Biography

Christopher has a dynamic cannabis law and entertainment practice that is informed by decades of successful business management and executive leadership.

Entertainment Law

In the entertainment realm, Christopher has more than 25 years of experience providing legal advice and brand management to global entertainment businesses and digital media. He has catalyzed revenue growth for such major music artists as Hanson and the Jerry Garcia Estate, and has secured recording, publishing, licensing, merchandising, touring and other agreements for iconic bands and musicians. Christopher also leverages his experience with intellectual property portfolio management, including trademarks and patents.

Christopher is well established in the domestic and international entertainment communities, having traveled and conducted business in 32 countries on five continents.

Cannabis Law*

Christopher advises cannabis cultivators, manufacturers and other licensees on investment transactions, due diligence requests, trademark law, consulting agreements, landlord/tenant disputes, permit applications and an array of regulatory issues. He also has significant experience assisting with securities compliance, corporate governance and startup management.

* Please be mindful that possessing, using, distributing and/or selling marijuana is a federal crime, and no legal advice given by Fox is intended to provide any guidance or assistance in violating federal law

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox Rothschild, Christopher served as general counsel, president and founding CEO of Rightscorp, Inc., a copyright monetization company. He was also a member of the cannabis law practice of a West Coast boutique law firm. 

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Christopher has lectured at Stanford University and UC-Berkeley Law Schools. He has participated in seven South by Southwest Music Conferences, four MIDEM Publishing Conferences, three Sundance Film Festivals and two Cannes Film Festivals.