Stephen F. Moeller

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With over 30 years of experience dealing with entertainment litigation and intellectual property matters, Stephen F. Moeller specializes in representing clients in the television and motion picture industries, music producers and other artists.

Working across the entertainment business, Stephen has advised producers, artists, production companies, musicians, writers, talent agencies, distributors, and other entities. With comprehensive experience in negotiations, arbitrations, lawsuits and trials, Stephen’s specialties include personal service contracts, profit participations, copyrights, trademarks, talent guild disputes, distribution rights, and other clearance and intellectual property issues.

Though Stephen’s main specialty is in the entertainment arena, he also provides his expertise in general business litigation matters.

AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Litigation Group
  • Entertainment Group
  • Intellectual Property Group

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Entertainment Litigation
  • Copyrights
  • Trademarks
  • Talent Guild Disputes
  • Arbitrations
  • Business Litigation

BAR ADMISSIONS:

  • California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California

EDUCATION:

  • Harvard Law School – J.D.
  • Honors: Cum Laude
  • Harvard University – M.A.
  • University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois – B.A.
  • Honors: Magna Cum Laude

PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Entertainment and Intellectual Property Section – Member
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association – Member
  • Los Angeles Copyright Society – Member
  • Simon Wiesenthal Center - General Counsel and Corporate Secretary to Board of Directors