In Conversation with US Entertainment Attorney Melanie Rodriguez working across Music, Film Production & Intellectual Property Rights!

Helping to support the “independent” sector, across the entertainment industry…

Pic: US attorney Melanie Rodriguez

Melanie is an Austin, Texas native with a passion for live music and anything entertainment!

In 2016, Melanie made the best decision of her life to move from Austin to Los Angeles to pursue her passion for law, specifically music and entertainment law.

Licensed to practice law in California (USA). With a broad range of legal experience and her collective experience in the legal field spans more than 8 years.

After many years working as a paralegal, Melanie Rodriguez realized her calling was to make the transition to entertainment where she could combine her passion with her hobby.

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Juris Doctor, Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, CA

To check out more about our chat, with Melanie just click on the link below to learn more;

Attorney Melanie-Law Objectives;


To align her clients with strategic and innovative legal solutions tailored to meet their individual needs so they can give full focus to their creative process.


Empowerment, Courage, Adventure, Wisdom, Collaboration, Organization, Innovativeness, and fun.


  • HBK Lawyers APC, (Glendale, CA), Law Clerk/Associate
  • Yu Leseberg (Hollywood, CA), Law Clerk
  • The Fried Firm PLLC (DTLA), Legal Intern/Post Bar Law Clerk
  • MusicSales Corporation (Santa Monica, CA), Copyright Extern
  • Texas Medical Board (Austin, TX), Legal Assistant I
  • Mehaffey Weber, P.C. (Austin, TX, Legal Secretary
  • Komie & Morrow, LLP (Austin, TX), Paralegal
  • Mueller Law, PLLC (Austin, TX), Legal Assistant
  • Germer PLLC, formally Germer, Gertz, Beaman & Brown (Austin, TX), Clerk
  • Office of the Governor of Texas, Constituent Services Intern
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Practice areas:

Music services

Assist musicians, producers, records labels, licensing companies, and other music professionals with agreement drafting and review, and advice regarding their musical career.

Production services:

Film and TV contracts and production issues can be confusing and require a high level of review and specialized knowledge. Rodriguez can assist you in understanding the production issues you may encounter along the way.

Intellectual Property:

Whether filing copyrights, registering trademarks, or engaging in any other formal process to protect your IP, Rodriguez can handle all your registration and maintenance needs. To help to streamline the process.



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Peter has lived in New York, Los Angeles and London working in the music, film and TV industries for over three decades helping creators realize their vision.