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Retain your copyright

Nimia provides filmmakers access to independent attorneys that can represent their interests in the negotiation of production and entertainment agreements. You will gain peace of mind knowing your contract is managed by attorneys specialized in management of intellectual property: including licensing and contracts, copyrights, trademarks, patents and trade secrets. If you prefer to risk things on your own and simply need legal templates to get started, visit our sister company, Kurator’s, legal resource page.

Case Study

-Andy Casagrande-
Copyright contract negotiation


Andy Casagrande was asked by a large camera company to be the subject of a short biographical piece of him. Nimia’s legal team provided legal consultation and negotiation in order to provide Andy ownership over the footage that was captured. He now has the ability to freely license that same material for additional income.

-Jacques de Vos –
Copyright Issue


Jacques had previously filmed world record freediver Natalia Molchanova, who later tragically died on August 2, 2015. With the media scrambling to cover the story, five major media/news corporations used Jacques’s footage of Molchanova without first obtaining a license. This was done even though Jacques has the footage readily available for licensing and the footage contained his personal watermark.

-Upthink Lab – 
Copyright Issue


Upthink Lab discovered his footage had been used by a large media/weather company online without first obtaining a license. Nimia’s legal team was first able to notify the company to have it removed temporarily while a formal license contract was put in place. Upthink Lab was then paid the appropriate license fee for the terms of use.

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