Andrew H Bart is an experienced commercial litigator and trial lawyer and is Chair of Jenner & Block’s nationally recognised Content, Media & Entertainment Practice. Clients in the entertainment industry, particularly recording companies, film studios and music publishers, seek his counsel on intellectual property issues and contractual disputes. His cases have resulted in precedent-setting decisions in copyright law, trademark law, the law of privacy and publicity, and artist-label relations. For the past eight years, Chambers USA has named Mr Bart as one of the country’s leading lawyers in Media and Entertainment. In 2015, 2016 and 2017, The Legal 500 US recognised him as a ‘Leading Lawyer’ in the area of Copyright, one of just 12 lawyers to make the elite, nationwide list. Mr Bart has also been named one of the top litigators by Variety in its 2015 and 2016 ‘Legal Impact Report’, a listing of the top lawyers in the entertainment industry. In 2016, he was named one of the top 100 entertainment ‘Power Lawyers’ in America by The Hollywood Reporter and was also recognised as a ‘Top Music Industry Lawyer’ by Billboard, one of only 10 litigators on this exclusive list. In 2017, Mr Bart’s milestone case – Capitol Records. MP3tunes – was named “Case of the Year” by Managing Intellectual Property magazine. Under Mr. Bart’s leadership, Jenner & Block’s Content, Media & Entertainment Practice was named “Practice Group of the Year: Media & Entertainment” by Law360 in 2016 (for the fourth consecutive year) and recognised by The Legal 500 US as the #1 copyright practice in the United States in 2017, marking the fifth time the practice has received this honour.
Copyright addresses the key issues that are of concern to rights holders and their counsel when navigating copyright law in unfamiliar jurisdictions, covering such areas as: legislation and enforcement, agencies, subject matter and scope of copyright, copyright formalities, ownership and copyright, duration of copyright, copyright infringements and remedies and relationship to international copyright conventions.
Published in July 2018, this edition features the following chapters:
- Andrew H Bart, Steven R Englund, Susan J Kohlmann and Andrew J Thomas, Jenner & Block LLP
- United Kingdom
- United States