Seiter Legal Studio furnishes legal advice and representation in transactions synergistically linked to the commercial success of our clients’ brand-driven and content-fueled businesses. We structure and negotiate domestic and international brand acquisitions and start-ups, including drafting of licensing, distribution, joint venture, franchising, strategic alliance, asset purchase and equity investment agreements. We negotiate and draft financial and business contracts integral to our clients’ operations and growth, including secured and unsecured lending, factoring, marketing, sales, advertising, consultancy, manufacturing, software and vendor contracts. Our depth of experience in international business transactions makes us distinctively attuned to our clients’ expanding interests in the global economy.
We are experienced in the negotiation and drafting of celebrity endorsement and sponsorship agreements in the entertainment and sporting fields, entertainment production and talent agreements, product placement and event promotion contracts. In this connection we counsel celebrity talent in relation to their image rights, trademarks, copyrights, rights of publicity and rights of privacy.
Seiter Legal Studio organizes corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships in California, New York, Delaware and Nevada, and coordinate the formation of foreign entities through our extensive network of overseas correspondents. We draft shareholder agreements and LLC operating agreements, and provide guidance and advice in relation to ongoing corporate governance matters.
To provide our corporate clients "best practices" preventative IP and business law care, protecting and leveraging brand value and other enterprise assets, we design in-house trademark and copyright compliance programs, domestic and international licensing programs, and manufacturing vendor contract and quality control programs.
Seiter Legal Studio handles all manner of disputes relating to trademark and copyright infringement, trade dress, dilution, unfair competition, Internet, anti-counterfeiting, Customs and similar matters, including prosecuting and defending cease and desists, opposition and cancellation actions, civil actions in federal and state court, and management of cases overseas.
We are experienced in alternative dispute resolution (ADR), including mediation and arbitration of domestic and international IP and commercial disputes and lawsuits in state, federal, foreign and international venues, and negotiate, draft and advise on contractual agreements to mediate and arbitrate.