areas of expertise
Alycia S. Tulloch is an associate in the Litigation Group, focusing on entertainment and intellectual property disputes.
Ms. Tulloch represents corporate and individual clients in a wide range of industries including technology and music. She has extensive experience in complex civil litigation, and has trained at city, state, and national levels on trial skills and strategic case development. Ms. Tulloch also has extensive experience in the entertainment industry, previously serving as the Director of the Women of Color Initiative Project where she worked directly with individuals and organizations in entertainment, media, and technology to organize community outreach events. Lawyers of Color included Ms. Tulloch in their 2023 "Hot List" for her noteworthy accomplishments and involvement in diversity initiatives.
Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Ms. Tulloch was a litigator with a large law firm, and a Litigation Fellow with the Eviction Defense Collaborative, the only legal services organization in San Francisco solely focused on eviction protection and the lead organization of the Tenant Right to Counsel program in the Bay Area. Over the course of her career, Ms. Tulloch has represented clients in a broad range of legal issues, including complex commercial litigation, employment disputes, and intellectual property disputes. She has also defended clients facing criminal charges, including white-collar crimes and other serious offenses.
Ms. Tulloch is passionate about providing pro bono representation to indigent clients and has represented clients ranging from asylum seekers to nonprofit organizations in immigration, intellectual property, and housing law matters.
Additionally, Ms. Tulloch is a frequent contributor to IP and Media Law Updates, a Frankfurt Kurnit blog covering media, entertainment, and IP developments, and has written several articles including Copyright Office Ruling Exposes Artificial Intelligence and NFT Issues, Copyright Office Sued For Refusing To Register AI-Made Work, and AI-Generated Rapper, FN Meka, Inks Major Record Label Deal.
Ms. Tulloch is admitted to practice in California, Washington, D.C., the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, and the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
awards & recognition
Lawyers of Color: Hot List 2023
University of California, Berkeley School of Law (J.D.)
-Editor-in-Chief, Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law
-Senior Articles Editor, Berkeley Journal of African-American Law and Policy
-Student Attorney, Policy Advocacy Clinic
-Student Attorney, Education Defense and Justice for Youth Clinic (EBCLC)
Georgia State University (B.A., Psychology, summa cum laude)
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
Past Speaking Engagements
Under the Influence: Employment Law Considerations Influencing Influencer Agreements Part 2
Jesse Klinger, Khasim Lockhart, Wendy Stryker, and Alycia S. Tulloch discuss some of the major employment law issues to be aware of when engaging Influencers for projects in New York and California. Read more.
April 20 2023
UCLA School of Law Entertainment Law Association Speed Networking Event
Alycia S. Tulloch is a participating attorney in the Entertainment Law Association’s Speed Networking event at UCLA School of Law.
April 6 2023
APR Global Campus Webinar: AI Art in Advertising
December 6 2022
Diverse Representation: Southern University Law Center at Frankfurt Kurnit LA
Alycia S. Tulloch moderates the panel, “Diverse Representation: Southern University Law Center at Frankfurt Kurnit LA.” Tiffany Caterina, Scott Goldman, and Andrew Hurwitz serve as panelists. The panel introduces a select number of students to career paths in the legal entertainment industry. More information about the program here.
July 26 2022
Lawline: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Summit
Khasim Lockhart and Alycia S. Tulloch present, “Inclusive Onboarding for the Legal Workplace” during Lawline’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Summit entitled "Access to the Legal Profession: How Law Firms Can Break Down Barriers to the Pipeline." Read more.
May 2 2022
Walking the Talk on DEI: Reviews, Promotions, and Retention
In continuation of its Walking the Talk on DEI series, Frankfurt Kurnit’s Employment Compliance, Training & Litigation Group presents DEI V – Reviews, Promotions, and Retention. Read more.
March 10 2022
Hanson Bridgett’s 1L Interview Workshop
Alycia S. Tulloch is an attorney interviewer for Hanson Bridgett’s 1L Interview Workshop.
November 13 2021
Walking the Talk on DEI: Recruitment and Hiring
Frankfurt Kurnit’s Employment Compliance, Training & Litigation Group is hosting Walking the Talk on DEI –– a series of complimentary webinars. Our second session, Recruitment and Hiring on October 28th, will examine best practices during the hiring process. This session will focus on DEI issues and opportunities that arise during the hiring process, particularly with respect to job postings and candidate interviews. Read more.
October 28 2021
East Bay Community Law Center: Impact Implementation
Alycia S. Tulloch is a panelist during the virtual conversation, "Best Practices for Embedding Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Practices at Legal Institutions" hosted by the East Bay Community Law Center.
October 14 2021
Berkeley Law School Bales Mock Trial Competition
Alycia S. Tulloch judges the Bales Mock Trial Competition. The competition is an introductory-level tournament focused on criminal law sponsored by Berkeley Law School.
February 17 2021
news & press
D.C. Federal Court Says AI Generated Art Not Copyrightable
The Media Law Resource Center (MLRC) published Alycia S. Tulloch’s article, “D.C. Federal Court Says AI Generated Art Not Copyrightable” in their August 2023 MediaLawLetter. (Behind paywall) View Article
Lawyers of Color: Hot List 2023
Lawyers of Color included Ashley K. Alger and Alycia S. Tulloch in their 2023 “Hot List,” which recognizes junior and mid-level attorneys who exemplify integrity, high-achievement, leadership, and a passion for diversity. Read more.