46 minutes | Oct 15th 2018

Ep. 37 Marissa A. Crespo : Entertainment Lawyer

Marissa has cumulatively over 7 years of experience working in the business and legal fields of the entertainment industry, including working for SAG-AFTRA, one of the largest entertainment unions. She has assisted clients in negotiating co-production agreements with major networks, and assisted clients in the areas of trademark prosecution, copyright registration and enforcement, IP licensing deals, incorporation of production companies, talent management firms, and agencies. She has represented screenwriters, production companies, and management firms in a myriad of commercial deals, and has provided General Counsel services to several start-up companies.  On This Episode Black-ish Case: A lesson in protecting your rights under a writer collaboration agreement Where filmmakers are blowing it with contracts. Agents verses Attorney  Can I afford a lawyer? Immigration & Entertainment   The Union side of entertainment  Registering through the WGA what does that mean for my rights.  Book she is reading? Hollywood Reporter, Variety  What is she watching? This is Us  Let’s Get Social @Crespolawoffice Instagram @thecreativeoutsiders or @shivawn_adrienne SUPPORT THE PODCAST If you like this episode, share it + subscribe + leave a review (or do both) The more reviews, the greater chance someone else will hear these episodes.
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