IP Rights Licensing

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About ALG

ALG specializes in music estate management and representation of timeless entertainment brands.

We oversee the licensing of name, likeness and other intellectual property rights for film, television,
literary and documentary projects, brand collaborations, consumer products and more.

We provide services tailored to the needs of artist and music estates, including oversight
of royalty audits and transactions involving the sale or administration of client-controlled assets.

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Through tireless protection and respectful promotion, a legacy can endure for generations.

ARTIST ESTATE MANAGEMENT

Celebrity and music estate management is a highly specialized field. Our experienced team understands the intricacies and dynamics of working with estates to achieve legacy preservation and financial growth goals.

We work closely with business managers, attorneys, heirs, executors and trustees to broaden the value of name, likeness and other IP assets through media content and consumer goods opportunities.

SOCIAL FAN ENGAGEMENT

Social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook provide a direct connection with core fans and curious observers, allowing carefully curated messaging to create engagement with an eager audience.

We create and utilize verified accounts as the official voice of living legends and artist estates, providing historical insights and announcing new consumer products and media projects.

IP RIGHTS LICENSING & PROTECTION

We work with brand partners around the globe, including luxury and specialty apparel companies, documentary and feature filmmakers, media platforms, major musical instrument manufacturers and more.

We interact with client-appointed IP counsel to ensure that trademarks are filed and maintained, we identify possible rights infringements and we advise clients when it’s necessary to take further action.

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We ideate compelling content, officially licensed products, brand ambassadorships and unique experiential activations.

IGGY POP x STUMPTOWN COFFEE ROASTERS

MICK ROCK x VACANT (Sony Music Japan)

BOB DYLAN x MOLESKINE

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ALG PRINCIPALS

Boutique by design.

ASHLEY AUSTIN ALG

ASHLEY AUSTIN

CEO

As Founder and CEO of ALG, Ashley Austin brings a fresh approach to music estate and brand management.

Since launching the company in 2013, she has built her professional brand on a philosophy of integrity and an unyielding respect for artistry.

In her previous roles at CAA, Strategic Artist Management and Jampol Artist Management, Austin has had the privilege of working with icons including The Doors, Janis Joplin, Rick James, Everclear, Deftones and more.

SCOTT AUSTIN ALG

SCOTT AUSTIN

COO

Scott Austin is Chief Operating Officer of ALG, responsible for business development and client transactions.

Scott oversees macro strategy as well as all aspects of deal negotiations and execution on behalf of ALG clientele.

Leveraging more than two decades of experience in roles at Capitol Records, Maverick Recording Company, and Warner Bros. Records, Scott has extensive knowledge of intellectual property rights management, licensing and protection.

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HOW DOES ALG WORK WITH ESTATES?

Representation of the estates of deceased celebrities and musicians is a unique role.

As celebrity and music estate managers, we work closely with heirs, trustees, executors, attorneys and financial advisors to ensure that assets are preserved, protected and monetized appropriately.

We regularly interface with record companies, music publishers, performing rights organizations and others to optimize estate income.

We take a proactive approach to legacy preservation and create new revenue streams for the future.

WHAT IS BRAND PROTECTION?

Intellectual property rights have both intrinsic and financial value.

Rights protection begins with the timely filing and maintenance of all appropriate trademarks and copyright registrations, followed by observation for potential infringements.

We monitor commercial sales and media channels for potential infringements, and we work with legal counsel to take appropriate action when necessary.

Our mission is to ensure that brand value remains untarnished and always represented as intended.

WHY ALG?

ALG is a leader in the intellectual property rights management space.

We have a unique and diverse client roster of top entertainers, entertainment properties and rights holders, carefully curated across a multitude of brand types.

As representatives of globally recognized marques, we tailor our services to the needs of the individual client and the underlying IP.

ALG provides a dynamic, hands-on approach that is simply unmatched.

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