Brian J. Murphy

Brian J. Murphy

Brian J. Murphy, Attorney & Counselor at Law
  • Entertainment & Sports Law, Intellectual Property, Business Law
  • California
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Summary

Represents and advises performers, writers, directors, creative talent, producers and entertainment professionals in motion pictures, film, television, animation, HD, CGI and 3D productions, graphic arts and design, the Internet, marketing/advertising and new media of all kinds.

Advising international and domestic motion picture studios, production companies, software/technology companies and Web-based businesses in all aspects of rights acquisition, development, financing, production, licensing and distribution in traditional and all available E-commerce, digital, telephony and wireless media delivery platforms worldwide.

Assists and counsels entertainment content and IP/technology owners in the formulation and execution of strategic global rights exploitation programs to maximize the financial performance of intellectual property content and branded consumer products businesses.

Responsible for the development and maintenance of worldwide licensing programs for multimillion-dollar brands, including the negotiation and documentation of product merchandise licensing agreements, software/technology licenses and co-branding agreements. Acquisitions and sales of IP businesses and/or technology.

Structure and negotiate sponsorship and endorsement contracts for corporate brands and entertainment/sports celebrities. Concentration on the nexus point where entertainment content, IP/technology assets, E-commerce, and new media opportunities intersect.

Practice Areas
  • Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Business Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
State Bar of California
ID Number: 123391
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Principal
Brian J. Murphy, Attorney & Counselor at Law
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Brian J. Murphy serves as your point of entry to a global network of attorneys, business professionals, financing experts and technology consultants. He is highly regarded in industry circles where entertainment content, intellectual property assets, the Internet and new media opportunities intersect, and where innovative business plans can fully exploit new applications and distribution platforms for existing content.
Attorney at Law
Jones Day
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Education
University of San Diego School of Law
J.D. (1984)
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University of Texas - Austin
B.A. (1981)
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Professional Associations
State Bar of California # 123391
Member
Current
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American Cinematheque
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Current
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American Film Institute
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Current
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Beverly Hills Bar Association
Member
Current
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California Lawyers for the Arts
Member
Current
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Irish-American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Contact & Map
Brian J. Murphy, Attorney & Counselor at Law
1901 Avenue Of The Stars
Suite 1900
Los Angeles, CA 90067
USA
Telephone: (310) 473-3500