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Peter Brooks

Peter Brooks

Attorney at Law

New York
New York
Licensed in
NY, IN, MA
Benjamin N. Cardozo
School of Law, Yeshiva
University
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About
Business & legal affairs attorney in digital/traditional media, feature film, television, video game, content and consumer product licensing, book publishing, fashion and, generally, the entertainment industries. Expertise in transactional, corporate, copyright and trademark law. Top tier law firm and in house experience.
28
Years
experience

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Practice Areas

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5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
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out of 1 reviews
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Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Peter knows copyright law and how to fashion an IP agreement with many moving parts. - A.J. Hungerford, attorney representing businesses and professionals in Maine and Massachusetts."

Acquitision of rights to book to make a movie from Casper Weinberg estate..
Posted on Jul 10, 2015

Work History

Peter L. Brooks, Esq.

Lawyer and Of Counsel

Oct 2006 - Present

Business & legal affairs attorney. Practice concentration is start up and early stage companies, generally, and in digital/traditional media, feature film, video game, content and consumer product licensing, book publishing, fashion and, generally, the entertainment industries. Transactions and negotiations, corporate, copyright and trademark law.

Oct 2006 - Present

Fierst, Kane & Bloomberg

Of Counsel

Apr 2005 - Sep 2006

Represented leading video game developers, underlying rights owners/producers of television & movie properties, including blockbuster properties such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Conan the Barbarian. Structured, negotiated and drafted movie, television, website, video game, consumer product licensing and book publishing deals. Prosecuted trademarks.

Apr 2005 - Sep 2006

Classic Media

Vice President/Of Counsel

Sep 2001 - Jul 2004

Managed day-to-day B&LA relations with major third-party partners representing some of the greatest family/children’s entertainment and book properties of all time, such as Lassie, Pat the Bunny and Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Did grant of rights, license, production and distribution deals for film, tv series, home video, books, etc.

Sep 2001 - Jul 2004

Golden Books Family Entertainment, Inc.

Senior Director

Apr 1998 - Aug 2001

Managed day-to-day B&LA relations with major third-party partners representing some of the greatest family/children’s entertainment and book properties of all time, such as Lassie, Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Underdog. Did grant of rights, license, production and distribution deals for film, tv series, home video, books, etc., including technoeducation website development deal.

Apr 1998 - Aug 2001

Peter L. Brooks, Esq.

Lawyer & Of Counsel

Sep 1988 - Apr 1998

Litigation & transactional counsel for corporations & private practice clients as an outsourced and Of Counsel legal professional, including Gaston & Snow, NBC, Broadway Video, Golden Books Family Entertainment, Great Brands of Europe and various independent feature film companies.

Sep 1988 - Apr 1998

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