News 24 Jun. 2021
Curtis successfully defends foreign states' procedural privileges in the UK Supreme Court
News 23 Jun. 2021
Ibrahim Elsadig joins Curtis as Partner in Dubai
Event 23 Apr. 2021
Partner Borzu Sabahi to speak on Damages, Enforcement and Annulment of Arbitral Awards at Executive Training Program hosted by the Government of India and the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
Event 31 Mar. 2021
Claudia Frutos-Peterson Speaks at Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration’s India ADR Week
Article 20 Jul. 2021
Partner Emanuella Agostinelli authors article on Italian Insolvency during COVID-19 in International Corporate Rescue.
Client Alert 14 Jul. 2021
International Insight: Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership in 2021 – General EU Perspective – Alert 2 of the Series
Client Alert 26 Jul. 2021
Courts are Demanding Environmental Care
Article 19 Jul. 2021
Partner Antonio M. Prida Commemorates Curtis’ 30 Year History in Mexico in Voces Mexico Article Series
News 22 Jun. 2021
Curtis appointed as legal partner of the Commissioner for Italian participation in Expo Dubai 2021
News 26 Jul. 2021
Curtis' Private Client Group and Attorneys Recognized in the 2021 Chambers High-Net-Worth Guide.
Client Alert 07 Jul. 2021
International Insight: Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership in 2021 – International and US Perspectives – Alert 1 of the Series
Client Alert 24 Jun. 2021
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Notarization (Executive Order 202.7) During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: June 24, 2021)
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Witnessing (New York Executive Order 202.14) During The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: June 24, 2021)
Curtis advises emerging companies, established global brands and strategic and financial investors on a broad range of industry issues in fields such as broadcast and cable television, publishing, the Internet, wireless, motion pictures, home entertainment, advertising and publishing. Our media and entertainment lawyers handle complex transactions across the sector, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, distribution agreements, finance, commercial contracts and the development, licensing and distribution of content and distribution technology.
The Curtis team is particularly active advising on distribution deals, technology standards, licensing and patents. We counsel media and entertainment companies and investment funds in all aspects of their businesses and advise investors on buying, selling and investing in these industries. Relevant expertise includes digital production; content and technology in matters related to website development; content acquisition and licensing; clearance issues; content syndication; strategic alliances; software development and licensing; product licensing, development and distribution; software licensing; hardware acquisition; advertising network aggregation and employment matters.
Curtis counsels investors, startups and established global corporations in sectors as diverse as software, hardware, electronic media, nanotechnology, clean technology, biotechnology, renewable energy and life sciences. We combine understanding of legislation in a variety of jurisdictions with strong relationships with local counsel to effect cross-border technology deals for U.S., European and multinational corporations.
The team’s experience includes stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures; mergers; equity and debt offerings; private placements; venture capital financings and partnering agreements; joint ventures and strategic alliances; and licensing, research and development, supply and manufacturing, distribution and other commercial transactions.
Attorneys from the firm’s litigation and arbitration practices routinely represent technology law clients in investigations and matters related to patents, trade secrets and licenses. We are also experienced in creating and protecting portfolios of intellectual property rights, enforcing rights through litigation, defending against infringement claims and conducting due diligence on the intellectual property assets of prospective business partners.
Andrew H. Seiden
Mergers and Acquisitions
Legal 500: USA M&A(Middle-Market) 2017