Attorneys - Beverly Hills, CA
The firm’s lawyers are well known for handling numerous high profile and wide-reaching entertainment matters. We have represented actors, producers, directors, screenwriters, authors, personal managers, production companies, musicians, composers, publishers, and independent record companies.
The firm represents celebrities, models, professional athletes, and others in right of likeness/publicity cases. The lawyers of the firm specialize in rights of privacy and have handled hundreds of invasion of privacy cases, including handling the case that resulted in the ground-breaking decision by the California Supreme Court in Sanders v. ABC, Inc.
We are currently lead counsel on class actions against five major movie studios, Sony, Universal, Warner Bros., Paramount and 20th Century Fox, for underpayment of talent and entities for movies made prior to 1981 that were released on home video ... more
The firm has litigated class actions involving unfair business practices, consumer protection, invasions of privacy and entertainment disputes.
The lawyers at the firm specialize in copyright law, idea protection law, and trade secret law.
The firm has litigated many cases involving libel and slander.
Universal has struck a settlement with the heirs of the late Glen Larson, the prolific producer of Knight Rider, Six Million Dollar Man, Magnum P.I., Battlestar Galactica and other shows. The agreement stops a huge “Hollywood accounting” trial set to open in January. ...more
Ed Weinberger claims his former accountants led him to lose years of revenue. The co-creator of The Cosby Show, Taxi and other sitcoms will get to pursue his claims that his former business managers failed to monitor years of revenue he should have received for one of his creations ... more
The country singer is alleged to have cut a production company out of his work with director James Keach. Glen Campbell battled Alzheimer’s Disease throughout the tour filmed in the upcoming documentary Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me. Now he’s facing a legal battle over its production and ... more
Under “licenses” or “leases,” artists have an even split with labels. Under “sales,” artists only get about 15 percent of net receipts … compensate an estimated 7,500 artists ... more
By 1978 he launched his own law firm and picked up big-name clients, including Yoko Ono, serving as her principal lawyer in the early 1980s ... more
Profit participants are unfortunately forced to play by the Studio’s rules in a game that is unfairly one-sided ... more
Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal by Neville L. Johnson and Douglas L. Johnson A publication of the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal of the New York State Bar Association […]
Neville Johnson, a Founding Partner of Johnson & Johnson, LLP and named one of the top 100 Power Lawyers in entertainment law by the Hollywood Reporter and one of the most feared litigators in Hollywood joins Enterprise Radio. This episode of Enterprise Radio is in conjunction with the Legal Corner. Listen to interview […]
Jason Lust says Animal Logic Entertainment conned him into giving up his intellectual property, according to the lawsuit. The VFX house turned production company behind the Lego Movie sequels failed to pay one of its producers and conspired to steal his intellectual property, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. Jason […]
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Universal has struck a settlement with the heirs of the late Glen Larson, the prolific producer of Knight Rider, Six Million Dollar Man, Magnum P.I., Battlestar Galactica and other shows. The agreement stops a huge “Hollywood accounting” trial set to open in January.