Nicole Page

Nicole Page is a Partner of the firm and practices in the areas of entertainment, employment and intellectual property.

Ms. Page advises producers of both non-fiction and fiction film, television, digital and cross-platform productions.  In providing production and financing legal counsel, Ms. Page assists in everything from rights acquisition to distribution strategy and agreements.  She also represents creative talent, athletes, models and authors in their various endeavors.  Having spent over a decade as Head of Business Affairs and Senior Development Executive at a production company, she understands production from a business perspective.

In her employment practice, Ms. Page assists clients in matters including workplace discrimination and sexual harassment, and advises both individuals and companies regarding complex employment and separation agreements and employee handbooks.  She also provides outside general counsel services, particularly with respect to employment law compliance.

Ms. Page’s extensive intellectual property practice includes copyright and trademark protection and prosecution, as well as advice on branding and licensing matters in the worlds of media, fashion, lifestyle and sports.

Ms. Page is admitted to practice in New York and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Ms. Page graduated with her B.A. from Cornell University and received her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Ms. Page is on the Honorary Host Committee for the Athena Film Festival; she is a member of both New York Women in Film and Television and the Independent Filmmaker Project; and she proudly serves as President of the Board of Women Make Movies.

Ms. Page is a strong advocate for women’s empowerment and hosts discussion groups for women professionals on topics relating to combatting discrimination, micro-inequities and negotiation techniques under the banner of her Ask for More series.

Ms. Page frequently speaks and writes on legal issues, appearing on panels at SXSW, HotDocs, Napa Valley Film Festival, Slamdance, Hamptons International Film Festival, World Congress of Science and Factual Producers, IFP and Realscreen.  Her articles have appeared in numerous publications such as Huffington Post, Fast Company, IndieWire and Refinery29, among others.

Noted Speaking Engagements

  • “Reality Check: After #MeToo, What Now?” Panel Moderator, Realscreen Summit 2018 – January 31, 2018
  • “Trendwatch: All Access Unscripted,” Panel Speaker, Realscreen West 2017 – June 6, 2017
  • 2nd Annual “Ask for More” RPJ Luncheon on Gender Parity, Host and Speaker – December 6, 2016
  • “Hot Docs Workshop: Decoding Contracts,” Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival – May 6, 2016
  • “Documentary Fundamentals: Planning,” Speaker, UnionDocs Workshop – June 29, 2015
  • “Everything You Wanted to Know About Fair Use but Were Afraid to Ask,” Host and Speaker, Women Make Movies Webinar – June 12, 2015
  • “Misclassification: How to Protect Your Company from Labor Issues and Liabilities,” presentation for Anchin, Block & Anchin’s semi-annual “CPE for CFOs” seminar, with RPJ Partner Larry Brocchini – May 19, 2015
  • “Privacy in the Workplace—What You Should Know,” Panel Speaker, European American Chamber of Commerce – March 4, 2015
  • “SAG-AFTRA Contract Workshop,” Panel Speaker, New York Women in Film and Television – June 16, 2014

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