John Bradley - Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Florida Attorney

John F. Bradley - Partner

Phone (954) 523-6160
Fax (954) 523-6190
Email: info@bradlegal.com
Languages: English, Spanish

John F. Bradley is the founding partner of the Bradley Legal Group, P.A., located in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Since 1988, Mr. Bradley has focused his practice on intellectual property litigation, entertainment law, new media law, complex litigation, and corporate and business law. His work has been conducted at both the trial, appellate, and transactional levels. John has served as lead counsel in thousands of litigation cases in both State and Federal Courts for a broad range of clients including startups to multi-million dollar corporations. John’s entertainment practice includes representation of artists, arts organizations, musicians, bands, authors, photographers, models, record and publishing companies, management companies, production companies, actors, internet companies and many other creative types.

Mr. Bradley received his Juris Doctor Degree from Stetson University College of Law in 1988 and a Bachelor of Arts Degree, cum laude, in Political Science from St. Thomas University in 1985. He is licensed to practice law in the states of Florida and Tennessee, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, United States Court of Appeals Federal and Eleventh Circuits, and is a mediator, having completed his Circuit Civil Mediator's Course. Currently, John is a member of American Bar Association, Broward County Bar Association, National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, and formerly, served on the Board of Directors for the Fort Lauderdale Rotary Club, the Fort Lauderdale Jaycees, and is a past member of the American Federation of Musicians. Mr. Bradley is also the former Chairman of the Florida Bar Entertainment, arts, and Sports law section.

Mr. Bradley is a frequent lecturer on the subjects of entertainment and intellectual property at numerous universities, law schools, continuing legal educational seminars, music festivals, and other industry events. John is also an accomplished musician, singer, and songwriter with over twenty five years of performance experience. In 2008, John opened EchoXS Entertainment, LLC, which is a cutting edge entertainment based media and creative management company. John, his wife Alejandra, and son make their home in Hollywood, Florida.

  • Speaking Engagements

     
    April 2013
    Fort Wayne, IN
    Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne
    Guest Lecturer: Legal Issues in Music Industry
    February 2013
    Fort Lauderdale, FL
    NOVA SELS Law Symposium
    Topic: Legal Issues involving the Digital Distribution of Music
    January 2013
    Fort Wayne, IN
    Sweetwater Minute
    Topic: Music Copyright
    June 2012
    Miami, FL
    MIACON (Miami Independent Artist Conference)
    Topic: Legal Issues for Bands
    March 2012
    Miami, FL
    Florida Music Get Together
    Topic: Why your band needs an Attorney
    February 2012
    Fort Lauderdale, FL
    NOVA SELS Law Symposium
    Topic: Music Festivals and Touring
    July 2011
    Miami, FL
    Geek Film Festivals
    Topic: Legal Issues for Film Makers
    April 2011
    Miami Beach, FL
    The American Bar Association’s (ABA) Second Annual International Legal Symposium
    the World of Music, Film, Television, and Sports
    Topic: Advanced Trademark, Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Issues in Entertainment Law Worldwide
    March 2011
    Miami Beach, Florida
    Winter Music Conference
    Topic: Changes in Today’s Music Business
    November 2010
    Guana Caste, Costa Rica
    21st Annual Southern Regional Entertainment and Sports Law Conference
    Topic: Copyright Issues and Litigation
    March 2010
    Miami, Florida
    American Bar Association
    Entertainment Symposium 2010
    Topic: Copyright Issues and Litigation
    February 2010
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    Nova Southeast University Law School
    Topic: Mediation in Sports & Entertainment
    December 2009
    Miami, Florida
    Miami Music Festival
    Topic: Starting Your Own Independent Label/Entertainment Company
    March 2009
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    Nova Southeastern School of Law
    2009 NSU Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium
    Topic: Litigating Rights of Privacy and Publicity Issues
    March 2009
    Hollywood, Florida
    The Florida Bar Entertainment and Sports Law Society
    Entertainment 2009: 11th Annual Symposium on the World of Music, Film and Television
    Topic: Litigation Issues for Entertainment Lawyers
    February 2009
    University of Miami
    11th Annual Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium
    Topic: Troubleshooting the Celebrity Client
    November 2008
    Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
    20th Annual Southern Regional Entertainment & Sports Law Conference
    Topic: Entertainment Litigation Update
    October 2008
    University of Miami
    Topic: Entertainment Law & Practice
    November 2007
    Puerto Rico – 19th Annual Southern Regional Entertainment & Sports Law Conference
    Topic: Issues in Adult Entertainment
    October 2, 2007
    University of Miami
    Topic: The Operation of Sports Management Companies and Entertainment Law
    November 2006
    Cancun, Mexico
    18th Annual Southern Regional Entertainment & Sports Law Conference
    Topic: Entertainment Litigation: Take it to the Mat
    November 2006
    Trust and Estates Round Table
    Sun Trust Bank
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    Topic: A Day In The Life of a Superstar and Their Attorney
    September 2006
    University of Miami College of Law
    Sports & Entertainment Law Section
    Topic: The Practice of Entertainment Law in Florida 2006
    May 2006
    Entertainment Arts & Sports Law Section
    Retreat C.L.E.
    Topic: Digital Issues in Entertainment
    March 2006
    Entertainment Arts & Sports Law Section
    Entertainment 2006
    The Eighth Annual Legal Symposium on The World of Music, Film & Television
    Topic: Building a Successful Entertainment Law Practice in Florida
    January 2006
    Entertainment Arts & Sports Law Section
    CLE Course "International Entertainment Law for Florida Lawyers"
    Topic: International Music, Recording and Publishing Deals
    November 2005
    17th Annual Southern Regional Entertainment & Sports Law Conference
    San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Topic: Litigating Granted Rights Clauses
    May 2005
    Entertainment Arts & Sports Law Section
    Annual Retreat & CLE
    Topic: Entertainment Industry Development In Florida
    February 2005
    University of Miami, Entertainment Symposium
    Topic: New Directions in the Entertainment Industry: Thinking Outside The Box
    May 2004
    Entertainment and Sports Law Section, Florida Bar, Annual Music and Film Symposium
    Topic: The Future of the Music Industry
    March 2003
    Entertainment and Sports Law Section, Florida Bar, "Managing Your Entertainment Law Practice In A Tough Digital World"
    Topic: Rights to Privacy and Publicity in the State of Florida
    April 1, 2003
    The Metal Factory, Fort Lauderdale Florida
    Topic: Local Musician "Do’s and Don’ts" with the Florida Musician’s Workshop
    October 4-5, 2002
    Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law Society at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, in association with the Florida Bar EASL Section
    Music Law Conference
    Topic: Developments in Copyright and digital distribution of music on the Internet
    September 2001
    Entertainment and Sports Law Section, Florida Bar, Gainesville Florida
    Topic: Recording and Distribution Agreements
    September 27, 2002
    Nova Southeastern University College of Law
    Topic: Breaking into the Entertainment Law Business
    June 2001
    Entertainment and Sports Law Section, Florida Bar, Annual Music and Film Symposium, Miami Beach, Florida
    Topic: Representing Live Performers
    May 2001
    University of Miami
    Topic: Starting an Entertainment Law Practice and Music on the Internet in the Digital Age
    July 2000
    Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL 33041
    Topic: Protecting Artist’s Rights and Basic Copyright
    November 1999
    Nova Southeastern University
    Judge: Association of Trial Lawyers of America Negotiations Competition
    February 1999
    University of Miami, Entertainment & Sports Law Society
    Topic: Breaking Barriers: A Primer for Students
    August 1998
    ArtServe - Music Law Survival Kit Series - Read the Lines Before You Sign
    Topic: Understanding Management and Recording Contracts
    1997
    Nova Southeastern University
    Judge: Association of Trial Lawyers of America Negotiations Competition
    August 1993
    Art Serve, Inc.
    Topic: Legal Remedies for Artists and Arts Organizations
  • Representative Cases

     

    Carleigh Rae Corp v. Point Blank Body Armor. - Trademark Licensing Litigation. Obtained a temporary injunction and significant settlement against multi-national defense contractor involving technology and trademark in military body armor. (Broward Circuit Court)

    Ecosmart v. American Heat Manufacturer, LLC. - Patent Infringement/Trade Secrets. Successfully defended and obtained a settlement to patent infringement and trade secret claims (Southern District of Florida)

    Gomez v. Johnson. - Defamation. Granted a Motion to Dismiss on an unsettled question of law regarding blogger rights under Florida’s media retraction statute. (Miami-Dade Circuit Court)

    Hill v. Corel, et. al. - Rights of Privacy/Publicity. Obtained a temporary injunction and significant settlement against Corel Corporation (Corel Draw) on a matter of first impression in Florida as to an individual’s privacy and publicity rights in the digital replication of their image and likeness. (Broward Circuit Court)

    Janssen v. Malin Haley, et. al. - Professional Negligence/Patent. Successful defense and obtained a settlement in regards to a professional negligence claim involving a patent. (Southern District of Florida)

    Parisot v. Cinevision et. al. - Copyright infringement. Obtained a temporary injunction and settlement in regards to DVD piracy. (Southern District of Florida)

    Pinecrest Fine Art v. David’s Art. - Trademark Infringement/Trade Dress. Defended multi-million dollar claim to settlement. (Southern District of Florida)

    Regna v. Jose Feliciano; Regna v. Feliciano, et. al. - Contract/Tortious Interference. Successful defense to two breach of contract and tortious interference counts. (Palm Beach Circuit Court; Broward Circuit Court)

    Robbie Co v. Teco. - Patent Infringement. Obtained a settlement in major patent litigation (Southern District of Florida)

    Schmidt v. Versacomp, et. al. - Trademark/Patent Infringement. Successful defense to a $20 million dollar claim and obtained a judgment as to counterclaims and substantial award of attorney’s fees. (Southern District of Florida)

    Smith v. Harbor Beach Surf Club. - Contract. Obtained a summary judgment for Home Owner’s Association against Member. (Broward Circuit Court)

    Tyne v. Time Warner. - Primary author of Florida’s Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section’s Amicus Brief regarding right to privacy and publicity involving the movie "The Perfect Storm" (Florida Supreme Court)




Geoffrey King Robinson - Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Florida Attorney

Geoffrey King Robinson - Of Counsel

Phone (954) 523-6160
Fax (954) 523-6190
Email: info@bradlegal.com

Geoffrey King Robinson specializes in transactional matters in the Entertainment Industry. Concentrating primarily in the music industry, his clients include independent record labels, musicians, songwriters, and producers. His practice also includes representation of performance venues, nightclubs, restaurants, and large scale special events and festivals.

Before becoming an attorney, Mr. Robinson earned a living as a professional musician, performing with many legendary artists during the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. Geoff also owned and operated his own record label, production company, and studio facility, and managed several artists while attending law school.

Mr. Robinson received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ohio State University in 1969. Geoff earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Miami School of Law in 1982, and has practiced in the area of entertainment since 1983. Mr. Robinson has served on the Executive Committee of the Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law section of the Florida Bar. He has lectured and participated in numerous symposiums on the topics of recording and publishing contracts, as well as on rights of publicity and celebrity licensing.




Daniel S. Polley - Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Florida Attorney

Daniel S. Polley - Of Counsel

Phone (954) 523-6160
Fax (954) 523-6190
Email: info@bradlegal.com

Mr. Daniel Polley has been practicing exclusively in the fields of patent, trademark and copyright law since 1990 and is a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Polley obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Florida Atlantic University in 1986 and his law degree from Stetson University College of Law in 1989. Mr. Polley has significant experience in preparing, filing and prosecuting patent applications in a wide range of technologies, including electrical, software, mechanical, business methods and medical devices. In addition to his patent prosecution practice, Mr. Polley has a substantial trademark practice, including significant experience in filing applications and participating in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Mr. Polley has worked with lead attorney Mr. John Bradley on multiple major intellectual property and complex litigation cases in Florida, New York and Ohio over their careers. Mr. Polley was born in Miami, Florida and is a native to South Florida.