Michael L. Novicoff is a Partner in Liner’s Entertainment & Media Group. During his career, he has handled complex business litigation, arbitration, and mediation throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, with particular emphasis on matters involving entertainment, media, and intellectual property law, and on the liability of corporate entities and their directors and officers. Mike speaks and teaches frequently on those subjects around the world.
Mike is a member of the International Arbitration Tribunal of the Independent Film and Television Alliance (formerly known as “AFMA”), where he resolves complex disputes throughout the international motion picture distribution industry. He also serves as an arbitrator and mediator for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Centre, and for WIPO's Film and Media Centre.
Mike has served as lead counsel across the United States to a substantial number of foreign governments and prominent global corporations and has been engaged frequently to manage litigation pending in other countries, particularly within the worldwide entertainment industry.