Lawyer profile for USA 2021
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Jeff focuses his practice on entertainment and intellectual property litigation, as well as entertainment transactional matters. He has handled cases involving personal management and songwriting contract disputes, complex royalty disputes, copyright termination, copyright infringement, trademark infringement, and right of publicity. Additionally, he has negotiated personal management agreements, talent agreements, copyright transfer and assignment agreements, domestic and foreign licensing agreements, master recording agreements, production agreements, distribution agreements, and joint venture record label and publishing company agreements for entertainment industry clients. Further, Jeff regularly prepares and completes copyright and trademark registration applications for music and entertainment clients. He has also served as legal counsel on all stages of an independent film production and frequently works with clients in the television and sports industries.
American Bar Association, Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries; Tennessee Bar Association, Entertainment and Sports Law Section, Executive Council Member and Past Chair; Nashville Bar Association, Entertainment, Media & Sports Law Committee, Co-Chair; Tennessee Intellectual Property Law Association; The Copyright Society of the South; Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law, Class of 2018
JD, University of Florida Levin College of Law (2007), cum laude; BA, Vanderbilt University (2002), summa cum laude