Music

Fox Rothschild’s music lawyers are well versed in the law and passionate about music. Our attorneys draw on experience as former professional musicians and music industry executives, which results in wise, well-informed and no-nonsense advice. We counsel artists and their heirs on their rights, their business and their legacy. We advise music industry companies and executives on various business transactions and opportunities.

Fox attorneys are top practitioners and leaders in the music industry. Our artist clients range from young hit-makers to iconic veterans and the estates of some of the most important artists of our time. We serve all facets of the creative and business communities.

Comprehensive services include the following:

  • Recording contracts, including re-negotiations
  • Music publishing agreements and re-negotiations
  • Live performance agreements
  • Band member agreements
  • Merchandising deals
  • Producer agreements
  • Management agreements
  • Copyright and trademark registrations
  • Music licensing for commercials, TV, movies, digital platforms and products
  • Music asset estate planning
  • Copyright terminations
  • Endorsement and sponsorship deals
  • Branded product contracts
  • Distribution agreements
  • Executive employment agreements
  • Music catalog acquisitions
  • Company formation, maintenance and governance
  • Litigation