Joshua M. Lewin is Counsel in the Entertainment Group at Frankfurt Kurnit, where he represents individual and corporate clients in the motion picture, television, publishing and digital rights industries.
Mr. Lewin’s practice covers a broad range of transactional matters on behalf of film and television writers, directors, producers and performers, as well as documentary filmmakers, authors, illustrators, podcasters and celebrity influencers.
As part of his practice, Mr. Lewin frequently advises major video game studios, toy companies, literary estates, journalists and other domestic and international media and entertainment companies and individual rights holders in a variety of transactions involving high-value intellectual property, including rights acquisition, licensing and merchandising, production and co-promotional arrangements.
Mr. Lewin also has significant experience in matters involving celebrity branding, where he has structured and negotiated endorsement and spokesperson deals for commercial campaigns across print, broadcast, online and social media.
Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Mr. Lewin was an associate in the Los Angeles office of Schreck Rose Dapello Adams Berlin & Dunham, where he represented clients in the entertainment, advertising and publishing industries.
Mr. Lewin graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in Cinema-Television Production and received his J.D. from UCLA School of Law with a specialization in Entertainment, Media and Intellectual Property Law.
He is admitted to practice in California.
UCLA School of Law (J.D.)
University of Southern California (B.A., summa cum laude)