Ivana Dukanovic is an associate in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins.
Ms. Dukanovic represents media clients in a variety of complex litigation matters, with a particular concentration on music, entertainment, and copyright issues. She has extensive experience managing large litigation teams, where she takes the lead on case strategy, all aspects of fact and expert discovery, motion practice, and pretrial preparations.
Ivana has significant trial experience and has litigated five different music rights cases in her time as an attorney, including before the Copyright Royalty Board and in arbitration proceedings across the country. Ivana has examined witnesses at trial, prepared opening and closing statements, prepared dozens of witnesses for examination and/or deposition, and drafted significant portions of post-trial briefing.
In addition to representing clients at all stages of litigation, Ivana advises both traditional and new media clients on novel copyright issues, such as the Music Modernization Act (MMA), the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), Section 115 of the Copyright Act, and various music licensing disputes with rights holders.
Ivana maintains an active pro bono practice, focused on representing clients in asylum proceedings.
While in law school, Ivana served on the Executive Board of the Hastings Law Journal and competed as a member of the Moot Court team on copyright-specific issues.