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
News 09 Aug. 2021
Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle enters into association with Chevalier Law in Singapore.
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
Client Alert 13 Oct. 2021
Green Claims Code: How the UK Competition and Markets Authority is saying “enough” to corporate greenwashing
Event 21 Sep. 2021
Partner Simon Batifort Lectures on the Defense of States in Investment Arbitration at Université Paris Nanterre
News 15 Oct. 2021
Claudia Frutos-Peterson and Elisa Botero Ranked Among the Top 100 Female Lawyers in Latin America by Latinvex
News 13 Oct. 2021
Curtis Joins The Appellate Project to Promote Appellate Practice to Diverse Law Students
News 20 Sep. 2021
Curtis Successfully Defends the Sultanate of Oman and Oman Aluminium Rolling Company LLC in U.S. Department of Commerce Trade Case
News 16 Aug. 2021
Curtis Establishes Presence in Saudi Arabia
Client Alert 05 Oct. 2021
Proposed Legislative Changes to Federal Estate, Gift and Trust Taxation
Publications 22 Sep. 2021
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 entertainment law 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 entertainment law 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