Mr. Blaha, a Southern California Super Lawyer, is an entertainment litigation attorney specializing in intellectual property disputes including trademark and copyright infringement and defense actions. He is also an entertainment transactional attorney representing artists and companies in the independent film, television, music and publishing industries.
Admitted: to the United States District Court for the Central District of California, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Court, and the United States Supreme Court.
Law School: Duke University School of Law, J.D. 1979
Undergraduate: University of Miami, B.A. in Political Science (cum laude)
Organizations: Independent Feature Project, Filmmakers Alliance (Board Member), New Musicals, Inc. (President); Independent Film and Television Alliance (Arbitrator)
Teaching: Adjunct Professor of Law, Southwestern University School of Law (1985-present); Outstanding Adjunct Professor in Entertainment and Media Law
Previous Associations: Mr. Blaha was previously a V.P. of Legal Affairs at Lorimar Telepictures (1987-1988) and Columbia Pictures (1982-1987) and an associate at Lillick, McHose & Charles (merged into Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman) (1979-1982).