BUSINESS & LEGAL
RICHARD ROSENTHAL, Production Attorney
Richard Rosenthal has been practicing law for over 22 years and currently maintains an entertainment transactional and litigation practice in Los Angeles. He represents independent producers, writers, actors, directors and managers, both in ﬁlm and television and also handles publishing, theater, and animation clients. He has served as production counsel for many ﬁlms and has negotiated acquisition agreements and distribution deals with major studios and distributors and P&A deals for independent ﬁlms.
POLLIE GAUSCH, Trademark & Licensing Attorney
Pollie Gautsch created G&&A Legal, a firm with a specialty niche of trademarks because of the importance of the protection of intellectual property. Trademarks are significant assets for the companies that own and use them. G&&A Legal has the infrastructure necessary to cope with the critically important deadlines involved in a trademark registration practice. Pollie Gautsch offers much more than the typical lawyer, she delivers sound legal counsel and in-depth expertise in intellectual property law.
Ms. Gautsch is a California licensed attorney with extensive experience in corporate legal work. She began her career as a trademark specialist at an international intellectual property law firm and transitioned into Akkadix Corporation, a La Jolla based agricultural biotech company as a Corporate Counsel specializing in intellectual property, employment and corporate governance. Ms Gautsch continued her career advancements by becoming a Senior Corporate Counsel for The Upper Deck Company, LLC, a large sports and entertainment publishing company.
As Senior Corporate Counsel, she headed the company’s fraud investigation team protecting valuable brands; managed the intellectual property group, handling the company’s over 2,500 trademarks and its large patent and copyright portfolio. Additional she also negotiated and drafted license agreements with licensors including Disney, Nickelodeon, Marvel and DC Comics, and advised all departments of the company with their legal needs including human resources, executive, operations, facilities, manufacturing, purchasing, finance, travel, and sports and entertainment licensing.
She is a member of the California and San Diego Bar Associations, International Trademark Association, The Lawyers Club, and the American Corporate Counsel Association.