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Representation

  • Corporate
    Serves as general counsel and business affairs representation for record companies, publishing companies, and merchandise licensing companies.
  • Creative Talent Representation
    Represents recording artists, songwriters and designers through all legal matters concerning their creations.
  • Celebrity Estates
    Represents Estates in legal matters unique to the management of celebrity estates.

Licensing

  • Brand Licensing
    Advises brand owners on merchandise license agreements to ensure business objectives are achieved and brands rights are protected.
  • Music Licensing
    Advises brand owners, advertising agencies, talent agencies, motion picture and television studios on music licensing from the development of budgets through the execution of contracts.

Practice Areas

Terri L. DiPaolo handles business affairs and in-house counsel responsibilities for several companies. Assisting each company with their contractual needs beginning with the structure of the deal, TLD offers advice and guidance on the protection of intellectual property and the customary contractual terms involved with the exploitation of those rights. TLD's practice area spans the vast landscape of a creative individual's career, including:

  • Sponsorship
  • Brand Licensing
  • Music Licensing
  • Advertising Business Affairs
  • Motion Picture and Television Business Affairs
  • General Corporate
  • Copyright
  • Trademark
  • Celebrity Representation
  • Recording Industry
  • Music Publishing
  • Touring
  • Merchandising
Terri DiPaolo

"I was fortunate to follow in Terri's footsteps at Lionsgate. She managed an unmanageable workload and made my transition smooth and painless. I continued to work with Terri as outside counsel, and found her to be an innovative thinker, possessed of an extraordinary work ethic, and very importantly, passionate about her work. Hire her before your adversary does!
Lenny Wohl
EVP & GM
Lionsgate Music & Publishing

"Terri and I were on opposite sides of a negotiation. She demonstrated acute business acumen and an understanding of both her client's position and ours. She got the best for her client but in an expeditious responsive manner that also worked well for us. Terri found practical workable solutions to issues. On a personal level, Terri was also incredibly pleasant to deal with throughout the negotiation even when we were at potentially deal breaking issues. This always makes a negotiation much more bearable!"
Rachael Bickerton
VP, Business Affairs
Rhino Entertainment, Warner Music Group

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