PRACTICE AREAS

 

MUSIC LAW

Want to break into the music business? Are you a songwriter, musician or performer with legal needs? Or do you want to start a record label or publishing house? Brian provides a broad set of music related services to artists and music companies which includes contract negotiations/review, business start ups, marketing consultations, music management and more! Brian has experience as both a musician and label CEO giving him a unique perspective from both the business and artist side of the industry.

Music Consulting, Contracts, Management

 

FILM LAW

Looking to get your music placed in a film or television show? Are you an actor or director in need of contract review? Or looking to create a soundtrack album for your film? Brian provides a broad set of film related services, with an emphasis on the meeting point between film and music, music supervision and song licensing.

Sync Licensing, Contracts, Distribution

 

COPYRIGHT

So you wrote and/or recorded a song, now what? Brian can provide assistance in copyrighting your musical work (both the sound recording and music/lyrics) with the United States Copyright Office and provide guidance/best practices for how to protect the intellectual property you create and get paid. 

Copyright & PRO Registration

REAL ESTATE

Looking to buy a home or investment property and take advantage of today's unique opportunities? Or need to sell, and worried about not getting the price you want? Need help drafting a lease or sales agreement? Brian began his real estate career at a boutique brokerage in 2001and obtained his salesperson license in 2007. In 2009 he obtained his California Brokers license and founded his own firm, Witkin Real Estate, which specializes in single family residential and 2-4 unit properties.  

Residential & 2-4 Unit Sales &  Leases

 

SPORTS

Are you an athlete that needs help navigating a new sponsorship or team agreement? Or a professional sports team looking for a team Anthem and don't know where to start? Brian has worked in the niche of sports and sports music branding and applies his experience and knowledge to help meet your needs. 

Contract, Team Anthems & Endorsements 

BUSINESS

Starting a business? Looking to incorporate? With nearly 20 years experience owning a small business Brian has navigated the challenges small business face first hand. From start ups, to business sales and negotiations, Brian can assist you with your business legal needs. 

Incorporation & Small Business Law

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