Johnson & Johnson, LLP has garnered extensive experience in the following areas:
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.
Complex Business Litigation
We represent companies and individuals in complex business litigation disputes. Representative matters include: partnership disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, actions for breach of contract, unfair competition.
Class Action Litigation
The firm has litigated class actions involving unfair business practices, consumer protection, invasions of privacy and entertainment disputes.
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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.
Intellectual Property Litigation
The lawyers at the firm specialize in copyright law, idea protection law, and trade secret law.
Defamation, Media, and First Amendment Law
The firm has litigated many cases involving libel and slander.
Rights of Privacy and Publicity
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.
Has Your Image, Name, Voice or Likeness Been Wrongfully Used?
We have successfully pursued many cases for private individuals, models and actors whose images have been wrongfully published in advertising campaigns.Read more