Practice Areas

PRACTICE AREAS

The attorneys of HARDER LLP practice in the following areas, among others:

MEDIA, ENTERTAINMENT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LITIGATION

  • Reputation and Brand Protection
  • Defamation (Libel and Slander)
  • Privacy Rights
  • Right of Publicity
  • Trademark Infringement, including Lanham Act and False Advertising Claims
  • Copyright Infringement, Idea Submission and Implied Contract Claims
  • First Amendment
  • Anti-SLAPP
  • Profit Participation, Royalty and Audit Matters
  • Cybersecurity and Data Privacy
  • Terminating Internet Imposters and Infringers
  • Internet Domain Name Disputes and Cybersquatting
  • Talent Agencies Act & California Labor Commission Proceedings
  • Talent Guild Proceedings
  • Advertising and Promotions

BUSINESS LITIGATION

  • Breach of Contract
  • Business Torts including Fraud, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Constructive Fraud, Tortious Interference with Business Relations, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment and Professional Negligence
  • Unfair Competition and Unfair Business Practices, including Business and Professions Code § 17200
  • Trade Secrets
  • Electronic Discovery

ENTERTAINMENT TRANSACTIONAL

  • Contract Negotiation and Drafting for:
    • Motion Picture
    • Television
    • Music
    • Digital Media
  • Entertainment Technology, including:
    • Development
    • Production
    • Distribution
    • Finance
    • Licensing

CORPORATE LAW

  • Mergers
  • Acquisitions
  • Due Diligence
  • Financing
  • Licensing
  • Corporate Formation
  • Corporate Dissolution

OTHER PRACTICE AREAS AND EXPERTISE

  • Employment Litigation and Executive Employment Agreements
  • Licensing and Merchandising
  • Trademark Searches and Filings
  • Copyright Filings