Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Media & Entertainment: Litigation Department

New York
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What the team is known for Frequently handles complex, business-critical disputes on behalf of prominent entertainment and publishing companies. Particularly strong choice for intellectual property disputes, including music royalty rate-setting proceedings, alongside strengths in disputes concerning the ownership, distribution and licensing of content.

Strengths One impressed client reports: "It has always been a real pleasure working with the team. The lawyers have been kind, respectful and brilliant."

Another source adds: "Weil Gotshal has a high level of expertise, and good insight into the industry."

Observes describe Weil Gotshal as a "superb New York litigation firm."

Work highlights Successfully represented Getty Images in a $3 billion copyright infringement case brought by Zuma Press and eleven other plaintiffs alleging that Getty Images had copied, displayed and intentionally altered the photographer credit information for more than 47,000 photographs belonging to the plaintiffs.

Notable practitioners

Benjamin Marks
has notable experience representing well-known media and entertainment companies in intellectual property disputes. He is especially active in litigation involving music licensing and copyright royalties.