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John M. Gatti

John M. Gatti

Partner, Entertainment Litigation, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

John M. Gatti is a partner in the firm's entertainment litigation practice and resident in the Los Angeles office. His practice includes 31 years of litigation and trial experience in state, federal and bankruptcy courts as well as representing individuals and corporations in complex business and commercial lawsuits. John has trial experience across a variety of industries, with a specific emphasis in the entertainment, media and sports industries.

John’s experience in the entertainment, media, sports, Internet and gaming industries includes representation of studios, television networks, film financers, talent, gaming and sports entities, and independent entertainment production companies. These representations include actions for breach of contract; unfair competition; copyright and trademark infringement; profit participation claims; idea submission claims; and media torts, including defamation, invasion of privacy, right to publicity and use of celebrity name and likeness in all media, including the Internet.

John has been repeatedly named one of the Top 100 Influential Attorneys in Entertainment by The Hollywood Reporter and recognized as a Super Lawyer.

Music Litigation Update

10/15/21, 7:00 PM

From the recording studio to SDKs to virtual worlds and NFTs, litigants and courts are delving more deeply and broadly into novel applications of copyright at the intersection of music and technology. This panel of established litigators will distill recent developments in music litigations, and discuss risk assessment and enforcement strategies in this dynamic and evolving music ecosystem.