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Education:
  • Brooklyn Law School, JD, 1970
  • Hofstra University, BA, 1967
Bar Admissions:
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, SDNY
  • U.S. District Court, EDNY
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Cir.

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George R. Fearon George R. Fearon
Partner
New York Office
gfearon@phillipsnizer.com
phone: (212) 841-0571
fax: (212) 841-0588

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Areas of Experience:

George Fearon is Chairman of the Entertainment Law Department.  His practice encompasses Transactional, Entertainment and Intellectual Property law including copyright infringement litigation.

Transactional:  Representation of individuals and corporations in all aspects of the music industry including recording, live performances, music publishing and administration, licensing, management and merchandising.  Serve as administrator of major catalogs of sound recordings and musical compositions.  Representation of individuals and corporations in connection with the acquisition and sale of catalogs of songs and sound recordings. Representation of advertising agencies in intellectual property related matters.

Copyright Infringement Litigation: Representation of authors and publishers in litigations involving the infringement of copyrights to musical compositions and other copyrighted works.

Mr. Fearon graduated from Hofstra University in 1967 and received his Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School in 1970.  He joined Phillips Nizer in January 1973, was elected to partnership in 1978 and was appointed Chairman of the Entertainment Department in 1992.

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Honors:

  • Selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers - Metro New York Edition (Entertainment & Sports), (Since 2013)

Professional Memberships:

  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York (New York City Bar)