These are the areas of law our firm specializes in:
The Baldonado Group, P.C. prides itself as a premier law firm for entertainment law. We apply innovative answers and solid experience to entertainment law issues. We represent projects from start to finish, providing contract and submission assistance to new projects, and representation at major markets for completed projects.
Our lawyers understand that contracts in the entertainment industry require more than drafting expertise. We bring a comprehensive understanding of industry standard rates and deal points to the bargaining table, and provide real world advise to clients about what can and cannot be negotiated in any individual industry segment. Contract knowledge and negotiating skills will make or break deals in the entertainment industry, and we have the industry background needed for the toughest deal making.
The Baldonado Group, P.C. will give advice both prior to signing any contracts and monitoring royalty statements to ensure that they reflect the right entitlement to income and carrying out an audit if necessary. We will also register your work with the necessary departments to ensure that your flow of income is correct and uninterrupted and that when your work is used with new technology you will be remunerated fairly for its use.
The Baldonado Group, P.C. provides a wide array of legal services to our business clients. Our goal is to provide practical, efficient advice and services to help meet the daily needs of our clients, as well as to assist them in all aspects of complex corporate and transactional matters. Our services include contract drafting and analysis; structuring and implementing acquisitions, divestitures, and mergers; planning and implementing private placements; conducting legal due diligence investigations; negotiating and drafting contracts and other transactional documents; corporate litigation and other dispute resolution; compliance with Securities and Exchange Commission disclosure requirements; and other business and transactional services typically required by business clients.
Intellectual Property Law
Our attorneys have experience in preparing, filing and prosecuting trademark and design applications. Our firm also works in other jurisdictions to serve the foreign trademark registration needs of our clients. We assist in the selection and clearance of trademarks for registration in multiple jurisdictions. We administer the application process with speed, efficiency and economy, anticipating and avoiding difficulty wherever possible and overcoming obstacles, when they present.
Copyright registrations are conducted for songwriters, recording artists, producers, designers and other entertainment creators. Trademark services include searches and opinions regarding the availability and registration of marks, the preparation, filing and prosecution of applications and oppositions, cancellations and concurrent use agreements.
The firm helps to advance the careers of managers, producers, production companies, publishers, recording artists, record labels and their executives, and songwriters. Our lawyers will negotiate, review, advise and draft the specific contract needed for the different agreements in the entertainment business.
Real Estate Law
The Baldonado Group, P.C. provides sophisticated and comprehensive real estate legal services to clients throughout the United States in connection with acquisition, development, permitting, construction, financing, leasing, management/operation and disposition of real estate assets. These services include ownership and transaction structuring, entity formation, joint venture and public/private partnership negotiation, fund formation and governmental approvals.