Bobby Rosenbloum - Greenberg Traurig LLP

Bobby Rosenbloum

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005
Phone: 678-553-2250

Areas of Concentration
  • Negotiation of complex content agreements with record companies, music publishing companies, music publishing rights organizations, motion picture studios, television networks, and various independent content providers and aggregators, and related strategic counseling (including with respect to electronic sell-through, subscription, streaming, ad-supported, mobile and other cutting-edge business models)
  • Negotiation of all varieties of agreements with musical composition performance rights organizations (e.g., ASCAP, BMI, SESAC) and mechanical licensing organizations (e.g., The Harry Fox Agency) as well as the coordination of related international rights clearance strategies with foreign rights holders and collectives
  • Advising clients with respect to all aspects of new media business models, including negotiation strategy, legal exposure and risk avoidance, as well as comprehensive strategic counseling and consulting
  • Representation of record artists, songwriters, and music producers in all areas including record agreements, publishing agreements, producer agreements, and other new media agreements
  • Negotiation of sponsorship, endorsement and license agreements in the entertainment sector
  • Copyright counseling and guidance in the digital media space, including analysis of complex rights licensing issues associated with cutting-edge business models
  • General intellectual property counseling and prosecution (including copyright, trademark and unfair competition), with a particular focus on businesses operating in the entertainment and media space
  • Representation of recording artists, producers, record labels, and other entities in connection with typical music industry transactions and agreements
  • Trademark and unfair competition counseling, prosecution and litigation strategy
  • Copyright counseling, prosecution and litigation
  • Internet web site and software development agreements
  • Counseling regarding overall new media strategies

Duke UniversityBA 1991Harvard Law SchoolJ.D. 1994
American Bar AssociationNational Academy of Recording Arts & SciencesThe Recording Academy

Case History

Significant Representations
  • Primary counsel to dozens of digital media companies and service providers in the online and mobile space in connection with all aspects of their activities in the entertainment industry.
  • Primary intellectual property counsel to dozens of recording artists, record companies and film companies in connection with general intellectual property matters, including trademark counseling and prosecution, copyright protection and due diligence matters.
  • Prepared and negotiated recording artist agreements, producer agreements and other music industry agreements on behalf of internationally recognized artists and record labels.
  • Prepared and negotiated a wide variety of intellectual property licensing and merchandising agreements in the entertainment, software and technology fields.
  • Served as Deputy General Counsel of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, and Legal Counsel of the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, overviewing all entertainment, transactional and intellectual property matters.
  • Represented the Estate of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in nationally followed copyright litigation against major broadcasting company regarding infringement of Dr. King's copyright in the historic "I Have a Dream" speech

Client Comments

"I have worked with U.S. lawyers for the past 20 years. Bobby Rosenbloum is the most reliable and accurate professional I have ever dealt with. He is a great analyst and great negotiator. He is aggressive, focused and goal oriented."

"Bobby Rosenbloum excels at every single expectation anyone can have. He is very serious, professional, and ethics are his motto."

"Bobby Rosenbloum is the "go-to" digital music expert for anyone who knows the digital music industry well. No one else has his mix of experience, deep legal knowledge, and practical business advice."

Office Location

Terminus 200, Suite 2500
3333 Piedmont Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Entertainment Law - Music of the Atlanta Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television of the Atlanta Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Entertainment Law - Music of the Atlanta Metro Area
Bobby Rosenbloum has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Bobby Rosenbloum has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!Bobby Rosenbloum has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Copyright Law
Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television
Entertainment Law - Music
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Trademark Law