BUSINESS LAW

 

ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS & MEDIA LAW

 

GENERAL COUNSEL SERVICES

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ADMITTED IN

PA & NJ

GABRIELLE J. SELLEI, ESQ.

267.577.0887

Sellei Law represents entrepreneurial and business ventures in a variety of fields, as well as talented and creative people in the arts, sciences, media, entertainment and sports arenas. Based in suburban Philadelphia, Sellei Law is dedicated to providing thoughtful, customized legal services to a limited number of very satisfied clients.

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business law

Sellei Law represents clients through the complete life-cycle of a business, from the formation of an entity, through fundraising, hiring employees, contracting with vendors and suppliers, and protecting the client’s intellectual property, as well as sales, mergers and acquisitions of companies. Sellei Law represents clients in the real estate, management consulting, health care, restaurant and technology industries, among many others, as well as a number of physicians, attorneys and other professionals.

RECENT PROJECTS

  • Counsel to publicly traded licensor of patented “invisible ink” technology used in security and entertainment applications

  • Representation of multiple investors in Philadelphia-based co-working venture

  • Counsel to start-up on-line apparel retail venture regarding proper structure and organization, vendor contracting, intellectual property matters and general business issues

  • Representation of senior business executive in acquisition of boutique healthcare communications consultancy from founders

 
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ARTS,ENTERTAINMENT,SPORTS & MEDIA LAW

Artists, entertainers, athletes and other creative and talented individuals have unique legal needs, as do the businesses that serve them. Most importantly, these clients must both exploit and protect their talent. These clients also often find themselves in the public eye, both on an on-going basis and also from time to time when newsworthy events arise. Sellei Law focuses on protecting its clients’ valuable intellectual property while structuring projects in ways that make good business sense and enhance their on-going careers and business ventures.

RECENT PROJECTS

  • Counsel to heir of multiple Grammy award-winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, with respect to rights in significant catalogue of musical works

  • Production counsel for multiple feature-length documentary films currently in distribution or in development, including recent winners of Top Indie Film Awards for Best Documentary Feature (2018) and Scinema’s Best Documentary (2016)

  • Representation of multiple authors with respect to all literary rights (including book-to-film, foreign language/translation and e-book rights), vis-à-vis virtually all major publishers (e.g., HarperCollins, Hachette Book Group, Bloomsbury Press), as well as literary, foreign and talent agents, and other parties

  • Representation of on-air television talent, including host of Philadelphia daily talk show, White House correspondent for highly regarded European network, MSNBC analyst, shopping channel brand ambassador, among others

 
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GENERAL COUNSEL SERVICES

Sellei Law serves as general counsel for a number of clients. Regular, on-going contact between lawyer and client helps to identify problems before they become unmanageable, eliminates a significant part of the learning curve when new projects arise, and creates a dynamic of trust and understanding that serves the client best. Sellei Law maintains a wide network of professionals to draw upon as more specialized needs arise, including tax, securities, estate planning and litigation attorneys, as well as non-legal professionals such as accountants, valuation specialists, compensation and benefits consultants, and insurance providers. 

RECENT PROJECTS

  • Primary outside counsel to nationwide health care consulting practice, responsible for contractual, intellectual property, governance and risk management matters

  • Personal counsel to principal of one of Philadelphia’s largest construction firms

  • General counsel to: multiple film production companies; commercial art agency; development consulting firm; real estate investment partnership; web design firm; public relations consultancy, among others