Pierce & Kwok LLP — Entertainment Law Services

The partners at Pierce & Kwok LLP serve as General Counsel to multiple and highly regarded International film festivals, as well as numerous and extremely successful individual producers and production companies. With the firm’s deep connections to the New York film industry, we serve a range of talent in traditional and digital entertainment. Our motion picture and TV clients include Academy Award®, Emmy Award® and Peabody Award® winning productions; actors and writers; as well as those with emerging careers, learning to navigate the digital forms of entertainment packaging. We serve both the individual and institutions, offering production and financing counsel and more.

Representative Services:
  • Option and purchase agreements
  • Title clearance review
  • Union, guild and employment contract
  • Production agreements
  • Rights acquisition agreements
  • Distribution agreements
  • Broadcast licenses
  • Cable network agreements
  • Licensing agreements
  • Talent and employment agreements
  • Crowd-funding
  • Copyright
  • Trademark
  • IP evaluations and due diligence
  • Litigation involving entertainment industry issues including transactions, copyrights, trademarks and business disputes
  • Arbitration, mediation and other dispute resolution methods
  • Business law for entertainment companies, including business structures, financing and securities law