Traditional media like print, audio recordings and film are being replaced by digitization and new social media offerings. As the advertising and publishing industries struggle to adapt to these new communication methods, and disappearing conventional ad revenue, they also struggle to protect and profit from their intellectual property. Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys understand the business and legal issues confronting advertisers and publishers.

Our clients in these industries include:

  • Major publisher of print and electronic phone directories
  • Consumer packaged goods companies
  • Retailers
  • Textiles designers and manufacturers
  • Online search, advertising and publishing corporation

Advertising & Publishing

Experience Highlights

Cooper v. Sony Music Entertainment Inc., et al.
Defended Sony Music Entertainment Inc., So So Def Productions and other defendants in a series of lawsuits asserting copyright infringement and other more
New Homefinders Inc. v. Network Communications Inc.
Defended Network Communications Inc., a national publishing company, in a trademark infringement action. Obtained summary judgment that the more
Rosa Parks v. LaFace Records
Successfully represented LaFace Records in a lawsuit brought by civil rights icon, Rosa Parks, for naming their Grammy nominated song “Rosa Parks.”  more
General Media Communications, Inc. v. Heu
Obtained ruling effectively reversing UDRP decision by National Arbitration Forum that GMCI, publisher of Penthouse magazine, had engaged in reverse more

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