Attorney Bolger practices intellectual property law to protect the creative works of artists and advertising of businesses, and practice Constitutional law to safeguard artists’ right to freedom of expression.
Attorney Bolger interested in representing authors, freelance journalists, professional writers, producers, directors, actors, composers, musicians, artists, visual artists, photographers, models, galleries, publishers, printing companies, film makers, production companies, theater companies, video stream companies, advertising agencies, public relations firms, graphic design firms, interactive multimedia, and venues with live stage performances.
1. Established Writers, Artists, Directors, and Producers:
Attorney Bolger provides Entertainment Law representation for established authors and other artists who have an agent or publisher, including: legal representation during negotiations with publishers; alternative dispute resolution including representation during mediation and arbitration; contract drafting, review, and negotiations; use of intellectual property law, including copyright, trademarks and trade secret law to protect client’s interests in intellectual property; and grant proposal and book proposal assistance for literary projects, film and art projects, research, and nonprofit organizations projects.
2. New Writers, Artists, Directors, and Producers:
Attorney Bolger provides the above services for non-yet published writers and artists as well. Such creative people are typically interested in various legal services and may be interested in finding an agent for their work.
3. Agency Representation of Creative Persons and their Work:
Alternatively, you may want John M. Bolger to represent your work. Such representations are handled outside the auspices of this law firm, and usually follow the rules established by "The Association of Artists' Representatives." If you’d like to submit a manuscript to a literary agency, just visit: www.middlewestliterary.com, or if you're interested in film, please visit www.oceansoundpictures.com.
Please note: a person represented by Middle West Literary Agency, LLC for an artistic work is not a client of Bolger Legal Group, LLC, and vice versa, unless express invitations from both organizations establishing these relationships have been signed.