Protecting our clients as they create, sell, license or use content

Why Cooley

Regularly work with clients of all sizes in negotiating and drafting agreements for the creation, licensing and acquisition or sale of content across all platforms

Counsel clients on fair use, video and music licensing and other copyright issues, issues of preemption, and overlap with trademark, trade dress, design patent and right of publicity matters

Track record of success in notable copyright cases, in both trial and appellate courts, dealing with novel constitutional and jurisdictional issues

Well-versed in cutting-edge issues affecting copyrights and statutes involving digital media and ecommerce, including DMCA

Routinely engage in counseling and prepublication review of editorial and advertising content on virtually every media platform

Our attorneys regularly speak and publish on copyright issues

Experience advocating for clients before Congress on legislative and policy-related matters, as well as registering works at the US Copyright Office

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Winning performances in high-stakes, high-dollar trials make Cooley an undeniable IP litigation powerhouse.

The Recorder (ALM)


  • BTI Consulting: “IP Litigation Powerhouse,” Top 5 Law Firm for Client Service and Value
  • Chambers USA, UK: Intellectual Property
  • Law360: Litigation Powerhouse
  • Legal 500: Intellectual Property
  • Managing IP: Trademark and Copyright "IP Star"

IP Star: Highly Recommended for Copyright.

Managing IP

Efficient, practical and results-focused team.

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