SAVUR & PELLECCHIA LLP
BUSINESS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW
Rob Pellecchia focuses on matters in the areas of transactional intellectual property, new media and corporate law. He represents a vast array of clients including film and television production companies, literary agencies, recording artists, writers, directors, visual artists, record labels, public relations firms, and fashion designers. Prior to founding Savur & Pellecchia LLP, Rob practiced as an associate of Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC, where he acted as production counsel on both independent and studio films, and advised clients including television networks, production companies, actors, directors, and independent producers. Rob started his legal career in-house at the business affairs department of Focus Features, where he handled the international licensing and distribution of films, negotiated motion picture sales and distribution agreements and attended and participated in major international filmmarkets and festivals, including Cannes and AFM. Rob received a J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law with a concentration in intellectual property law. While at Cardozo, he served as the Business Editor of the Cardozo Public Law, Policy and Ethics Journal. Rob is admitted to the bar in the state of New York.
David A. Bondy is a New York City transactional lawyer with over 10 years of experience providing legal and business advice. His clients include individuals and companies in fashion, music, website and software development, television production, advertising / pr / branding, interior design, aerial photography, and jewelry design, among other industries. David is a veteran of several of the top firms in New York City, including Proskauer Rose, Moses & Singer, and Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard. He has trained as a corporate lawyer, working on a wide variety of matters, including mergers and financings, and as an intellectual property lawyer, negotiating and drafting licenses in the entertainment, publishing and digital arenas, and providing copyright advice to one of the world's leading publishing companies. Prior to practicing law, David worked for 13 years at International Creative Management (ICM) in the classical music, motion picture, theatre, television, literary, commercials and business affairs departments. A recovering professional musician, David lives in Brooklyn with his family and piano.
Alex Threadgold's music and entertainment law practice draws on twelve years of experience in the field. Prior to becoming an attorney, Alex worked in the areas of retail, booking, production, A&R, management and more. Alex brings this business context to bear when advising clients who are making legal decisions relating to music, entertainment and intellectual property. He has worked in a legal capacity at VP Records, Selverne, Mandelbaum and Mintz, LLP, EMI Music North America, and V2 Records. Alex's clients include record companies, distributors, producers, recording artists, songwriters, designers, and authors, creators and entrepreneurs of every stripe. He earned his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 2006 where he was Co-President of the Entertainment Law Society, as well as being a recipient of the Jerome Prince Fellowship and the Charles Ortner Entertainment Law Prize.
Jonathan Lyons practices primarily in the area of literary and intellectual property law. He has over ten years experience handling a variety of publishing and copyright related transactions on behalf of individuals and corporations, with an emphasis on print and digital publishing. His clients include authors, publishers, magazines, literary agents, distributors, and artists, among other publishing industry businesses and professionals. Jonathan is also president of Lyons Literary LLC, a full service literary agency in New York, where he represents writers in a variety of genres as a literary agent. Jonathan regularly gives lectures and participates in panels regarding publishing law. Recent speaking engagements include at the Copyright Clearance Center's On Copyright 2012 Conference, the NYSBA Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law 2012 panel "New Models of Publishing", and the 2012 Self-Publishing Expo. Jonathan earned his law degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2001, and his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis. He is admitted to the bar of New York.