Publishing

Otten Johnson assists businesses in the publishing industry with general business and corporate legal needs as well as disputes and litigation. These services cover a range of issues, including contract negotiation, collection issues and representation in litigation. Our litigation attorneys have experience representing publishers in connection with defamation/libel suits, actions relating to distribution and other contractual agreements, and unfair competition cases.   

Our attorneys are also well-equipped to assist publishing industry clients with real estate related needs concerning their physical facilities, such as acquisition and leasing issues and property tax appeals. 

Representative Services

  • Corporate matters
  • Entity formation and joint ventures
  • Tax
  • Negotiation and drafting agreements
  • Business and asset acquisition and disposition
  • Litigation
  • Defamation/libel litigation
  • Unfair competition litigation
  • Eminent domain and condemnation proceedings
  • Bankruptcy
  • Acquisition of real property; purchase and sale agreements
  • Land use approvals
  • Design and construction agreements for facilities
  • Permitting and utilities
  • Financing and loans for operations
  • Acquisition due diligence
  • Entitlement, survey and zoning reviews
  • Review of appropriate licenses and agreements