News 19 Dec. 2019
Curtis Wins in London for Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria
News 18 Apr. 2016
Curtis gains recognition in new Africa publication
News 26 Feb. 2020
Curtis Secures Comprehensive Victory for the Republic of Kazakhstan’s Committee of Roads
News 24 Jan. 2020
Curtis defeats $400 million investment treaty claim brought against India
Client Alert 03 Apr. 2020
EU Insight: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Regulatory Measures and Announcements
Client Alert 02 Apr. 2020
UK Insight: COVID-19 Business Financing Facilities: Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) & Covid Corporate Financing Facility (CCFF)
Client Alert 26 Mar. 2020
Mexico Insight: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Legal Implications
News 18 Dec. 2019
Six Curtis Partners Featured in Who's Who Legal - Arbitration 2020
Event 31 Jan. 2020
Partner Antonia Birt Speaks at 5th Annual GAR Live Abu Dhabi
Publications 15 Jan. 2020
Antonia Birt publishes IBA Arbitration Country Guide for the UAE
Client Alert 27 Mar. 2020
U.S. Insight: Data Security and Protection in the New Work-From-Home Regime During Coronavirus/COVID-19
Client Alert 24 Mar. 2020
U.S. Insight (Coronavirus/ COVID-19): Force Majeure under New York Law
Client Alert 06 Apr. 2020
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Notarization (Executive Order 202.7) During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic
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 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