Did you know that famous cases involving the original Superman comic books and classic works by John Steinbeck can have serious implications for your clients, particularly if you represent artists, writers, musicians, architects or even engineers? Experienced intellectual property litigator Peter Afrasiabi provides the key guidance that you need to know about how copyright operates when estates are transferred, including that previously assigned copyrights can be recovered by authors or heirs, transfer of copyright through a trust is not protected and copyrighted works are assets that may be worth large sums of money to heirs of the creator.
Peter Afrasiabi, Founding Partner, One, LLP, Newport Beach, CA
Peter Afrasiabi is a founding partner at One, LLP, and focuses his practice on copyright, patent, trademark and entertainment litigation. In addition, Peter is a professor and the Director of the Appellate Clinic at University of California, Irvine School of Law. Peter graduated from University of California, Los Angeles and University of Southern California Gould School of Law.