Traditional media like print, audio recordings and film are being replaced by digitization and new social media offerings. As the advertising and publishing industries struggle to adapt to these new communication methods, and disappearing conventional ad revenue, they also struggle to protect and profit from their intellectual property. Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys understand the business and legal issues confronting advertisers and publishers.

Our clients in these industries include:

  • Major publisher of print and electronic phone directories
  • Consumer packaged goods companies
  • Retailers
  • Textiles designers and manufacturers
  • Online search, advertising and publishing corporation

Advertising & Publishing

Experience Highlights

Copyright litigation defense for global music publishing company
Represented global music publishing company against a claim involving alleged violations of authors’ moral rights.
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Copyright litigation for the owner of the rights to the famous Dick and Jane reading primer
Represented the owner of the rights to the famous Dick and Jane reading primer, a Pearson Education subsidiary, in trademark and copyright litigation more
Camafel Building Inspections v. BellSouth Advertising & Publishing (class action in Florida and Georgia federal district and appellate courts)
The firm served as lead counsel and scored a major victory for BellSouth Advertising & Publishing Corporation in a class action filed more
Cooper v. Sony Music Entertainment Inc., et al.
Defended Sony Music Entertainment Inc., So So Def Productions and other defendants in a series of lawsuits asserting copyright infringement and other more

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