Robert S. Gutierrez
Ballard Spahr LL
During a legal career spanning three decades, Robert S. Gutierrez, of counsel in Ballard Spahr’s award-winning practices in media, entertainment, and copyright law, has played a leading role in high-profile and landmark cases involving major media outlets and some of the biggest entertainment industry names and companies in Hollywood and beyond. Recently, Gutierrez has maintained his position on the front lines of high-profile battles to protect the rights of his clients in cases with important ramifications not only for his clients, but for the law itself as it relates to copyright, the First Amendment, defamation, and related issues.
Gutierrez is a litigator and counselor who advises clients across the media and entertainment industry, representing them on a spectrum of issues, including contract, ownership, and royalty disputes; idea submission and copyright and trademark infringement claims; and matters involving allegations of defamation, invasion of privacy, and unfair competition.