Representing and Protecting Artists Worldwide.

Doniger / Burroughs, a boutique law firm with offices in Venice, California and New York, New York specializes in the protection of intellectual property and the enforcement of artists’ rights. While best known for its impressive litigation practice, the firm has also helped its clients with countless transactional matters, from structuring start-up companies to serving as production counsel for films.

Doniger / Burroughs was recently recognized as winning two of the top five copyright results of 2022, including the top result, by Law360, a leading legal publication.

For over 15 years Doniger / Burroughs has worked to protect and advise its global clientele. With its passion for the arts and entrepreneurship, and a commitment to handling cases with integrity and innovation, it has become America’s top artists’ rights law firm. It has successfully resolved thousands of copyright infringement cases, and countless trademark, contract, right of publicity, misappropriation of likeness, employment, and other disputes for clients including:

  • Musicians
  • Filmmakers
  • Photographers
  • Fashion designers
  • Street artists
  • Tattoo artists
  • Animators
  • Actors
  • Writers
  • Visual artists
Doniger / Burroughs has recovered more than $100,000,000.00 for its clients, and has a truly rare and exceptional record of success, winning all 14 of its last 14 copyright infringement jury trials, prevailing numerous times on appeals of cutting-edge copyright issues before the Ninth and Second Circuits, and prevailing before the United States Supreme Court in the 2022 Unicolors v. H&M appeal.
  • Amazon, Facebook, Netflix, and other tech companies.
  • Walmart, Target, Urban Outfitters, and other retailers.
  • Viacom, Sony, Disney, and other studios.
  • HBO, CBS, Fox, and other networks.
  • Buzzfeed, Vice, and other online publishers.
  • Universal Music Group, Spotify, and other music companies.

The firm has a full-service transaction practice as well, handling all manner of transactions for those in the art and entertainment industries, including copyright and trademark registrations and licenses, production agreements, collaboration agreements, financing agreements, and corporate documentation.

Simply put, there is no better firm to represent you or your company in an arts-related legal matter. Feel free to contact our offices to discuss how we may be of assistance.

You can read more about our team here.

Stephen Doniger

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