acumen, and the high-caliber legal representation they deserve.

Protect Your Intellectual Property and Manage Your Reputation

With the rapid development of technology, especially the internet and all of its social media outlets, there is an increased need for entertainment professionals to keep a sharp eye on protecting their legal rights. Streaming services, the advancement of digital media and the increased number of social media outlets have changed the basic structure of the music industry. Streaming services and digital media have complicated how creators of intellectual property are compensated, while the rise in usage of social media has increased the exposure of those involved in the entertainment industry. Entertainment professionals are often the target of defamation, and the anonymity of social media has enabled individuals to hide behind the perceived safety of their computer screens in order to viciously attack the reputations of high-profile individuals. Now, more than ever, our entertainment clients can rely on our legal knowledge and experience with high-profile defamation cases to avoid these pitfalls or defend against them.

Navigating the Often Rough Waters of the Entertainment Industry

You have invested your heart and soul, time and money in developing your artistic talent. Now it is important for you to have legal representation in order to protect your financial and creative interests. Cole Law Group can assist you with the following entertainment law services:

  • Negotiation, Drafting and Review of Contracts and Agreements (management, performance, songwriting, co-publishing, merchandising, recording, distribution and production)
  • Music Licensing and Publishing
  • Entity Formation
  • Sampling Letters of Authorization
  • Research of Trademark Availability
  • Copyright and Trademark Registration
  • Cease and Desist Letters
  • Temporary Visas for Artistic Performers
  • Artist Estates
  • High-profile divorce (Division of Assets and Royalties)

“The first step to achieving your goals is finding the right lawyer to represent you.”

- Cole Law Group
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