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 24 Jan. 2020
Curtis defeats $400 million investment treaty claim brought against India
Event 02 Oct. 2019
Claudia Frutos-Peterson and Borzu Sabahi Lead ILI Advanced International Arbitration Training Sessions for the Philippines Office of Solicitor General
News 04 Dec. 2019
Curtis advises TIM S.p.A. on €240 million sale of its stake in Persidera, a leading digital terrestrial television signal company
Partner Simon Batifort Speaks at Arbitration Training Workshop Organized by the Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic and Young ICCA
News 18 Dec. 2019
Six Curtis Partners Featured in Who's Who Legal - Arbitration 2020
Event 04 Dec. 2019
New York Partner Eduardo A. Cukier Presented at the Latin Lawyer Live 4th Annual Tax Conference
Publications 15 Jan. 2020
Antonia Birt publishes IBA Arbitration Country Guide for the UAE
Event 19 Nov. 2019
Partners Hermann Ferré and Antonia Birt teach at International Arbitration Seminar in Abu Dhabi
Client Alert 13 Jan. 2020
U.S. District Court Vacates $2 Million Penalty Imposed by OFAC on Exxon Mobil
Publications 07 Jan. 2020
Claudia Frutos-Peterson, Simon Batifort, and Marat Umerov Author Chapters in "The ICSID Convention, Regulations and Rules: A Practical Commentary"
Event 28 Jan. 2020
Associate Jadranka Jakovcic to speak at NYCLA’s panel discussion on Career Opportunities
News 28 Jan. 2020
Curtis represents Dos Toros in the sale of the company to Chop’t Creative Salad Company.
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