Ted F. Gerdes

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  • 8950 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 382, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
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Author: Errors & Omission Insurance chapter "Counseling Providers in a Digital Age: A Handbook for Lawyers", 2010, Editors Kathleen Conkey, Esq., Elissa D. Hecker Esq., Pamela C. Jones; "The Unbearable Likeness of Being: Recent Court Decisions Highlight the Tension Between Entrepreneurs' First Amendment Rights and Celebrities' Rights of Publicity", Vol. 25, No. 3, Los Angeles Lawyer, May 2002; "Legal Tips for Interactive Multimedia Producers," Vol. 17, No. 13, Los Angeles Lawyer, May 1994; "Special Problems of Docudramas: No Short Cuts in the Clearance Process," Vol. 13, No. 2, Los Angeles Lawyer, April, 1990; "The Legal Do's and Don'ts of Producing for Interactive Technology," Billboard, August 7, 1993; Associate Editor, California Western School of Law International Law Journal, 1979-1980. Member, Editorial Board, Los Angeles Lawyer (Special Editor, Entertainment Law, Chair, 1989-1990).

Areas of Practice (15)

  • Trademarks
  • Titles
  • E and O Insurance
  • Internet
  • Personal Rights (Privacy and Publicity)
  • Transformational Entertainment
  • Clearance/Vetting
  • Non-Fiction Works -Documentaries, Docudramas & Life Stories
  • Non-Fiction -Memoirs & Biographies
  • Non-Fiction -Internet Sites & Blogs
  • Copyright -Fair Use, Parody, Public Domain
  • Copyright -Chain of Title, Due Diligence and Asset Management
  • Copyright -Transactions and Recording
  • Copyright -Copyright Comparisons
  • Personal Rights -Privacy and Publicity

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
310-341-2430  Phone
310-746-5745  Phone
310-858-6703  Fax
University Attended:
State University of New York at Oswego, B.A., Music, 1974
Law School Attended:
California Western School of Law, J.D., 1980
Year of First Admission:
1981, California
Los Angeles County Bar Association (Chair, Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Sections, 1991-1992), Beverly Hills Bar Association and American Bar Association; State Bar of California; Los Angeles Copyright Society (Board of Trustees, 2006-2008); National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.
Birth Information:
Glen Ridge, New Jersey

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