Book Description

Review Blum's background as an accountant in Los Angeles-as well as his prior experience with a big accounting firm, a motion picture studio, and an oil company-amply qualifies him to offer his insights to lawyers engaged in drafting, performance, and litigation of licensing agreements. This book is helpful for lawyers involved in drafting licensing agreements, monitoring the performance of agreements, or contemplating litigation when performance proves to be less than satisfactory. Paul D. Supnik, Los Angeles Laywer Read more About the Author Sidney Blum, CPA, CFE, CrFA, CFF, DAFBA, FACFEI, CPEA is currently a Partner at Green Hasson & Janks, LLP in Los Angeles. He is one of America's leading royalty auditors, having represented leading licensors in a vast number of industries such as high technology, biotechnology, media & entertainment, toys, apparel, software, digital distribution, team sports, consumer products, medical devices, oil & gas, and aerospace. Mr. Blum has gathered his skills by auditing the following types of self-reporting contracts: construction, most favored nation, residual, participation, joint venture, advertising, service, time & material, cost-plus, distribution and digital distribution. He also performs expert witness testimony and is a frequent lecturer on royalty auditing. Sidney Blum wrote the royalty audit methodology for two of the Big 4 Accounting firms where he was a partner for approximately five years. In addition to working at the Big 4, he has seven years of industry experience as an internal auditor, split between Fortune 50 oil and gas companies and entertainment. Read more