KEY PRACTICE AREAS:
Copyright and Intellectual Property | Acquisitions | Licensing and Distribution | Right of Publicity
Steve Vaughan’s practice spans the feature film, television and new media industries where he specializes in complex and intellectual property rights analysis and negotiating and drafting a wide variety of agreements, including rights acquisitions, talent agreements and distribution agreements. Steve also advises clients on marketing and advertising issues relating to the exploitation of television and feature film properties. Prior to joining Film & Ink, as an attorney for Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges, LLP, Steve litigated copyright and trademark cases for Fortune 500 companies and also represented entertainment industry clients in disputes involving profit participations, feature film distribution, the right of publicity, personal services agreements, and rights and obligations under guild agreements.
J.D., University of Southern California Gould School of Law
B.A., University of California Los Angeles