Lan P. Vu

Lan Vu represents plaintiffs and defendants in entertainment, intellectual property, privacy, reputation and brand protection, and complex business litigation in federal and state courts, arbitrations, mediations and administrative proceedings. She has handled numerous high profile entertainment matters including multiple large-scale profit participation disputes, idea theft claims, and cases against major entertainment studios including Universal, Sony, A&E, Paramount, CBS and others. Ms. Vu also represented plaintiffs in multi-million dollar right of publicity matters, industrywide class actions, and several civil actions arising from wiretapping activities. As part of her work, Ms. Vu has successfully obtained a seven-figure judgment and permanent injunction that resulted in the successful takedown of a defamatory website.

Ms. Vu has been named a Super Lawyer Rising Star, and one of the Top Women Attorneys, in 2012-2017, by Southern California Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

ENTERTAINMENT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LITIGATION
  • Profit participation, Royalty and Audit Matters
  • Right of Publicity
  • Privacy Rights
  • Theft of Idea
  • Defamation (Libel and Slander)
  • First Amendment
  • Anti-SLAPP
  • Talent Agencies Act and California Labor Commission Proceedings
  • Internet Domain Name Disputes and Cybersquatting
GENERAL BUSINESS LITIGATION
  • Breach of Contract
  • Business Torts, including Fraud, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Constructive Fraud, Tortious Interference with Business Relations, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment and Professional Negligence
  • Unfair Competition and Unfair Business Practices
  • TRO and Injunction Proceedings
  •  Electronic Discovery

PUBLICATIONS

HONORS

  • Named a Super Lawyer Rising Star six years in a row by Southern California Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business
  • Named one of the Top Women Attorneys six years in a row by Southern California Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business

AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association

ADMISSIONS

  • California (2004)

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctor (2004), Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
  • Bachelor of Arts, English (2001), University of California, Irvine