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Bill Gable is a Los Angeles attorney specializing in copyright, intellectual property, entertainment law, and mediation.  His clients have included numerous songwriters, recording artists, composers, authors, and their heirs and estates; major film and television studios; independent record labels; film producers; internet companies; new and traditional media companies; and numerous other parties within the film, music, media and technology industries.  He regularly counsels clients on a wide range of copyright, contract and entertainment law issues. 

From 1998 to 2007, Bill practiced intellectual property and entertainment transactional law and litigation in the Los Angeles and Century City offices of Morrison & Foerster, one of the world’s leading international law firms. His publications include Restoration of Copyrights: Dueling Trolls And Other Oddities Under Section 104A of the Copyright Act,” 29 Colum. J.L. & Arts (Winter, 2005), an authoritative work on restoration of copyrights, and “Taking It Back,” Los Angeles Lawyer, June 2008, a detailed introductory analysis of terminations of copyright transfers (sometimes called “copyright recapture”).

To learn more about Copyright Recapture (i.e., terminations of copyright transfers), click here.

Bill attended Northwestern and UCLA law schools, obtaining his law degree from UCLA in 1998. To read Bill’s extended professional biography, click here.