Prior to hitting the circuit, and performing in nightclubs, festivals, or any other venue; what concerns should an artist, DJ, manager, or even producer have? Obviously the concern of payment and royalties is first and foremost on their minds. As it relates to the actu...

May 11, 2017

A "copyright" is a form of protection provided to authors of “original works of authorship”. A copyright is created from the time a work is created into a fixed or tangible form. Just because you think of a hot beat, or the next best lyrics for a Beyoncé albu...

May 11, 2017

This blog series will explore rights, obligations, and liabilities as they relate to concert venue, artist, publisher, promoter, ASCAP, and sponsors. Including music and lyric composition, right of publicity, trademarks, contract rights, and ASCAP.


Are Consumers Losing Their Voice In Strategically Placed Contractual Gag Orders?

If you happen follow our periodic blog, you’ll likely know The Carrington Firm very recently relocated to St. Louis, Missouri. As such, we encountered all of the normal headaches and hiccu...

November 22, 2015

The Carrington Firm, P.A is proud to announce its recent relocation, and office opening, in the heartland of America. While continuing to operate and collaborate with business and clients nationwide, a new home has been solidified in the City of St. Louis, Missouri. 


October 8, 2015



Everyone remembers Yogi Berra for different things; die hard Yankees fans will remember him for his steady gutsy play. Baseball purists will remember him for all the World Series wins and the Hall of Fame induction, and yet most casual observers will remember him for...

September 15, 2015


This day and age, one of the toughest things to do is to find enough funding for that grand idea that you may have. 


Getting the idea is the easy part - notice, we didn't say having it be a good or profitable idea is easy; just getting the inspiration is easy. After t...

September 11, 2015


If your business had a world renown celebrity attend an event, as one of over 49,000 persons in attendance, would you expect this to result in a deal? Would you even expect to know that the celebrity was in attendance, especially if they kept a low profile and blended...

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