• 10.09.17

    Williams, Gaye Both Frustrated With Judge in IP Case

    Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, spoke with the Daily Journal about an ongoing intellectual property case between Pharrell Williams and the family of Marvin Gaye. The case is currently being heard before the U.S. Court ...

  • 09.27.17

    Conner Named to Variety’s Inaugural Entertainment Leaders and Icons List

    Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, partner and co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, was named to Variety’s inaugural list of the entertainment industry’s most powerful people. An index of the 500 most influential business leaders shaping the global $2 trillion ...

  • 09.20.17

    As U.S. Music Industry Revenue Accelerates, Do Artists Benefit?

    Billboard cited Manatt’s analysis on how streaming services and artists make money through online music streaming in a recent article about the U.S. music industry’s revenue growth. Last October, the publication featured an infographic by Manatt’s Jordan Bromley, partner in ...

  • 08.16.17

    Manatt Partners Cooke, Jacobs Among CA’s Top IP Attorneys

    The Daily Journal has named Manatt’s Michelle Cooke, co-chair of the firm’s intellectual property practice, and Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, as two of the top intellectual property attorneys in California for 2017. ...

  • 08.10.17

    Is This the End of Chinese Investment in Hollywood?

    Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice and head of the film, television and digital content group, was quoted by The Hollywood Reporter on the future of Chinese investments in Hollywood. According to the publication, the North American box ...

  • 07.27.17

    Manatt Named to American Lawyer’s A-List Top 20

    Manatt has been named to The American Lawyer’s “A-List” ranking of the top 20 law firms in the nation for 2017.   The A-List rankings, which The American Lawyer says include “the most elite law firms in America,” are based on results in five areas: revenue per ...

  • 07.14.17

    Billboard Names Phillips, Biederman, Gilbert Top Music Lawyers for 2017

    Billboard recognized Manatt senior partner L. Lee Phillips and partners Charles Biederman and Gary Gilbert as top music lawyers in the country, naming all three to its 2017 list of the keenest legal minds in the industry. This year’s list recognized 61 lawyers who are on the front lines of ...

  • 06.05.17

    Legal 500 US Recognizes Manatt Practices Among Top in Nation

    Manatt has received nine national practice area rankings in the newly released 2017 edition of The Legal 500 United States. Additionally, two Manatt partners—Robert Belfort and Lindsay Conner—were recognized in the elite "Leading Lawyers" list for their areas.  The Legal ...

  • 05.17.17

    Hong Kong Company Acquires Stan Lee’s Pow Entertainment

    The Los Angeles Business Journal quoted Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, in an article about Stan Lee’s sale of Pow Entertainment to Camsing International Holding Ltd. Camsing, located in Hong Kong, purchased Pow’s library of ...

  • 05.16.17

    China-Hollywood Relationship to Continue Despite Concerns

    The Recorder quoted Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, in an article about the uncertainty surrounding Hollywood’s relationship with Chinese investors.“China is significantly different than those other groups that came in and ...