Intellectual Property Litigation, Entertainment IP Litigation, Business Litigation
Michael Kump is a problem solver who fights tenaciously to protect his clients’ valuable intellectual property and contractual rights. Representing plaintiffs and defendants in a broad and sophisticated litigation practice for over thirty-five years, Mr. Kump has extensive experience and success inside and outside the courtroom in all aspects of intellectual property, entertainment, contract, trade secrets, and antitrust litigation. He represents a wide array of corporate and individual clients, including William Morris Endeavor (WME Entertainment, the Kardashian and Jenner sisters, MRC (Media Rights Capital), USI Holdings Corporation, Whalerock Industries, Skydance Media LLC, Jessica Simpson, Michael Keaton, Seth MacFarlane and Shaquille O’Neal.
Mr. Kump has been named to The Hollywood Reporter’s “Power Lawyers,” Variety’s Legal Impact Report, Chambers USA in the field of Media & Entertainment Litigation, and the “Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America. The Los Angeles Business Journal in 2018 named him as one of the Top 50 Litigators in Los Angeles. The Daily Journal named Mr. Kump in 2017 to its list of the 50-Top Intellectual Property Lawyers. He is a perennial selection in U.S. News & World Report’s The Best Lawyers in America and Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers magazine.