Jason Goodman is admitted to practice as a litigator and a transactional attorney before the Bar of the State of New York. His experience ranges from intellectual property to real estate matters as well as commercial and matrimonial litigation. Having held positions in the general counsel’s offices of significant music and real estate companies, Mr. Goodman also worked as a judicial intern in the Kings County Supreme Court of the State of New York and the Second Judicial Department Appellate Term prior to his graduation from law school.
Mr. Goodman assists our clients with issues involving the protection and enforcement of their intellectual property rights as well as on corporate and employment matters and a wide variety of commercial transactions. His experience includes the drafting of complex license and performance agreements protecting artists’ rights and interests. We value his keen understanding of our clients’ needs in such different industries as fashion, media, technology and entertainment.
Prior to joining Cooper & Associates, Mr. Goodman worked in the Business and Legal Affairs Department at ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers), where he assisted in-house counsel on projects involving the drafting of proposed provisions of the Music Modernization Act of 2018 (H.R. 1551, Pub.L. 115–264), which drastically alters the Copyright Act and performance royalty rates for songwriters and composers. In addition, he participated in litigation involving a dispute over $190 Million in attorneys’ fees as well as an action seeking to determine whether graffiti is an art form protected under the Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA).
Mr. Goodman is a graduate of New York Law School, where he was honored with the Professor Rudolph Peritz IP Law Scholarship and was an Affiliate of the Innovation Center for Law and Technology. He completed a concentration in Intellectual Property Law at the Innovation Center and was a member of the Media, Entertainment, & Fashion Law Association.