Entertainment Law

Entertainment Law

Patent And Intellectual Property Lawyer For The Southern California Entertainment Industry

Sanford Astor is an experienced patent lawyer and intellectual property attorney serving entrepreneurs and businesses in Southern California’s motion picture and entertainment industries. Mr. Astor is a former patent examiner who provides more than 30 years of experience in all areas of entertainment law intellectual property protections, including:

  • Script copyrights, trademarks and service mark registrations
  • Technology patents and movie patents
  • Intellectual property disputes and litigation
  • Licensing and distribution agreements
  • Exclusivity contracts and nondisclosure agreements
  • Residuals contracts

Because of the national and international nature of the U.S. motion picture and entertainment industry, property protections, patent infringement and contracts are complex, requiring an in-depth understanding of federal case law. Sanford Astor has worked with many of the region’s pre-eminent names in the entertainment field and has earned an excellent reputation for efficient, cost-effective representation.

Sanford Astor’s clients in the entertainment industry include individual entertainers, independent contractors and sub contracting companies, and national and international Fortune 100 companies doing business in California and throughout the United States.

Copyright Protection For The Southern California Entertainment Industry

Independent scriptwriters serve as the foundation of the Hollywood entertainment industry. If you are an author, a television or movie scriptwriter, graphics designer, an advertising professional or a playwright in Southern California, turn to Sanford Astor for your copyright and trademark needs.

We provide services in the area of entertainment law including:

  • Script copyrights
  • Design trademark registration
  • Copyright disputes and litigation
  • Motion picture technology patents
  • Script draft and revision contracts and agreements

Attorney Sanford Astor has more than 30 years of experience assisting entertainment professionals in all areas of intellectual property protection.