Copyright Counseling & Licensing

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys represent individuals, organizations and companies in the development and protection of copyrighted works.  Our attorneys offer clients a full range of copyright representation including:

  • Strategic counseling, registration, and opinions related to copyrighted works.
  • Assisting client with securing rights in, and clearing use of copyrightable and copyrighted works, including acquisition, application, registration, and clearance of copyrightable works.
  • Licensing of copyrighted works.
  • Counseling in the development of fair use guidelines for use of third-party works.
  • Negotiating with ASCAP, BMI and other performing rights organizations.
  • Representing clients in response to copyright compliance demands from the Software Business Alliance (SBA), Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), and other copyright compliance organizations.
  • Conducting due diligence and drafting and negotiating intellectual property provision for commercial transactions involving copyrights and other intellectual property assets.
  • Identifying and protecting rights of publicity and privacy, as well as clearing rights for use of same.
  • Representing clients in the prosecution and defense of copyright infringement claims .
  • Counseling and litigating claims under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Intellectual Property

Emily A. Bayton
Emily A. Bayton
Practice Group Leader, Partner
Denver, Phoenix
ebayton@​lrrc.com
303.628.9568 / vCard
G. Warren Bleeker
G. Warren Bleeker
Partner
Los Angeles
wbleeker@​lrrc.com
626.795.9900 / vCard
Michael J. McCue
Michael J. McCue
Partner
Las Vegas, Silicon Valley
mmccue@​lrrc.com
702.949.8224 / vCard
Shane E. Olafson
Shane E. Olafson
Partner
Phoenix
solafson@​lrrc.com
602.262.5327 / vCard
Anne Aikman-Scalese
Anne Aikman-Scalese
Of Counsel
Tucson
aaikman@​lrrc.com
520.629.4428 / vCard
Nathaniel W. Edwards
Nathaniel W. Edwards
Counsel
Phoenix, Colorado Springs
nedwards@​lrrc.com
602.262.5367 / vCard
Zachary T. Gordon
Zachary T. Gordon
Associate
Las Vegas
zgordon@​lrrc.com
702.474.2688 / vCard
Kyle N. Siegal
Kyle N. Siegal
Associate
Phoenix, Silicon Valley
ksiegal@​lrrc.com
602.262.0809 / vCard
Cindy A. Villanueva
Cindy A. Villanueva
Associate
Phoenix
cvillanueva@​lrrc.com
602.262.5789 / vCard

Litigation

Robert H. McKirgan
Robert H. McKirgan
Partner
Phoenix
rmckirgan@​lrrc.com
602.262.5396 / vCard

Regulatory & Government

Jeffrey H. Albright
Jeffrey H. Albright
Partner
Albuquerque
jalbright@​lrrc.com
505.764.5435 / vCard

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12/01/2016
Unanimous federal jury finds that Jersey Boys musical infringes unpublished book
After nearly nine years of legal wrangling and a four-week trial a decision has been made.
06/06/2016
‘Nevada Legal Elite' includes nine attorneys from Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie
Law firm ranks in top 5 for lawyers included in Nevada Business Magazine's 2016 list
04/12/2016
Arizona, New Mexico attorneys selected as Southwest Super Lawyers
Annual listings reflect peer recognition and professional achievement
8/27/2015
Congratulations to Jeffrey Albright who will receive the New Mexico State Bar's Distinguished Bar Service Award.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Partner received the New Mexico State Bar's Distinguished Bar Service Award

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Key Contacts

Art Hasan
Art Hasan
Practice Group Leader, Partner
626.795.9900
Emily A. Bayton
Emily A. Bayton
Practice Group Leader, Partner
303.628.9568