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Managing Partner at Law Office of Aalok Jain | US
Aalok is an Entertainment and Intellectual Property lawyer as well as a social entrepreneur with a career spanning over 15 years in multiple jurisdictions, including India, New York, London, Dubai, and the Philippines. Aalok has successfully spearheaded multiple complex portfolios of work scattered across various fields of law and numerous facets of established and emerging new media. As an emerging leader in the field of law, Aalok has independently advised and negotiated a plethora of production deals, distribution, and licensing deals for numerous film production houses, music studios, distribution companies, talent management agencies, and independent talent, amongst others.
Aalok has had extensive experience embracing legal consultation in Intellectual Property, Information Technology, Data Protection, and Entertainment laws. He has vast experience in negotiating a wide variety of contract types and has a very sound corporate law practice as well. Aalok has advised in complex deals involving national and multi-national companies, including his NYSE listed clients, on various business and corporate law issues as well.
Along with a successful legal career, Aalok continues to follow his passion for humanitarian work and entrepreneurship. Aalok has a passion for music, films, and production, and being a musician himself assists upcoming and established musicians from various genres of music, artists, established sports persons, and film producers in deal structures and negotiates deals, be it licensing or a revenue sharing model. He is also on the Board of Advisors for film production companies and other creative agencies and has been advising them on various social cause projects, and films; and regularly negotiates various digital distribution deals with various OTT platforms on their behalf across the globe.
Aalok holds an LLM degree in Intellectual Property and Entertainment Laws from Cardozo School of Law, New York. He has worked in New York with a Music law firm and has also successfully completed Comparative Media Laws and Policy from the University of Oxford. Aalok has also completed a Program at Berklee University, California, the USA, in Copyright in the Music Industry and is regularly invited by various universities and organizations in India as a legal expert for delivering guest lectures and conducting certificate programs on Intellectual Property Rights, Cyber laws, and Entertainment Laws.
IAEL (International Association for Entertainment Lawyers)
FICCI Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) IP Cell
ICA (Indian Council of Arbitration)