Kurt R. Klaus

Phone: 202-981-5538

Fax: 855-226-8791

Email: kklaus@dbllawyers.com

Office: Washington DC

Practice Areas
  • Media/Entertainment Law – Audiovisual (TV, Film, Digital, Web-based) & Music
  • Entertainment Representation Matters (Agents and Managers)
  • Media/Entertainment Content Production, Financing, and Distribution
  • Copyrights
  • Trademarks
  • Corporations (Profit & Nonprofit)
  • Contracts
  • Influencers
  • FTC Compliance – Influencers & Native Advertising

Kurt R. Klaus

Partner
Bio
Kurt R. Klaus, Esq., is a media/entertainment business and legal affairs attorney – backed by years of in-house, law firm, and Of Counsel experience. Acknowledging that media is ever changing- Kurt believes it is a privilege to work on media/entertainment matters that bring new challenges at a rapid pace- viewing these as means to learn, lead, and grow and thus opportunities to help clients advance their endeavors at a timely pace.
Kurt provides business and legal counsel mirroring the needs of emerging and conventional media/content landscapes. He designs, implements, and supports legal frameworks for digital and conventional media content and related asset development, creation, production, distribution, and exploitation. He supports legal aspects of neighboring marketing and social media functions and partnerships including influencer engagements. Kurt uses a proactive approach to identify and implement collaborative and often cross-functional solutions and risk mitigation options. He simultaneously supports senior executives and multiple other stakeholders across a variety of matters.
Education
  • J.D. Law, University of Tennessee – Knoxville
  • M.S. Communications / Advertising, University of Tennessee – Knoxville (Thesis: Account Planning In Advertising Agency Management: One Rejoinder To Dynamics Which Exist Among Second- And First-Order Consumers Of Advertising.)
  • B.S. Recording Industry Management, Middle Tennessee State University – Murfreesboro
Admissions
  • New York
  • Tennessee
  • Connecticut
  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia
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