We teach and advise clients about their intellectual property rights, including copyrights, trademarks, patents, and trade secrets. We draft and negotiate a wide variety of entertainment industry contracts, from recording and publishing deals to artist management agreements to film investment agreements. We research, file, and defend trademark registrations. We prosecute patents for inventors. We represents clients in litigation matters, including copyright infringement, trademark infringement, breach of publicity rights, and breach of contract.
Attorney Beth B. Moore’s rate is currently $350/hour. Other team members at Vivid IP & Entertainment have varying rates, from our paralegal John to our founding member Marcy. For transactional work and hourly consulting, we offer flat fees to make the engagement process as easy and transparent as possible. Other matters will require a general retainer, against which the value of our services is applied. Litigation matters require the client to pay a non-refundable engagement fee, cover the cost of expenses, and pay the firm a contingency of any settlement or damages award.
We offer a free twenty minute phone introduction so we can learn more about the nature of your legal inquiry, which allows us to prepare a personalized estimate. Call us anytime, or you can schedule a time online for us to call you.
Yes, we require prepayment of the quote in full before services can begin.
No problem, we keep detailed time sheets and will refund any portion of your prepaid fee which was not used.
Our clients’ names are strictly confidential, as required by legal ethics rules; however, we represent a wide variety of songwriters, recording artists, record labels, publishing companies, licensing companies, recording studios, film and television producers, actors, reality tv contestants, scriptwriters, talent and modeling agencies, public relations agencies, authors, video game developers, web developers, and many other types of professionals in the creative arts industries.
No, we can only service clients who secure their own opportunities and business relationships. “Shopping” is part of the sales process, not the legal process.
No, labels and studios do not accept unsolicited material, regardless of who sends it. We do not shop materials.
Yes, there are some things we may be able to do to help remedy a breach of contract issue prior to you filing a lawsuit. Please call to inquire.
Vivid IP & Entertainment d/b/a Sperry IP Law offers litigation services to clients with matters relating to theft or misuse of intellectual property, breach of contract, and other civil matters. Please call to inquire.
Yes, our communication will be kept strictly confidential, regardless of whether you hire us. We will never disclose to anyone the content of our conversation or even the fact that we had a conversation.
"Beth Moore helped me navigate a screenplay purchase contract and made sure I wasn't taken advantage of. Her attention to detail and going above and beyond were greatly appreciated. I look forward to working with her again. Highly recommended."
"Indeed a must hire. Ms. Moore provided my company with the utmost direct, honest and professional advising that sent me into my business dealings with the confidence that I needed to be successful on our film project. I am a forever client."
"For her skill, talent, and influence within the entertainment industry, Beth is unquestionably affordable for any serious artist or professional. Whether an aspiring musician or a seasoned film industry specialist, Beth Moore should be the first and only resource for expert legal counsel."
"Beth B Moore cares for her clients and has their best interest in mind. She will help you succeed and counsel you of any traps that you may encounter in the music industry that could save you time and money! What else could you ask for? Two thumbs way up!!"
"Beth Moore is a great attorney. She took the time to talk to me and give me genuine advice that was not rushed or pre-written. Highly recommend!"