Law Offices of Michael R. Shapiro, A Professional Corporation, located in Los Angeles, California. Admitted to practice in California, Washington DC and London (Consultant in American Law). Primary areas of focus are Entertainment, Communications and New Media. Since 1990, firm has been intimately involved in negotiating 15 Purchase and Sale agreements for publishing, writers and master rights. These transactions have spanned sales from 1 million to 25 million dollars. Presently represent four “A” music catalogs that are being offered for sale.
Consults to NORSE CORPORATION, Norse is the global leader in live attack intelligence. Norse delivers continuously updated and unique Internet and darknet intel that helps organizations detect and block attacks that other systems miss.
Consults to BID4SPOTS.COM, the leading online advertising agency that allows advertisers to acquire air-time at dramatically reduced rates.
EXPERT WITNESS – Qualified as an expert witness in both Federal and State on issues of copyright, i.p. valuation, and unfair competition issues. Has also rendered expert evaluation in non-litigation matters where value of i.p. is in issue, 2002 - 2013
Primary through High School ‑ Los Angeles City School System
B.A. Degree ‑ UCLA
J.D. Degree ‑ USC
Student Body President
Admitted as Attorney in California, US SUPREME COURT, DC CIRCUIT,
FEDERAL COURTS IN CALIFORNIA, ALABAMA, HAWAII, Member British Law Society (as a Consultant in American Law)
ARTISTS REPRESENTED IN VARIOUS CAPACITIES SINCE 1970:
Sniff N The Tears
Mama Cass Elliot
Tears for Fears
Noel Redding (Jimi Hendrix Experience)
Mick Taylor (Rolling Stones)
Carnie & Wendy Wilson (Wilson Phillips)
MARTIAL ARTS-BLACK BELT IN TAE-KWON-DO