From songs to software and beyond, we solve copyright problems of every dimension.

We bring specialized experience litigating and counseling on copyright matters, assisting clients with the complex legal and business challenges that arise from the intersection of digital technologies and the US and international copyright regimes.

Our Copyright Litigation & Counseling team offers a unique and cross-disciplinary practice and works with a range of clients — from startups to the world’s leading technology companies — on copyright matters that run the gamut from a quick phone call to talk through a product design question, to developing a commercial strategy for compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, to litigating infringement cases in federal court and rate-setting matters in federal agencies, to negotiating “business critical” content licenses. We also provide strategic counseling for companies in the music and digital media space, including with regard to structuring business models, rights clearance strategy, content catalogue build-out, data/financial reporting, and user acquisition/retention.

Latham brings exceptional copyright experience. Latham’s copyright team includes renowned trial and transactional lawyers, thought leaders widely recognized for their creative legal strategies for resolving cutting-edge cases and negotiating first-of-their-kind deals, and includes a former General Counsel of the US Copyright Office.

Whether litigating in federal court, advising on compliance with complex legal regimes, or consulting on novel policy questions, Latham solves copyright problems of every dimension.
Gass, Andrew
May 22, 2024 Recognition

2024 Top Intellectual Property Lawyers: Andrew Gass

Andy Gass recognized on prestigious list of top IP lawyers in California for his recent accomplishments in the past year across the digital music industry, copyright law, and antitrust law.

February 16, 2024 Recognition

Litigator of the Week Runners-Up and Shout Outs — Telefónica and OpenAI

Two Latham teams were recognized for getting a summary judgment win for multinational telecom company Telefónica in a busted deal suit involving the client’s operations in Costa Rica, and for securing an important early win for OpenAI in a proposed copyright class action brought by Sarah Silverman and other authors.