The Law Office of Maia T. Spilman, LLC helps intellectual property owners and creators effectively monetize their works, protect copyrights and trademarks and evaluate marketing and exposure opportunities. The firm also represents licensees; those who want to use another’s intellectual property. Clients benefit from the Firm’s experience working on behalf of both licensors and licensees. As a result, advice is informed, well- rounded and leads to effective negotiation.
Representative Intellectual Property transactions:
Craft global digital distribution agreements to incorporate the complex copyright issues involved in complying with different copyright laws, collecting societies and customs.
A keen understanding of the various exclusive rights contained within a copyright, saved a client tens of thousands of dollars in potential royalty payments by requiring a change in a business partner's methodology.
Enabled a high profile personality to maintain control of the use of the client's name, image and likeness in the creation of a customized social media tool made for the client.
Trademark searches, registrations, responses to letters claiming trademark infringement, advice and counsel on ways to ensure a strong mark and protect it.
Ms. Spilman has over 13 years of experience working on complex licensing issues including international digital distribution of music and other creative content.