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Media and Communications Law

The Shuttleworth & Ingersoll attorneys in the Media and Communications Law practice area have extensive experience in representing media companies, including newspapers, publishers, television and radio stations, telecommunications companies and competitive local exchange carriers (CLEC’s), online retailers and internet companies, in commercial transactions (such as the preparation and negotiation of media related contracts, web site terms of use or sale, printing press and ancillary equipment purchase and installation agreements, licensing arrangements, advertising agreements, tower leases, dark fiber leases, indefeasible rights to use (IRUs) and co-location agreements), in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures of media properties, and with respect to domain name, trademark, copyright and other intellectual property issues.

The firm has represented telephone companies before the Iowa Utilities Board with regard to rates, territories, and other matters. The firm represents media companies with respect to the protection and exercise of their First Amendment rights, the content and use of advertising and promotional contests, the defense of claims involving defamation, libel and slander, and the prosecution and defense of claims under the Freedom of Information Act, and in litigation relating to each of these matters.

Shuttleworth & Ingersoll Media and Communications Law Attorneys

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John M. Bickel (319) 731-2363
Terri C. Davis (319) 365-9461
Dean R. Einck (Chair) (319) 365-9461
Samuel E. Jones (319) 731-2359
Kristymarie Shipley (319) 365-9461
Jason R. Sytsma (319) 365-9461