Over the past twenty years, technology has made it possible for independent film and music producers to set up high-quality production studios anywhere in the country. At the same time, states like Virginia have lured major film projects within its borders via tax incentives and the Internet has overtaken the traditional avenues of marketing and distribution. It follows that writers, producers, musicians and visual artists – though they may be hundreds of miles from New York, Los Angeles or Nashville – are increasingly in need of legal counsel in the entertainment business. The attorneys at Poole Brooke Plumlee have assisted clients in matters involving copyright, trademark, contract negotiation and business formation and are looking forward to help you navigate the rapidly-changing landscapes of the media and entertainment industries.
Inside Business, May 2012
by P. Matthew Roberts