KEY PRACTICE AREAS:
Acquisitions | Licensing and Distribution | Marketing and Promotions | Merchandising and Publishing
Directing the team as a partner/founder at Film & Ink, Trisha Gum’s practice revolves around the business and legal affairs for feature film, television, home entertainment and new media industries. Trisha structures, negotiates and drafts acquisition, licensing and distribution agreements, as well as marketing and promotion agreements for feature film, television and new media properties. In addition, Trisha handles agreements in areas such as mobile games and consumer products, including merchandising, publishing and live stage. Adept at rights analysis for television and motion picture derivative productions, including sequels, remakes and live stage, and separated rights analysis, Trisha also advises clients on marketing and advertising issues for theatrical and ancillary markets including matters related to co-promotions, contests and sweepstakes, commercial tie-ins, audio/visual marketing materials, as well as guild and MPAA-related issues. Before founding Film & Ink, Trisha served as in-house counsel for MGM Studios and Screen Actors Guild.
J.D., Seattle University School of Law
B.A., University of Washington