Literary Property

Our NYC and Miami Entertainment Law Firm advises and represents clients in all legal matters related to music, sports, television/film, visual and literary works, modeling, online matters, and intellectual property.

Literary Property and Publishing Practice

“This is all great news. You are THE BEST!”– From an author-client for whom ChaseLawyers℠ negotiated a favorable film option deal.

Literary publishing attorney Barry Oliver Chase, our Senior Partner, holds Honors degrees from both Yale and Harvard and focuses exclusively on representing businesses, authors, and artists in the entertainment and Internet industries. The ChaseLawyers℠ firm represents clients in all areas of literary property and publishing, including books, magazines, newspapers, graphic novels, comic books, Websites, screenplays, stage plays, teleplays, and other print and visual media.

Whether you are an author who wants to maximize your rights to a literary work or who needs to ensure that all foreign-language versions of your book generate royalties for you, contact ChaseLawyers℠. You will discuss your needs with an experienced literary attorney committed to helping you capitalize on your hard work.

Mr. Chase has a working knowledge of Spanish; he is available to assist international and Spanish-speaking clients with their literary property and publishing needs.

Comprehensive Representation in Literary Matters

“I want someone [as an agent] reputable and someone who will work hard….Come to think of it, I want someone exactly like my fabulous entertainment lawyer!”– From a successful writer who needed help finding a new agent for her latest novel

ChaseLawyers℠ regularly represents publishers and literary agencies in conjunction with publishing agreements and exploitation of ancillary rights arising from those agreements. In addition, Mr. Chase has significant experience negotiating publishing contracts, film-rights deals, and royalties for both experienced and first-time authors. He actually teaches other lawyers about the fine points of film-option deals for authors and publishers.

Literary property and publishing requires that publishing lawyers understand not only contract and negotiation principles, but constitutional law, torts, and intellectual property issues as well. Mr. Chase has a firm understanding of all these issues and has effectively represented clients in matters involving:

  • Author-publisher contracts
  • Author-”ghostwriter” contracts
  • Copyright, titles, and trademarks
  • Electronic literary property and publishing
  • First Amendment, defamation, and privacy
  • International rights
  • Joint authorship and collaborations
  • Internet Publishing
  • Literary agents

So if you are in need of experienced attorneys, Miami can offer you the best professionals!

If you want to schedule a consultation with one of our literary attorneys contact us today online (by using our Contact Us Form) or by telephone in Miami at 305-373-7665 or New York at 212-601-2762 to arrange a consultation with an experienced Miami and New York literary attorney.

The entertainment industry can be a complicated field to navigate. As a trusted leader in Miami entertainment law, ChaseLawyers can help. With over 40 years of experience, Our Miami based lawyers have helped individuals in nearly every area of entertainment law in Miami, including sports, music, film, television, modeling, literature, and more. We understand the unique challenges you face as a creative, and we’re prepared to protect your interests.

As an artist in Miami, you must navigate the intricacies of copyright law, trademarks, contractual agreements, and much more. It is critical you choose a qualified Miami entertainment lawyer with expertise in the nuances of the entertainment world. ChaseLawyers has built a stellar reputation among our clientele for honest, professional representation that produces effective results. We have extensive experience in the unique legal elements you must navigate as an artist, and our attorneys can provide you with indispensable career advice and expertise over the course of your entertainment career.

When you work with ChaseLawyers, you are more than just a client. We care about your well-being and can provide essential advice on the issues you face in the Miami market, such as intellectual property issues, negotiating service agreements, publicity rights, and much more. We also have an extensive network of resources available for our clients to connect with, and those connections can enrich your career in countless ways. Our team understands the complex world of entertainment law and will take care of your legal needs so you can focus on doing what you do best—sharing your talent with the world!

When you’re ready to take the next step in your career, our Miami entertainment lawyers are ready to help you. We are passionate about helping creatives with all of their legal needs, and you won’t find a team more dedicated to your success in all of Miami. Contact us today to schedule your free consultation!