Boughton Law’s Entertainment Law Practice Group advises both Canadian and American clients on a broad spectrum of entertainment-related legal matters. As a West Coast firm, our lawyers can offer unique insights into the opportunities and challenges faced by those in British Columbia’s diverse entert

Entertainment law spans multiple legal disciplines. Boughton Law’s entertainment lawyers have expertise in the areas of:

  • Production legal and business affairs
  • Contract law and negotiation
  • Production and Errors and Omissions Insurance
  • Music rights and royalties
  • Publicity and privacy rights
  • Guild, employment, and labour issues
  • General corporate legal issues
  • Production Financing and tax credits
  • International Co-Productions and CRTC Co-Ventures
  • Intellectual property and copyright issues
  • Publishing and distribution matters
  • Marketing, advertising, promotion, and publicity matters

We provide counsel to animation and live action producers, studios, as well as directors, writers and on-camera talent, artists, and companies involved in all areas of the entertainment industry, including film, radio, television, music, and publishing.

Boughton Law is a part of Meritas®, a global alliance of independent, full service law firms. With access to firms operating in over 230 markets worldwide, we can draw upon the expertise of trusted foreign legal advisors and even provide referrals if needed.

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