creative|legal offers clients a one stop legal service.

creative|legal offers arts, entertainment and creative industry legal services around Australia from offices in Perth and Melbourne.

creative|legal also offers clients a one stop legal service as it has strong relationships with a variety of firms and lawyers who provide legal services in other areas, such as formal litigation and property.

creative|legal’s specialist creative industries services fall under four main headings:

Intellectual property

copyright, designs and trademarks

Written contracts

drafting, review and deal negotiation

Business structuring

new business set ups and transitions

Commercial advice

business operations, staff employment

Examples of the types of legal services creative|legal provides include:

  • Copyright protection

    for concepts, projects and innovation

  • Trademark protection

    applications, licensing and disputes

  • Music deals

    label recording, licensing, publishing, releases

  • 'Chain of title'

    film/TV contracts and chain of title clearances

  • Management

    artist, band and repertoire management deals

  • Film financing

    Development and production investor terms

  • Visual artists

    artist-gallery contracts, disputes, moral rights

  • Film/TV synchs

    music clearance and placement in film/TV

  • Business set up

    Partnerships and shareholders agreements

  • Online business

    terms of use, privacy policies, terms of sale

  • Start-ups

    MOU's, Heads of Agreement and NDA agreements

  • Social enterprise

    Not-for-profit status and DGR applications