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Agents and Managers

Agents and Managers Practice

Axis’s entertainment industry representation extends to agents, managers, personal managers, business managers, and other management-side clients in a variety of legal matters.

Whether it is contract negotiations, entity formation, compliance with California laws and regulations, artist recruitment, consulting, or strategic advice, Axis can assist your management-side business with high-quality legal representation in handling a wide variety of legal issues.

► Agents and Managers Practice Areas

Our Agents and Managers practice spans multiple practice areas, including but not limited to the following:

  Entertainment Business Law

Axis can assist entertainment industry agents and managers form, set up, and run their businesses while remaining in compliance with regulatory and statutory laws.

  • Business entity setup and formation
  • Legal compliance
  • C Corporations
  • S Corporations
  • LLCs
  • DBAs
  • Entertainment loan-out companies
  • Licensing and Permits
  • California Talent Agency Act Compliance
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  •  Entertainment businesses
  • Entertainment business contracts
  • Partnerships and ventures
  • Celebrity/Influencer ventures


  Contracts and Agreements

Axis helps clients negotiate and finalize contracts and agreements with new artists, talents, celebrities, influencers, and others. We can assist clients with all aspects of contract negotiations, agency agreements, management agreements, and other contracts.

  • Agency agreements
  • Artist-management agreements
  • Artist-agent agreements
  • Business manager agreements
  • Celebrity management contracts
  • Commission agreements
  • Contract negotiations
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Development agreements
  • Distribution agreements
  • Management agreements
  • Merchandising agreements
  • Personal management agreements
  • Talent agreements
  • Endorsement opportunities
  • Influencer agreement
  • Work-hire agreements
  • +Numerous others


   Intellectual Property & Licensing

Axis can assist clients with a wide variety of intellectual property and licensing matters, ranging across copyright, trademark, trade secret, licensing, confidentiality, and related matters:

  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Copyrights
  • Copyright Assignments
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Content-Licensing Agreements
  • End-User Agreement
  • Endorsement Deals
  • Intellectual Property Assignment
  • Licensing Contracts
  • Merchandising
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Privacy Policies
  • Records Retention Policies
  • Software Licensing Agreements
  • Sweepstakes & Contests
  • Trademarks
  • Trademark Disputes
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Trademark Registrations
  • Web Hosting Agreements
  • Website Terms & Conditions


   Entertainment FAQs

Our FAQs answer the most common issues faced by entertainment clients.

We have an extensive FAQ Library that covers the most common questions we get from entertainment clients, as well as FAQs on recent changes in law.

Visit our Entire FAQ Library

  Our Recent Projects 


Have we counseled businesses like yours? All the time.

We have represented a variety of business clients in numerous industries across multiple disciplines and practice matters. Here are some of the highlights.

Our Latest Charitable Giving Projects

Did you know that our clients’ legal dollars are hard at work giving back to the community? Axis is a significant donor and supporter of a multitude of charitable giving projects in the community as well as nationwide, donating a portion of legal fees to a variety of underserved needs and causes. Check out at our latest charitable giving projects below, and know that in supporting Axis, you are helping us improve hundreds of lives.

National Recognition

The talent at Axis has been recognized nationally for its legal services in a variety of publications, news outlets and other channels across the nation and internationally.

Representing Clients from 22+ Countries Internationally

Axis has represented a wide variety of business clients  in numerous deals, transactions, contracts, agreements, disputes and legal matters. For information on how we may be able to assist you, please contact [email protected].