MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS LLP
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MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS LLP

MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS LLP

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90064 LOS ANGELES, USA

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Law Firm

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As counsel in Manatt’s Los Angeles office, Mr. Ara focuses his practice on entertainment industry transactions, intellectual property, and entertainment labor and employment matters. Mr. Ara counsels and represents a diverse entertainment and media industry clientele, including financial institutions, feature film studios, television networks, production companies, Internet and mobile-based content producers and distributors, and entertainment-related technology companies. Mr. Ara advises clients at all stages of feature film, television, and new media financing, production and distribution, including high-level talent agreements, development agreements, production legal services, copyrights and trademarks, Hollywood guild agreements, music placement and licensing agreements, and domestic and foreign licensing and distribution. Mr. Ara has provided film finance counsel for multiple independent production companies and producers, including negotiation of agreements for equity investme