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Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets - New York
"An incredibly gifted attorney who knows our business inside and out, allowing him to provide us with thoughtful legal guidance."
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Todd Larson is a partner in Weil’s IP/Media practice. He represents a wide variety of traditional and new media clients in connection with copyright infringement litigation, rate-setting litigation and trials before the ASCAP and BMI rate courts and the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB), product development counseling, as well as the negotiation of music publishing and sound recording performance licenses. On behalf of Sirius XM and Pandora, he has served as a lead member of trial teams in several multi-week proceedings before the CRB to set sound recording performance rates, as well as in appeals before the D.C. Circuit. In addition to his role in cutting-edge music licensing litigation, he also regularly counsels clients – including the world’s largest social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter), digital music services (Spotify, Pandora), broadcast and cable television networks, background music services, and satellite and broadcast radio companies, among others – in a variety of intellectual property matters including the interplay between new product design, legal liability, safe-harbor protection, and music licensing requirements.
Alleghany College (BA, 1991); University of Pennsylvania (M.S., 1998); Harvard Law School (JD, 2004)