arts and entertainment law

In addition to its litigation practice, Irwin IP has substantial expertise advising artists and entertainers. For example, Irwin IP represented Pacific Records on its legal matters. Pacific Records has signed internationally acclaimed artists such as Lindsay Perry, Lito Romero, Men & Gods, and Sandollar.

Irwin IP also represents, or has represented, numerous musicians and bands in drafting and negotiating their contracts (such as Band Operating Agreements, Performance Contracts, Recording Contracts, Management Agreements), including Ali Baba’s Tahini; Bones, Jugs & Harmony; Hayward Williams; Hoo Doo Groove; Howard “Jaui” Schneider; Kommunity FK; Mushroomhead Experience; Northwest Choral Society; and Scott Wesley.

Additionally, Irwin IP has represented some of the world’s most successful photographers, including Cesar Russ and Tosca Radigonda in, for example, obtaining copyright registrations, enforcing their copyrights, and drafting and negotiating model release and license agreements.