• Charles J. Biederman

    Partner
    Entertainment, Digital Media and Fashion
    jbiederman@manatt.com
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    Los Angeles
    Direct: 310.312.4277
    General: 310.312.4000
    Fax: 310.312.4224

    Education

    Vanderbilt University School of Law, J.D., 1989

     

    Cornell University, A.B., 1986
    Dean's List.

    Bar Admissions

    Georgia

    Massachusetts

    New York

    Tennessee

    Washington, D.C.

    • Profile
    • Representative Matters
    • Honors & Awards
    • Publications
    • Memberships & Activities
    • Speaking Engagements

    Profile

    Mr. Biederman's practice focuses primarily on the representation of artists, entrepreneurs and entities in the areas of music, film, television, fashion and branding, advertising, and digital media. Clients include major writers, producers, actors, recording artists, record labels, publishing companies, designers, apparel and accessory companies, studios, and advertising agencies throughout the U.S. and internationally.

    Mr. Biederman is a regular lecturer on various entertainment, branding, and media law topics and regularly teaches a class in International Entertainment Law in London. He is co-author of the casebook, Law and Business of the Entertainment Industries, Fifth Edition, 2007; Praeger Publishers.

     

    Representative Matters

    Honors & Awards

    The Best Lawyers in America, 2002 to present.

    Publications

    Coauthor, "Applying Copyright Law to User-Generated Content," Los Angeles Lawyer, May 2008.

    Coauthor, Law and Business of the Entertainment Industries, Fifth Edition, 2007; Praeger Publishers.

    Memberships & Activities

    Admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Georgia, Massachusetts, New York and Tennessee.

    Adjunct Professor of Law, Southwestern Law School’s London International Entertainment Law Program, 2010 to present.

    Adjunct Professor, Vanderbilt University Law School, 2005.

    Adjunct Professor, Mike Curb School of Entertainment & Music Business, Belmont University, 2001-2003.

    Board Member, CASA Los Angeles, 2011.

    Board Member, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Los Angeles Man & Woman of the Year Campaign, 2009 to present.

    Board Member, Advisory Board, Donald E. Biederman Entertainment & Media Law Institute, Southwestern Law School, 2005 to present.

    Board Member, Alliance of Artists and Recording Companies (AARC), 2001 to present.

    Board Member, High Hopes School, 2000-2005.

    Chair, Tennessee Bar Association, Entertainment and Sports Section, 2000.

    Speaking Engagements