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Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

1285 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK, NY 10019-6064, USA
Tel:
Work +1 212 373 3000
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Fax +1 212 757 3990
Web:
www.paulweiss.com
Beijing, Hong Kong, London, New York, Tokyo, Toronto and 2 more

Lynn B. Bayard

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Work 212-373-3054
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Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Work Department

Communications & Technology, Litigation, IP Litigation: Copyright & Trademark, Media & Entertainment

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Education

J.D., Boston University School of Law, 1995; B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1990


United States: Dispute resolution

General commercial disputes

Within: General commercial disputes

The ‘knowledgeable and thorough’ New York-based team at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is well versed in high-profile controversies and investigations which gain nationwide attention. In 2017, such engagements included acting as lead counsel to 21st Century Fox in the internal investigation of claims against former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes by female colleagues, and the investigation of claims related to former Fox News TV personality Bill O’Reilly; the legal team included Lynn Bayard, David Brown, Michele Hirshman, Daniel Kramer, and veteran litigator Theodore Wells. Other clients include Deutsche Bank, ExxonMobil and the NFL. Jay Cohen is noted for his ‘good instincts and good judgment’. Jack Baughman, Jaren Janghorbani, firm chairman Brad Karp and litigation co-chair Michael Gertzman are names to note.

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United States: Intellectual property

Copyright

Within: Copyright

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is particularly noted for its representation of songwriters, music publishers and trade associations, but it also has expertise in the wider media and entertainment sector. The group represents the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers in various matters, including major rate-setting proceedings. It is also representing Altice USA in a re-transmission consent dispute filed by CBS, which was resolved out of court. New York litigators Lynn Bayard, Jay Cohen and Les Fagen are the key contacts.

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