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Based out of the heart of Los Angeles, the entertainment capital of the world, Axis Legal Counsel’s entertainment practice serves clients spanning the entertainment industry.

We have counseled numerous clients and potential clients in the areas of film, television, music, literary, visual arts, photography, fashion, and digital media.

Who We Represent

Axis Legal Counsel serves the entertainment industry, including entertainment talent, creative professionals, and influencers across multiple medium, including film, television, music, new media, mobile apps, radio, online, and numerous others:

  • Talent Representation
  • Entertainment Loan-outs
  • Actors/Actress
  • Artists
  • Bands and Music Groups
  • Composers
  • Designers
  • Influencers
  • Models
  • Musicians
  • Singers/Songwriters
  • Stylists
  • Technical Talent
  • Writers, Authors, and Novelists

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Our Entertainment Practice Areas

Axis Legal Counsel can assist your entertainment businesses in full-service legal representations that span multiple practice areas for comprehensive legal coverage:

  • Entertainment Business Law
  • Business Tax Law
  • Formations & Dissolutions
  • Contracts & Transactions
  • Talent Agencies
  • Casting Agencies
  • Managers and Management
  • Production Companies
  • Post-Production Companies
  • Publishers and Co-Publishers
  • Public Relations
  • Independent Record Labels
  • Entertainment Services
  • Entertainment Businesses

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Music Law and Music Industry 

Axis provides full-service representation in the field of music law and to music industry clients. Axis has extensive experience involving music matters of nearly every kind and nature:

  • 360 Deals
  • Artist Development Contracts
  • Artist-Producer Transactions
  • Artist-Record Label Transactions
  • Band Formations
  • Band Disputes
  • Band Management Disputes
  • Composition Rights
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Live Performance Agreements
  • Manager Agreements
  • Merchandising
  • Music Royalties Disputes
  • Recording Contracts
  • Recording Agreements
  • Royalties Accounting
  • Trademark Infringement

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Film and Television

Axis provides broad-coverage legal services in all areas of film and television, and has represented numerous clients in film matters. We can assist filmmakers, producers, screenwriters, production companies, collaborators, independent studios, post-production companies, and others involved in the filmmaking process with all types of film legal issues:

  • Film Finance
  • Film Production
  • TV Series Developmental Agreements
  • Features, Shorts, Documentaries, and Others
  • Option/Purchase Agreements
  • Collaboration/Shopping Agreements
  • Production Agreement
  • Screenwriting Agreements
  • Counterfeiting and Piracy
  • Trademark / Copyright Infringement
  • Chain of Title
  • Collaboration Agreements
  • Distribution and Sales Agreements
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Producer Representation
  • Syndication Rights
  • Television

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Visual Arts and Photographers  

Axis’s entertainment law practice spans to include the visual arts, photography, and sculpture, and the legal issues relating thereto. Whether you are  a visual artist, sculptor, and photographer, Axis can assist you with a wide variety of matters involving the visual arts and photography, spanning educational, artistic, gallery, editorial, and commercial matters:

  • Art Sales
  • Art Finance
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Counterfeiting
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Commission Agreements
  • Consignment Agreements
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Entertainment Disputes
  • Entertainment Litigation
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Merchandising
  • Gallery Exhibitions
  • Museum Exhibitions
  • Rights of Publicity
  • Sales Agreements
  • Trademark Infringement

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Fashion Industry

Axis’s legal services extend to the representation of fashion industry clients.  In the fashion industry, clients can consist of designers, producers, models, fashion houses, manufacturers, retailers, and apparel distributors, as well as others. We can provide fashion law legal services in a wide variety and array of legal matters:

  • Design Agreements
  • Counterfeiting
  • Models and Model Agreements
  • Fashion Houses
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Apparel distribution
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Merchandising
  • Production Agreements
  • Retail Agreements
  • Sales Agreements
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Trade Dress Disputes

Authors, Publishers and the Literary Industry

  • Publishing Agreements
  • Academic Publishing
  • Audio Book Publishing
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Ghostwriting Agreements
  • Rights of Publicity
  • Sales Agreements
  • Self-Publishing
  • Screenwriting Agreements
  • Script Publishing
  • Trademark Infringement

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 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.

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 Our Recent Projects 


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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].