Carletta F. Higginson is a litigator in Jenner & Block’s Content, Media & Entertainment Practice and focuses her practice on copyright, contractual and other disputes in the entertainment industry, with particular emphasis on disputes arising in the recording and music publishing industries. She has handled matters resulting in precedent-setting decisions in copyright law.
Ms. Higginson has successfully defended copyright owners in a variety of copyright infringement actions, ranging from cases involving music sampling to rights in renewal terms. She has also successfully represented content owners in contractual disputes covering such topics as tortious interference with contract, artist/management disputes, accounting claims, and licensing disputes. Major record companies have sought Ms. Higginson’s representation to protect their copyrights against the operators of file sharing websites. She has also represented clients in claims of misappropriation of trade secrets and unfair competition.