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Alexandra Jiga

Associate - new york

Experience

Legal Expertise

Ms. Jiga is a transactional associate in the New York office. Her expertise is in entertainment and IP transactions and counseling clients on IP matters.

Representative Matters

  • Draft and review option purchase agreements, life story rights agreements, and other agreements for the acquisition of underlying rights for television, film, web series, live theater, and other exploitation
  • Draft and review development, financing, production-related, license, and distribution agreements for television, film, web series, and live theater
  • Draft and review asset purchase, assignment, quitclaim, and other IP transfer agreements in connection with major IP-based transactions; perform diligence on IP assets
  • Draft and review recording artist agreements, music publishing agreements, public performance licenses, and other music agreements
  • Advise digital music services on rights issues
  • Draft and review software license and reseller agreements
  • Draft and review website terms of use
  • Advise web-based startups on IP issues
  • Draft and review fine art loan and license agreements
  • Draft and review contacts of sale and related documents in connection with purchase and sale of high-end residential real estate; advise clients on transactions
  • Drafted, reviewed, and assisted in renegotiation of cable carriage agreements
  • Drafted and negotiated partnership and media sponsorship agreements with major brands
  • Performed trademark, title, and domain name searches and provided accompanying analysis in connection with new titles, branding, and issues campaigns
  • Registered trademarks

Other Career Experience

  • Law Fellow at WNET New York Public Media
  • Law Clerk to Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, Federal Communications Commission 
  • Judicial Intern to the Honorable Kiyo A. Matsumoto, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

News

Admissions

  • New York

Education

The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2013

The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Quarterly Journal, Staff Editor

University of Michigan, B.A. with Distinction, 2010

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