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.