► Agents and Managers Representation 

Axis represents agents, managers, personal managers, business managers, and other management clients in a variety of legal matters.

Whether it is contract negotiations, entity formation, compliance with California laws and regulations, artist recruitment, consulting, or strategic advice, Axis offers agents, mangers, and other company representatives high-quality legal representation in handling a wide variety of legal issues.

► Agents and Managers Practice Areas

Our Agents and Managers practice spans multiple practice areas, including but not limited to the following:

Entertainment Business Law

Axis represents agents and managers form, set up, and run their businesses while remaining in compliance with California’s regulatory and statutory laws.

  • Business entity setup and formation
  • Legal compliance
  • C Corporations
  • S Corporations
  • LLCs
  • DBAs
  • Entertainment loan-out companies
  • Licensing and Permits
  • California Talent Agency Act Compliance
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  •  Entertainment businesses
  • Entertainment business contracts
  • Partnerships and ventures
  • Celebrity/Influencer ventures


Contracts and Agreements

Axis helps agents and managers negotiate and finalize contracts and agreements with new artists, talents, celebrities, influencers, and others. We assist agents and managers with all aspects of contract negotiations, agency agreements, management agreements, and other contracts.

  • Agency agreements
  • Artist-management agreements
  • Artist-agent agreements
  • Business manager agreements
  • Celebrity management contracts
  • Commission agreements
  • Contract negotiations
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Development agreements
  • Distribution agreements
  • Management agreements
  • Merchandising agreements
  • Personal management agreements
  • Talent agreements
  • Endorsement opportunities
  • Influencer agreement
  • Work-hire agreements
  • +Numerous others


Intellectual Property & Licensing

Axis assists clients with a wide variety of intellectual property and licensing matters, ranging across copyright, trademark, trade secret, licensing, confidentiality, and related matters:

  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Copyrights
  • Copyright Assignments
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Content-Licensing Agreements
  • End-User Agreement
  • Endorsement Deals
  • Intellectual Property Assignment
  • Licensing Contracts
  • Merchandising
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Privacy Policies
  • Records Retention Policies
  • Software Licensing Agreements
  • Sweepstakes & Contests
  • Trademarks
  • Trademark Disputes
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Trademark Registrations
  • Web Hosting Agreements
  • Website Terms & Conditions


Read our Entertainment FAQs

Our FAQs answer the most common issues
in the Entertainment industry.

We have an extensive FAQ Library that covers the most common questions we get from entertainment businesses, as well as FAQs on recent changes in California law affecting entertainment businesses throughout California.

Visit our Entire FAQ Library

Our Recent Projects

We counsel entertainment clients every day
in nearly every practice area.

We have represented a variety of entertainment clients in numerous industries across multiple disciplines and practice matters. Here are some of the highlights.


► Our Latest Charitable Giving Projects

Did you know that our clients’ legal dollars are hard at work giving back to the community? Axis is a significant donor and supporter of a multitude of charitable giving projects in the Los Angeles, California community as well as nationwide, donating a portion of legal fees to a variety of underserved needs and causes. Check out at our latest charitable giving projects below, and know that in supporting Axis, you are helping us improve hundreds of lives.