Andrew J (AJ) Thomas is a media and entertainment litigator who focuses on copyright and trademark matters, First Amendment cases, and complex business litigation. Clients ranging from motion picture studios and television networks to book publishers and newspapers seek his representation at the trial and appellate levels in matters including intellectual property rights, defamation and privacy, unfair competition claims and prior restraints on speech. Mr Thomas was recognised in Variety’s 2015 and 2016 ‘Legal Impact Report’, a listing of the top lawyers in the entertainment industry. In 2014 and 2015, Mr. Thomas was named as one of the ‘Top 50 Entertainment Lawyers’ in California by the Daily Journal, which in 2015 also recognised him as one of the state’s ‘Top IP Litigators’. In addition, Chambers USA has consistently named Mr Thomas a leading California media and entertainment litigation lawyer.