You need to think about your IP! Are you a new up-and-coming artist or a small entertainment business wanting to expand? Then before you go any further you need to think about protecting your intellectual property (IP). Entertainment industries thrive on the commercialisation of creativity, which means you will benefit from protecting your brand and…Read more...
We provide legal services across a range of practice areas.
We’re proud to represent some of the biggest names in music.
Cat Stevens (Yusuf)
as well as...
Jessica Mauboy, Megan Washington, Justice Crew, Karise Eden, Holy Holy, Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Felix Riebl (The Cat Empire), M-Phazes, Ella Hooper, Harrison Craig, Baby Animals, Tex Perkins, Prinnie Stevens, JOY., Russell Morris, Stan Walker, Asta, Anja Nissen, Daryl Braithwaite, Tex Perkins, James Reyne, Owl Eyes, Eddie Perfect, Toni Childs, Lurch and Chief, Nathaniel, British India, Renee Geyer, The Trouble With Templeton, Caterina Torres, Steve Clisby, Kingswood (management), Miss Murphy, The Collective, Kaity Dunstan, Gena Rose Bruce, Luke Kennedy, Michelle Anderson (radio presenter), Mama Kin (management), Loon Lake, Jenny Queen, Little May (Management), Cash Savage and the Last Drinks, Goldfields, Sarah De Bono, Electric Empire, Michael Barker (Split Enz, John Butler Trio), Kelebek, Lakyn, Dean Geyer, Tim Morrison, Diafrix, Neda, Danny Ross, Mahalia Barnes, Darren Percival, Alpine, Brian Mannix, Emma Pask, Owen Campbell, Jackson McLaren, Michael Paynter, Sal Kimber and the Rollin’ Wheel, Bruno Lucia (comedian), New Empire, Mista Savona, Jessica Paige, Rachael Leahcar.
Felix Riebl (The Cat Empire)
We also represent businesses across the creative and wider commercial sectors...
Moshtix, Genovese Coffee, Windsor Smith, Beyond International, Meatball & Wine Bar, Crawf TV, Wesley College, 3 Wise Records, Apartment Developments.com, Procal Dairies, Obese records, Medical One, Victorian Aids Council, Mountain Sound Festival, Strikeforce AMC, Original Juice Company, Blender Studios, The Molly Room, The Felix & Slink Group, Brand Music, Ballarto Medical Centre, LTM Crew, Chopped Rod and Custom Festival, Which Way Music, Store Play, Loveshack Entertainment, Cargo Apparel & Merchandise, Tiny Monster, Original Matters, Wild Thing Presents, Soundworks Touring and Management, Chique Events, Delusion Records, Oz party Hire, Mornington Pool & Spa, Swish Clothing, The AGA Shop, Handsom Clothing,Payback Records, Coin Laundry Cafe, Wah Wah Lounge, Jazz Play Records, Hooked Up Records, Marketing Melodies, Wild Things Presents, Groove Pill Records, Decibels Records, Kiss FM, K-Box Karaoke, Mixed Business Cafe.
We are the firm the TV show contestants turn to.
In 2012, 2013 2014 and 2015, we were privileged to be selected by the Artists of The Voice as their legal representatives, having also been selected in past years to represent contestants from Australian Idol and X-Factor. We regularly act for contestants from shows such as My Kitchen Rules, Australia’s Got Talent and Master Chef in the areas of contract negotiation, sponsorship and endorsements.
We are proud to offer our pro-bono services to community organisations.
We offer our pro-bono services to not-for-profit organisations including Music Victoria, Q-Music & Big Sound, The Push & Face the Music, Multicultural Arts Victoria and SLAM. We are regular panel lawyers for the Arts Law Center of Australia and in 2013 were awarded the Arts Law Pro Bono Award.
What’s happening with us and throughout our service industries. Here are our latest news offerings.
It’s a song that has been named the most recognisable in the English language, but you may not believe that publicly singing it without permission requires you to pay. The ‘Happy Birthday’ song is owned by corporate giant Warner Chappell Music, who earns around US$2 million in royalties each year. Originally sung as ‘Good Morning…Read more...
The Federal Court today ruled that unless Voltage Pictures and Dallas Buyers Club LLC pay a $600,000 bond, they will not be able to obtain the names and addresses of the Australians accused of illegally downloading the movie. In April, the Federal Court ordered ISPs to hand over the personal information linked to the infringing…Read more...