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Cydney A. Tune
Ms. Tune leads the firm's Copyrights practice section and Media & Entertainment industry team. She represents and advises clients in a variety of intellectual property issues, including copyrights and trademarks, as well as in a broad array of entertainment, licensing and e-commerce matters. She represents clients in connection with music, video, multi-media, publishing and other entertainment projects. Her practice also includes the full range of copyright and trademark protection, including counseling, strategic planning, clearances, prosecution, and extensive policing and enforcement, both in the U.S. and abroad. Ms. Tune has extensive experience in complex litigation including cases involving unfair competition, unfair business practices, product liability, franchise terminations, breach of contract, antitrust, a variety of business torts, securities, class actions and multi-district litigation. Ms. Tune represents a variety of clients, including virtual worlds service providers, social networking websites, Internet companies and other companies that conduct business online, broadcasters, associations and gaming companies, among others.
Ms. Tune is a frequent lecturer and publisher on a variety of copyright and IP topics. She sits on the editorial board of the International Entertainment Law Journal, and is on the Advisory Board of Copyright World and Internet Law & Strategy, among others. Ms. Tune is also a member of the IP Section Executive Committee and Chair of the Copyright Committee for the State Bar of California. Additionally, she sits on the Governing Board and is Chair of the Merchandising and Licensing division of the ABA Forum on the Entertainment and Sport Industries.
- Best Lawyers in America, Entertainment Law – Music, Media Law (2010-2013)
- Top California IP Attorneys, Daily Journal (2008, 2010)