Robert is responsible for the intellectual property and entertainment legal matters for many national clients, including record companies, recording artists, filmmakers, authors and creative business clients in a range of industries such as print and broadcast media, retail clothing marketing and other areas. His practice largely involves negotiation of agreements, work with intellectual property protection, clearance and licensing and generally serving as business/legal counsel to numerous creative clients. Robert is also an adjunct professor at the Indiana University School of Law in both Bloomington and Indianapolis, where he has taught since 2002. He has performed music professionally for much of his life and has over 20 years experience in the entertainment industry.
Areas of Practice:
Entertainment, copyright, trademark, right of publicity, privacy, advertising, sweepstakes, and Internet law.
Indiana University School of Law—Bloomington, J.D. (Cum Laude)
Columbia University, Masters of International Affairs
Wabash College (Magna Cum Laude), B.A.
Adjunct Professor, Indiana University School of Law in both Bloomington and Indianapolis (courses include Entertainment Law, Internet Law, Legal Aspects of Independent Filmmaking, Legal Aspects of the Music Industry)
Extensive CLE seminars on entertainment, advertising, Internet and other areas of the law