Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law

Bradley Murchison's Intellectual Property and Technology lawyers regularly represent clients in matters involving patent, trademark, and copyright development. The practice extends to licensing, confidentiality, data protections and litigation. Our general experience in business and commercial litigation allows us to represent technology companies and individuals in everything from negotiation of licensing agreements to handling disputes over intellectual rights. Bradley Murchison has the only licensed patent lawyer in northwest Louisiana.

Bradley Murchison Kelly & Shea represents a variety of clients in the entertainment, publishing and digital media areas. We assist clients in matters involving patent, trademark and copyright development, licensing, royalties and in identifying sources of capital and how best to structure their financial transactions. Bradley Murchison Kelly & Shea is in the forefront representing the film industry in Louisiana as it continues to grow. Our entertainment clients, who have included Oscar® and Emmy® winners, appreciate the unique perspective and discretion provided by our lawyers outside the Hollywood network.

Representative Matters

  • Representation of a capital investment client in the negotiation, drafting and execution of a “License Agreement” by which the client obtained exclusive “worldwide” development and licensing rights to a public Louisiana university’s patents for the use of nanofilament catalytic materials in the Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis (conversion of natural gas to diesel) process first developed by the Germans during World War II. The agreement identifies the development milestones to be achieved by the licensee in the development of the licensed “know-how,” and the royalties to be paid to the public university.
  • Representation of an Oscar® and Emmy® winning animation studio in the negotiation, drafting and execution of production agreements, book publishing agreements, grants of rights, services agreements, licenses, royalty agreements, joint development agreements, composer agreements, independent contractor agreements. Registered trademarks, and copyright for the studios intellectual property.
  • Representation of a production studio the negotiation, drafting and execution of production agreements for production of a nationally syndicated daily radio program, movie production agreements, services agreements, and television pilot development agreements.
  • Representation of national software companies in the negotiation, drafting and execution of licenses, joint development agreements, independent contractor agreements, trademark and copyright registrations, and software purchase agreements.
  • Representation of a start-up company in company in the negotiation, drafting and execution of manufacturing agreements, joint venture agreements, and licenses with national sports leagues. Represented the company in registration of its patents, trademarks and copyrights.
  • Representation of a regional recreational facility in concert promotions, joint promotion agreements, music licensing, trademark and copyright registrations, and software licensing.
  • Representation of a family in the negotiation, drafting and execution of a life rights stories option.

Shreveport

401 EDWARDS ST., SUITE 1000
SHREVEPORT, LA 71101-5529
P: (318) 227-1131
F: (318) 227-1141

New Orleans

1100 POYDRAS, SUITE 2700
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70163
P: (504) 596-6300
F: (504) 596-6301

Baton Rouge

301 MAIN ST., SUITE 2100
BATON ROUGE, LA 70825
P: (225) 490-5000
F: (225) 490-5001

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