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Cassandra is a litigator with vast experience in copyright and intellectual property issues, complex contract disputes, and business torts. She represents entertainment and media companies including motion picture and television studios, publishing companies, and satellite radio broadcasters, among others.

Cassandra’s illustrative professional experience includes the following:

  • Defending a major satellite radio broadcaster in high-profile lawsuits alleging purported “performance rights” in sound recordings made before 1972

  • Representing a publishing company and entertainment studio in lawsuits seeking to recapture copyright and trademark rights in Superman

  • Defending a major media conglomerate in state court, federal court, and administrative proceedings involving copyright and trademark rights in Winnie the Pooh

  • Representing the producers and distributors of the James Bond motion pictures in a copyright infringement lawsuit 

  • Defending motion picture and television studios in various profit-participation disputes

  • Representing a well-known boxer in proceedings before the California Athletic Commission and on appeal

  • Representing an all-star baseball player in a complex partnership dispute

  • Representing a leading energy company in various commercial litigation matters at the trial and appellate levels

Cassandra is also actively involved with O’Melveny’s pro bono program. She has advised UCLA’s student newspaper, The Daily Bruin, on issues relating to media law, taught a clinic at UCLA Law School in appellate advocacy, and represented clients in a variety of matters involving educational advocacy, mental health awareness, domestic violence, guardianship, and adoption.

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cseto@omm.com
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
1999 Avenue of the Stars
Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90067
http://www.omm.com
LinkedIn
(310) 246-6703

Fellow Year

2016

Areas of Practice

Appellate
Entertainment & Media
Intellectual Property
Litigation

Industry

Law Firm

Leadership Positions

Women's Affinity Group (Founder and Chair); Warren Christopher Scholarship Foundation (Board Member)

Law School

Stanford Law School

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