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Firm Overview

A Strong Litigation, Entertainment, and Business Law Firm

For more than forty years the attorneys at  Allan Law Group PC have offered trial law representation and strategic business and legal advice for clients operating in the United States and in the global markets.


The firm has a strong litigation practice, aggressively representing clients in State Courts in California and in Federal Courts throughout the United States. Our attorneys assist clients with arbitrations and mediations and are routinely involved in complex litigation matters in California and abroad.

Our lawyers have years of experience in the entertainment business, assisting Music, Film, and TV clients with a wide range of business and litigation needs, including Copyrights, Trademarks, and deal negotiation for tv, film and documentary projects.  We also provide legal consultation for clients selling, purchasing or investing in Art. 

Our attorneys have broad business and corporate experience, having held positions ranging from in-house general counsels, CEOs of public and private corporations, Assistant Corporate Secretary in a Fortune 500 company, and as Chairman of an international marketing company.

Our extensive legal and business experience allows us to provide effective advice on a wide range of matters facing businesses in Southern California and other countries. Allan Law Group assists clients with their business needs, from the formation of their companies to dissolution, including negotiating contract terms, drafting agreements, and dealing with disputes through litigation and arbitrations.

Experienced International Business Representation

Our attorneys also have a unique breadth and depth of knowledge in the international business and litigation arena.

Robert J. Allan is an AV-rated attorney, who is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, the U.S. District Court, the Southern, Northern and Central District Courts of California, and the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. In addition, he was a Barrister and Solicitor in Canada and is a Solicitor in England and Wales. Robert J. Allan has assisted clients in legal matters for almost 40 years. Mr. Allan practices in the areas of Litigation, Business and Corporate law, Corporate structures, International law, Entertainment litigation, Art law, Film, TV and Music, and Copyright issues, including Copyright Terminations/Recapture and Reversions and related song, music publishing and music catalog sales.

Stella Yap, a shareholder at the firm, represents clients with business law, intellectual property issues, music, entertainment, TV and Film, and litigation matters. Ms. Yap assists clients with business entity formation and structure, negotiating and drafting of agreements, copyright and trademark issues, copyright terminations and litigation involving partnership disputes, music royalties, management disputes, and breach of contract.

Rod Rummelsburg is of Counsel and a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and has represented private and public, domestic and multinational corporations on intellectual property, trademark, copyright, business law, litigation, and international negotiation matters in over 125 countries. He has worked closely with numerous government agencies including the Commerce Department, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Asset Control, and the Federal Communications Commission.  

Our attorneys have extensive experience in all aspects of establishing corporations in foreign and domestic jurisdictions. We also represent clients in mediation and litigation involving foreign and domestic business disputes.

Our attorneys are well respected international business lawyers in the state of California. Our commitment to our clients and our perseverance in seeking effective solutions to their domestic and international legal concerns has earned us the highest possible peer-reviewed rating for professional excellence and integrity from Martindale-Hubbell, an AV rating.*

Copyright, Trademark and Entertainment Litigation 

Our lawyers represent clients in the areas of entertainment disputes, including copyright terminations and reversions, copyright infringement, music royalty accounting disputes, artist-manager disputes, record company accounting disputes for artists and producers, issues that arise with performing rights societies and publishing companies, as well as trademark, copyright, software, and internet-related intellectual disputes in the US and abroad.

International Intellectual Property Protection

We assist clients with cease and desist letters or litigation to protect their trademarks and goods from infringement in the United States and abroad, including working with Law Firms in China to curb infringement on the internet and working with customs agents to stop infringing goods at the border.

Contact our International Business Law and Litigation Attorneys

As general counsel to our clients, we are prepared to offer legal advice and representation on a broad range of legal matters including litigation, intellectual property rights, business litigation, corporate law, international law, and alternative dispute resolution.

Our offices are located in Malibu, California, and we can be contacted by calling 1.310.456.3024, 1.800.439.9403, or contact us here.

*CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies.

Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.

Allan Law Group represents clients with domestic and international business interests in the United States, China, Russia, India, and the southern California cities of Los Angeles, Universal City, Pacific Palisades, Beverly Hills, Burbank, Pasadena, Glendale, Woodland Hills, Encino, Century City, Simi Valley, Los Angeles, Malibu, Ventura, Santa Monica, Culver City, Marina Del Rey, and Malibu.

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