• 10.25.16

    Wayne Kirkpatrick Songs Purchased by Downtown Music

    Music Business Worldwide covered Wayne Kirkpatrick’s sale of songs to Downtown Music Publishing, a transaction that was handled by Manatt's music lawyers. Gary Gilbert, co-chair of the firm’s music practice, and counsel Michael Rexford represented Wayne Kirkpatrick, a ...

  • 10.20.16

    M&A Gives Technology Companies a Leg Up on Competition

    Close-Up Media Inc. interviewed Manatt’s Hale Boggs, chair of Manatt Digital, and Ben Orlanski, chair of the firm’s mergers and acquisitions practice, for an article about Manatt Digital’s study, “Shaping the Future: Trends in Digital Media and Frontier Technologies ...

  • 10.12.16

    How Does Music Streaming Generate Money?

    Billboard featured an infographic created by Manatt’s Jordan Bromley, a partner in the firm’s entertainment and media practice, and associate Nicole Sollberger that breaks down how streaming services and artists make money via online music streaming.

  • 09.20.16

    Sony Pictures Partners With Reality One on VR Slate

    Variety covered Manatt’s role in Sony Pictures’ partnership with Reality One, an immersive media content studio, to develop, produce and finance a slate of virtual reality content. Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, drafted and handled ...

  • 07.15.16

    Unicorns Edge Out Average Joes in Slow IPO Market

    The New York Business Journal featured Manatt’s Katherine Blair, a partner in the firm’s capital markets practice, in a Q&A-style article about the initial public offering (IPO) of Line, a messaging app for mobile devices. When asked about the direction of the market considering the ...

  • 06.11.13

    U.S.-China M&A Activity to Increase In Entertainment, Advertising, and Digital Media Sectors

    Manatt Survey Reveals Divergent Expectations for U.S.-China Relationship, Likely to Affect Deal MakingLOS ANGELES, CA—June 11, 2013—Investment and M&A activity between the U.S. and China in the entertainment, advertising and digital media sectors will increase over the next 12 ...

  • 11.30.11

    AMEC Honors Manatt as Media & Entertainment Law Firm of the Year

    Manatt has been named the recipient of the Association of Media & Entertainment Counsel’s (AMEC’s) 2011 Law Firm of the Year Award. AMEC, the leading trade association serving general counsel and business affairs attorneys at major media and entertainment companies, will honor ...

  • Dish Gets Hit With Record $280M Penalties for TCPA Violations

    Consumer Electronics Daily interviewed Manatt’s Christine Reilly, chair of the firm’s TCPA compliance and class action defense practice, for an article on the record $280 million decision against Dish Network for Do Not Call violations brought by the FTC and several ...



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