Feldman, Golinski, Reedy + Ben-Zvi PLLC • 1700 Broadway, 42nd Floor • New York, New York 10019 • Tel: 212.230.1300
Publishing and New Media

BOOK AND ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING

Our attorneys work with many different kinds of authors, illustrators, photographers, literary agents, editors, ghost writers, publishers, self-publishers and book packagers. Whether the book is non-fiction or fiction, a graphic novel/comic book, or a photography/coffee table book, our attorneys are experienced in navigating the rapidly changing publishing industry. Our services include:

• Drafting literary agency representation agreements;
• Reviewing and negotiating traditional and e-publishing agreements;
• Negotiating ancillary and foreign rights with agencies and publishers;
• Negotiating and advising as to merchandise licensing and product promotion for graphic novel and comic book writers and artists;
• Negotiating and drafting co-author and ghost writer agreements.

DIGITAL/NEW MEDIA

Our attorneys provide a wide array of legal services in the exciting field of digital/new media. We understand that the definition of new media is evolving as quickly as the need to identify and implement effective protections for the intellectual property rights of content-creators and providers. Our services include:

• Establishing a client’s internet presence through domain name registration and web development agreements;
• Registering, managing and protecting trademarks, service marks, copyrights and other intellectual property;
• Evaluating and minimizing liability for online publications;
• Negotiating and drafting agreements for ring tones, mobile telephony, e-commerce, and website development;
• Drafting “terms of use,” privacy statements, and contest, sweepstakes, and promotion provisions.