CONCORD, NH — Jon M. Garon, an attorney of counsel at Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell, was recently published in the Journal of Intellectual Property Rights in the September 2012 issue. Attorney Garon, who is the director of the Law & Informatics Institute, and professor of law at Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University, wrote on The Heart of the Deal: Intellectual Property Aspects in the Law and Business of Entertainment.
The introduction to the paper reads:
In the globalized media marketplace, intellectual property rights of copyright, trademark, trade secret and identity interests remain the critical building-blocks of property interests and business structures. At the same time, traditional media categories are blurring as projects are increasingly created as transmedia social audience engagement platforms. This article introduces the primary intellectual property regimes necessary for the entertainment business and illustrates how traditional contractual relations among the key industry participants have evolved in the digitized global environment.
The paper is available for reading at this link.
Jon Garon works closely with entertainment and business clients to develop and expand opportunities using the Internet and electronic commerce. He regularly provides financing, production and distribution counseling for independent filmmakers, musicians, artists and entrepreneurs. He assists business clients with technology, privacy and security compliance, intellectual property protection, licensing arrangements, employment agreements, strategic business development, and general corporate matters.
Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell, PC, is a leading business and litigation law firm, located in Concord, New Hampshire.