Managing Partner: Steven A Maier
Number of partners: 2
THE FIRM The firm was founded by Steven Maier and Cathleen Blackburn in January 2012 as a niche legal practice specialising in publishing, media and entertainment and commercial dispute resolution. Each of the partners has over 20 years’ experience in these sectors and brought to the firm an impressive list of clients, including international publishers, authors and literary estates, learned societies and institutions, rights holders and general commercial and private clients.
Transactional IP, Publishing & Media 50%
Contentious IP, Publishing & Media 30%
Commercial Dispute Resolution 20%
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK:
The firm undertakes both transactional and contentious work for clients in numerous sectors, acting in particular in intellectual property, publishing and media and commercial dispute resolution matters. Expertise includes IP licensing and commercial agreements, royalty and participation issues, copyright, trade marks, libel, privacy and breach of confidence, domain names and general commercial disputes.
The partners have has consistently won recognition for their expertise from Chambers, The Legal 500 and other legal directories with both Steven Maier and Cathleen Blackburn regularly being rated as leading individuals..