Practice Areas

Counsel to the Creative

Helping You Move Your Project Forward

Whatever stage you’re at, we can help guide your project, your career, or your business.  Click on any of our practice areas to learn more about each, and let us help you get to the next level.

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Entertainment Law / Copyright / Rights Management

So much of what falls under Entertainment Law is rooted in Copyright Law. US Copyright Law protects original works of authorship, fixed in a tangible medium, including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and other intellectual works. Copyright protection is available to both published and unpublished works…


The music industry continues to evolve and navigating the various revenue streams is essential for success. To that end, effective management of the “rights” to the material is critical.  Songwriters, particularly, need to be aware of their options in terms of self-publishing or alignment with a music publishing company…

Film / TV / Video

Any filmmaking adventure, whether it be a sizzle reel or a potential blockbuster, will have the best chance of viability with the proper contracts in place. Involving legal counsel at the outset allows for clarity in development and demonstrates your professional commitment to the project…

Business Law

We help you mind your business by providing general counsel services to creative business and professional companies and other small businesses and start-ups. Our business clients retain our services to handle all of the legal matters that an in-house general counsel would otherwise provide – we are in effect their outside in-house counsel…


We represent writers and publishers in the review, drafting, and negotiating of publishing agreements, as well as screenwriters, playwrights, journalists, and bloggers in the legal aspects of their careers. In the digital world, self-publishing is increasingly accessible, however, with it comes a host of legal issues of which the self-published need be aware…

The Company Counsel

A service of the law firm of Rosemarie Tully, P.C. Here you will find some helpful considerations for business owners, large and small.