Miller Korzenik Sommers Rayman LLP, with its focus on media defense, has extensive experience in civil litigation spanning a broad range of cases before courts and arbitrators, including libel defense, First Amendment, copyright (software, designs, text, music, photographs, online motion pictures, advertisements), trademarks, domain names, trade secrets, rights of publicity, privacy, newsgathering torts, unfair competition, art law and other intellectual property and media related claims, as well as a wider spectrum of commercial and business disputes involving such matters as contracts, employment, real estate, regulated financial matters, and business torts. The Firm is also experienced in mediation practice, both as a litigator and as the neutral.
On the transactional side, the Firm regularly handles rights acquisitions, intellectual property transactions, trademark and copyright prosecution, licensing, electronic and multimedia distribution and performs an extensive amount of pre-publication review. It also handles employment and services agreements, real estate matters and a wide variety of business agreements and formations. Counseling and claim prevention strategies are also integral parts of the Firm’s practice.
Miller Korzenik Sommers Rayman LLP has counseled clients on media, intellectual property, entertainment and art law, and litigated these matters and a broader spectrum of business and commercial concerns for over twenty years. The partners are veterans of large international law firms, boutique practices and law school faculties.
Our clients include publishers, magazines, broadcasters, news organizations, new media and technology companies, producers, artists, agents, advertisers and software companies. Commercial clients include retailers, manufacturers, production companies, internet start-up companies, insurance companies financial services firms, and other businesses.
The Firm’s practice extends to the international aspect of its clients’ needs. It also represents a broad spectrum of international clients, including human rights groups in foreign nations, French and Italian companies and the German government.The Firm collaborates with other law firms in France (Paris and Lyon), the United Kingdom, Canada, elsewhere in Europe, and Israel.
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New York, NY 10036
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