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publishing lawyer :
F. Robert (Bob) Stein
Law Office of F. Robert Stein (of Counsel to Pryor Cashman LLP)
478 2nd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215
718 369 0998
718 369 0076 (fax)

Bob counsels and represents authors, literary agents, book publishers and others in publishing negotiations and disputes. He drafts and negotiates author contracts, literary agency agreements, collaboration agreements, and all other book publishing agreements. He also reviews book manuscripts prior to publication for libel, copyright and other problems.

Bob represents film producers in the pre-release review of screenplays and films (including Academy Award winners The Cove and Taxi to the Dark Side, Academy Award-nominated The Square, The Betrayal-Nerakhoon, No End in Sight, and Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, as well as Emmy Award winner Chasing Ice, and The House I Live In, Why We Fight, Wordplay, Mad Hot Ballroom, and others), and assists insurers of film and television productions in determining the insurability of various productions.

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Pryor Cashman LLP is a full service law firm, including lawyers experienced in entertainment, trademarks, litigation, tax, real estate, etc.

years experience: 42
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Emma Chase
Amy Goldman
Lisa Manzione
Pat Schories
Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Literary Agencies:
Aaron M. Priest Literary Agency, Inc.
Creative Well, Inc.
Jane Rotrosen Agency
Miller Bowers Griffin Literary Management

Bella & Harry, LLC

11/78 - 12/86 Vice President and General Counsel, Warner Publishing Inc.(Warner Books, Warner Audio, DC Comics, and Warner Publisher Services)

11/76 - 10/78 Assistant General Counsel, Simon & Schuster

11/74 - 10/76 Attorney, CBS, Inc.

7/71 - 10/74 Attorney, Random House, Inc.

Author, "Book Publishing: Standard 'Trade Book' Author/Publisher Agreements" (chapter in ENTERTAINMENT LAW, published by New York State Bar Association (1989, 1996, 2004, 2014, 2018)