(213)630-5004

dcrochetiere@bautelaw.com

PRACTICE AREAS:


Antitrust & Trade Regulation
Banking & Finance Law
Business & Commercial Law
Business Organizations
Contracts
Employment Law -- Employee
Employment Law -- Employer
Entertainment, Sports & Leisure Law
Intellectual Property Law
Labor Law
Litigation & Appeals
Patents
Real Estate Law
Trademarks


BAR ADMISSIONS:


California


EDUCATION:


J.D., The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Honors: Cum Laude

B.A., McGill University
Honors: First Class Honors
Major: Economics/Political Science


David P. Crochetiere

David P. Crochetiere graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, cum laude, and received his undergraduate degree in Economics/Political Science from McGill University with First Class Honors.

Mr. Crochetiere also studied economics for one year at Claremont McKenna College where he was on the Dean’s List for Academic Excellence.

Mr. Crochetiere practiced until 1996 with the litigation group in the Los Angeles office of Loeb & Loeb LLP, where he handled complex intellectual property and entertainment-based litigation. In September, 1996, Mr. Crochetiere left Loeb & Loeb to join Baute Crochetiere & Hartley LLP.

Mr. Crochetiere has extensive litigation and transactional experience in the areas of trademark and copyright, First Amendment, entertainment finance litigation, breach of contract and general entertainment litigation, and has represented motion picture production and distribution companies, software companies, financial institutions, educational toy manufacturers, networks and authors and publishers of literary works. He has served as lead counsel prosecuting and defending federal and state court actions involving copyright and trademark infringement, Lanham Act violations, unfair competition, prior restraint, name and likeness issues, rights of privacy, trade secrets, breach of distribution and product placement agreements and film finance issues, and extensive TRO and preliminary injunction experience, both offensive and defensive. Mr. Crochetiere’s clients have included NBC, Morgan Creek Productions, Orion Pictures and Nintendo of America. Mr. Crochetiere also has a stand alone appellate practice, and has represented clients before the California Courts of Appeal, including the California Supreme Court, and the Ninth and Federal Circuits.

Mr. Crochetiere brings to the representation of his clients a familiarity with the best and the worst of large law firm practice. Together with his colleagues at Baute Crochetiere & Hartley LLP, Mr. Crochetiere is committed to the creation and development of a law firm that provides intelligent, creative and cost effective legal representation directed to achieve the goals of the client, not the law firm.

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(213)630-5004

dcrochetiere@bautelaw.com

PRACTICE AREAS:


Antitrust & Trade Regulation
Banking & Finance Law
Business & Commercial Law
Business Organizations
Contracts
Employment Law -- Employee
Employment Law -- Employer
Entertainment, Sports & Leisure Law
Intellectual Property Law
Labor Law
Litigation & Appeals
Patents
Real Estate Law
Trademarks


BAR ADMISSIONS:


California


EDUCATION:


J.D., The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Honors: Cum Laude

B.A., McGill University
Honors: First Class Honors
Major: Economics/Political Science