Bill Gable is a Los Angeles attorney specializing in copyright, intellectual property, entertainment law, and mediation. His clients have included major film and television studios; songwriters, recording artists, composers, authors, and their heirs and estates; independent record labels; film producers; internet companies; new and traditional media companies; and numerous other parties within the film, music, media and technology industries. Prior to entering private practice, Bill practiced transactional law and litigation at Morrison & Foerster.
Bill's 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"). Bill attended Northwestern and UCLA law schools, obtaining his law degree from UCLA in 1998. In addition to his legal career, Bill is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer and performer.