Allison Lovelady focuses primarily on intellectual property, content, defamation and privacy disputes. She has a wide array of experience litigating and counseling clients in licensing and entertainment matters. Allison’s vast intellectual property knowledge arises from copyright and trademark litigation experience and management of client IP portfolios, which involve advising clients on prosecution strategies and representing clients through Trademark Trial and Appeal Board disputes. Allison negotiates licensing and other creative solutions for clients ranging from music distributors, food trucks and entertainment websites to small and large businesses. As part of her daily practice, she negotiates contracts regarding use of client name, likeness, and intellectual property in motion pictures, reality television, music videos, and commercials. She also handles public performance licensing for commercial businesses and has previously secured licensing for large scale festivals like the Ultra Music Festival in Miami, Florida.
In her media practice, Allison routinely handles subpoenas for footage held by media outlets and advises clients on obtaining public records and access to court proceedings. She also has experience defending defamation and privacy-related claims.
Allison has appeared in the United States Supreme Court on internet defamation issues, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Florida Supreme Court and Florida Appellate Courts on trademark and copyright infringement and media access issues. Allison serves as legal counsel for the non-profit Art & Culture Center in Hollywood, Florida.