Matthew Warren



MATTHEW JAY WARREN graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Business from the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music in 1999.  While at USC, he was a member of the Gamma Sigma Alpha National Academic Greek Honor Society.  In 2005, Mr. Warren earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Whittier College School of Law, where he acquired a specialized Certificate in Intellectual Property from the law school's Center for Intellectual Property Law.  While at Whittier, Mr.Warren was President of the school's Sports and Entertainment Law Society as well as a member of both the Moot Court and Trial Advocacy honors boards.
Aside from gaining a great deal of litigation and trial experience after joining Clinton & Clinton in August of 2006, Mr. Warren built his primary practice in the areas of contracts, agreements, business formation and general business law. Utilizing almost 20 years of collective experience working in the radio and recording industries, Mr. Warren's practice involves the negotiation, drafting and enforcement of complex agreements protecting and promoting his clients' business and intellectual property interests including: recording agreements, songwriting contracts, music publishing agreements, content licenses, side-artist agreements, merchandise and influencer agreements, management contracts, producer agreements, collaboration agreements, sponsorship agreements, production services contracts, and distribution agreements.
With internationally renowned clients spanning the music, film, television, publishing, sports and fashion industries, Mr. Warren serves as a seasoned and trusted advisor frequently called upon to evaluate and advise clients on the registration, protection and valuation of their intellectual property rights and assets, as well as counseling an extensive list of independent bands, artists and songwriters on identifying and collecting all available royalty revenue streams.
Mr. Warren is a contributor to the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel's (FDCC) Trial Tactics Section. Mr. Warren's further professional affiliations include:
  • California State Bar
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Entertainment Law Section and IP/Internet and New Media Law Section
  • The United States Copyright Alliance
  • California State Supreme Court, and all state Appellate and Trial Courts
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • California Lawyers for the Arts (CLA)
  • California Lawyers Association - Intellectual Property Law Section
  • The Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (ASCDC)
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • The Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC)

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