“I highly recommend Barry, Reid and team if you have a bet the company intellectual property litigation. You can count on them to prepare thorough briefs quickly and efficiently.”
David EislerSVP, Chief Legal and Admin. Officer of U.S. Auto Parts Network
"Working with Barry, Ifti, and the rest of the team has been absolutely fantastic. They have demonstrated their ability to be creative and effective at handling both offensive and defense litigation tactics, with a work ethic that is second to none."
Dr. Steven LeeFounder and Chief Science Officer of Visibly
"The excellent team at Irwin IP including Adam Reis and Barry Irwin has helped my company during critical times within such as scaling, contracts, negotiations and defending my contracts. Being in a creative field, I need attorney's that understand the law within the creative and entertainment fields and Irwin has always exceeded my expectations and helped me grow my business with their proper legal counsel."
David SanchezOwner of 10 Management Agency
"It has been an absolute pleasure to work with Irwin IP. For my company’s contract negotiations, there’s no one I would trust more than Barry. His vigilance meant that those same contracts would be promptly enforced if needed. When it comes to intellectual property, his team will stand up for you - no matter if the opponent is a small studio or a giant corporation. He is fearless in his pursuits on your behalf."
Irwin IP attorneys frequently provide presentations on substantive issues of intellectual property and entertainment law at the behest of clients and for Continuing Legal Education events. Some of these presentations deemed most responsive to client’s frequent questions are provided below for your convenient reference.
Patent Law Update
Covers select developments in patent and trade secret law between 2014 and 2016, including changes to the standard of patentability and patent infringement damages, as well as the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act.
Covers matters such as the taking, publication, licensing, and policing of photographs and other issues frequently implicated in photography such as authorship, privacy rights, and the posting of works on social media.
Discusses subjects of contemporary controversy regarding the purpose and goals of copyright law, the role it plays in the modern entertainment world, and difficult issues such as the liability of content service providers for the acts of their users.
A book written by Barry Irwin and Adam Reis of Irwin IP LLC meant to introduce musicians to the fundamental issues typically faced by bands, including band agreements, copyright ownership and registration, licensing issues, and recording contract negotiations.
Analysis of recent cases pertaining to copyright infringement of musical works and sound recordings, including “Happy Birthday To You,” “Blurred Lines,” and “Stairway to Heaven,” as well as cases pertaining to infringement of pre-1972 sound recordings.
Presentation designed to help LCA volunteers gain a working knowledge of specialized area of arts law required to represent the LCA Music Client and to provide information and analysis of the common issues faced during band formation.
Presentation to help lawyers gain a working knowledge of specialized area of arts law required to represent the LCA Music Client in the creation and protection of musical compositions and sound recordings.
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