Our Practice Areas

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Entertainment Litigation

Our firm has decades of experience and a long record of securing favorable results for our clients. We can confidently represent you in court or negotiate a settlement on your behalf as the situation calls for, regardless of who we are up against.

Class Action Lawsuits

In a class action lawsuit, multiple individuals who were harmed by the same conduct file a lawsuit as a single collective unit. This allows for streamlined legal representation, strengthened evidence, and pooled resources on a single consolidated case instead of many smaller ones.

Net Profits

At Johnson & Johnson, LLP, our team will carefully evaluate your contracts and compare your agreed-upon compensation structure to your actual compensation received. Our seasoned entertainment law attorneys will demand that you be paid what you are owed, and our reputation as unflinching litigators ensures that such demands will be taken seriously.

Defamation, Media And First Amendment Law

At Johnson & Johnson, LLP, we frequently represent individuals and companies seeking protection from injurious comments, helping them protect their reputations and promote their long-term success. Our extensive experience in media law allows us to guide you through its complexities and protect your rights within the boundaries of First Amendment jurisprudence.

Rights Of Privacy And Publicity

Under California law, you have a right to control the commercial use of your name, voice, signature, photograph, or likeness. At Johnson & Johnson, LLP, we regularly represent actors, models, professional athletes, musicians, and other public figures whose identities were used without their permission for another party’s commercial gain. However, these rights are available to all Californians, regardless of their level of fame or notoriety, and we have vast experience helping private citizens and fledgling talent enforce their publicity rights.

Intellectual Property Litigation

Tangible property is not always a company’s greatest asset. In many cases, and particularly within the entertainment industry, a firm’s copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets carry substantial value. It is crucial for a business to secure its intellectual property in order to deter infringers, preserve its distinctive brands, and maintain its competitive advantage.

Copyrights and Trademarks

At Johnson & Johnson, LLP, our knowledgeable intellectual property attorneys can evaluate your existing copyrights and trademarks, identify areas of concern and resolve pending disputes. Whether you are accused of breaching another firm’s copyright or your trademark is used by another firm, we can provide the strong advocacy you need. We strive to protect your company’s stability and long-term success.

Business Litigation

At Johnson & Johnson, LLP, our attorneys have decades of experience resolving complex business disputes. We carefully review your matter to provide strategic advice on how best to proceed, either helping you negotiate a settlement or representing you in California’s courts. Trust our team to provide you with peace of mind and protect your firm’s long-term success.

Partnership Disputes

A lot is at stake when you and your business partner decide how to operate your company, share profits, and divide responsibilities. While partnerships begin with the best of intentions, it’s easy for this relationship to sour when disputes arise between partners. Unfortunately, this can distract from day-to-day operations and jeopardize your company’s success.

Transactional Services

The entertainment industry runs on contracts, requiring a deep understanding of the typical terms that go into each type of industry contract. However, many attorneys who specialize in drafting these transactional documents only understand them from the perspective of what is and isn’t “normal” in the industry. They only think about how their drafting will fare at the negotiation table, not if it ever ends up in a court of law — as so many entertainment contracts do.