• 03.31.18

    How Streams Become Dollars for Musicians on Spotify

    The New York Times cited data provided by Manatt’s Jordan Bromley, a partner in the firm’s music practice, and associate Nicole Sollberger for an article on Spotify’s upcoming initial public offering.Bromley and Sollberger provided information for an infographic that depicts how ...

  • 03.30.18

    Hollywood-China Partnership Can Continue Despite Political Turmoil

    Variety quoted Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article on how President Trump’s looming trade war with China could impact Hollywood.U.S. trade representatives, as noted by the publication, have been trying to negotiate a new ...

  • 03.29.18

    Star of ‘Super Size Me’ Faces Contract Breach Lawsuit

    Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, was quoted by the Daily Journal for an article on a recent lawsuit involving “Super Size Me” star Morgan Spurlock.The publication noted that Spurlock confessed to sexual ...

  • 03.22.18

    ‘Blurred Lines’ Ruling Affirmed

    Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, was quoted by the Daily Journal for an article on the Ninth Circuit’s affirmation of a verdict that found Pharrell Williams’ and Robin Thicke’s song “Blurred ...

  • 03.16.18

    Streaming Revenues Begin to Pick Up for Artists

    Manatt’s Jeff Biederman, co-chair of the firm’s music practice, was quoted by The Ringer for an article that examines whether artists are beginning to profit from the music streaming era.The publication noted that Warner Music Group, Universal Music Group and Sony Music enjoyed strong ...

  • 03.12.18

    Ally Brooke of Fifth Harmony Signs With Larry Rudolph

    As reported by Variety, Manatt’s Gary Gilbert, co-chair of the firm’s music practice, represented Fifth Harmony’s Ally Brooke in her recent signing as a solo artist with Maverick/ReignDeer Entertainment.Brooke will be represented by Larry Rudolph, who also represents Fifth ...

  • 03.06.18

    What Hollywood ‘Inclusion Riders’ Need to Be Effective

    Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, media and sports litigation practice, was quoted by the Daily Journal for an article that discussed “inclusion riders” and how they could impact the entertainment industry.

  • 02.16.18

    Kanye West, Lloyd’s of London Reach Settlement

    Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, was quoted by the Daily Journal for an article on the settlement between Kanye West and Lloyd’s of London.The lawsuit, as noted by the publication, was over the insurer’s ...

  • 02.16.18

    Capitol Christian Music Group Signs Idol’s Danny Gokey

    Music Row covered Manatt’s representation of former American Idol star Danny Gokey in his agreement with Capitol Christian Music Group. Gary Gilbert, co-chair of the firm’s music practice, and Joseph Anderson, an attorney in the firm’s entertainment and media practice, represented ...

  • 02.14.18

    Yen to Host SXSW Panel on Audience Engagement, Next-Gen Storytelling

    Manatt’s Sophia Yen, a partner in the firm’s entertainment and media practice, will moderate a cutting-edge panel at SXSW 2018 on how audience engagement is being used by digital media companies and studios to determine the next generation of storytelling.Titled “Audience ...