Mr David Munkittrick > Proskauer Rose LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Proskauer Rose LLP
NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10036-8299
United States

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David Munkittrick is a litigator and trial attorney. His practice focuses on complex and large-scale antitrust, copyright and entertainment matters in all forms of dispute resolution and litigation, from complaint through appeal.

David has been involved in some of the most significant antitrust matters over the past few years, obtaining favorable results for Fortune 500 companies and other clients in bench and jury trials involving price discrimination and group boycott claims. His practice includes the full range of antitrust matters and disputes: from class actions to competitor suits and merger review. David advises antitrust clients in a range of industries, including entertainment, automotive, pharmaceutical, healthcare, agriculture, hospitality, financial services, and sports.

David also advises music, publishing, medical device, sports, and technology clients in navigating complex copyright issues and compliance. He has represented some of the most recognized names in entertainment, including Sony Music Entertainment, Lady Gaga, U2, Madonna, Daft Punk, RCA Records, BMG Music Publishing, Live Nation, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Universal Music Group and Warner/Chappell.

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United States > Intellectual property > Copyright

Proskauer Rose LLP represents high-profile clients in music and entertainment involved in complex infringement litigation. The team is currently acting for Miramax in its high-profile copyright and breach of contract claim against director Quentin Tarantino concerning his intention to issue Pulp Fiction NFTs. In New York and Los Angeles, Sandra Crawshaw-Sparks leads the team, and has great experience litigating on behalf of clients in the music recording industry. Senior counsel David Munkittrick in New York represents clients in publishing, medical device, sports, and tech, and has acted for major entertainment figures.

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Media and entertainment: litigation

Between New York and Los Angeles, Proskauer Rose LLP is home to a broad entertainment practice with a strong focus on contentious litigation pertaining to the music industry, the firm represents organizations, recording companies, and individual artists. Practice head Sandra Crawshaw-Sparks divides her time between the two offices, as she represents clients in contractual disputes, matters pertaining to copyright and trademarks, unfair competition, and right to privacy. Brendan O’Rourke from New York is a seasoned litigator who led the team in representation of Young Hollywood in a lawsuit brought by White Ops, Inc. alleging several offenses under the Lanham Act. Further recommended in New York is senior counsel David Munkittrick, a specialist in copyright litigation and compliance whose clients include key music companies as well as high-profile individual artists.