Alan Friel

Practice/Organization Description

Alan Friel is a partner in the Intellectual Property Department of the national law firm Wildman Harrold located in its Beverly Hills office. He is a thought leader regarding convergence legal issues – the property, liability and regulatory implications at the evolving intersections between media, marketing, technology, distribution, commerce, privacy and communication brought about by the ongoing digital revolution. He also regularly addresses complex intellectual property and business issues for a broad range of traditional industries, including research and development, licensing, financing, acquisitions, distribution, sales representative relationships, manufacturing, outsourcing, labeling, warranty matters and joint ventures.

Bar Admissions



NU Law; UCLA Business; GA State; Univ of London

Professional Associations & Memberships

State Bar of California

New York Bar Association

American Bar Association (Sections: Entertainment, Intellectual Property, and Advertising and Promotions, Privacy, Internet and Computer Industry sub-committees)

International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), Certified Privacy Professional

Advisory Board, Children's Advertising Review Unit (CARU)

Association of Media and Entertainment Counsel, Chair Emeritus Law Firm Advisory Board

Promax/BDA (Promotions and Marketing Professionals), Special Counsel

Association of Electronic Interactive Marketers, Special Counsel

Board of Editors of the Internet Law and Strategy and e-Commerce Law & Strategy, each publications of American Lawyer Media.

Assistant Professor, UCLA School of Film, Television and Digital Media

Legal Advisory Board, UCLA School of Film, Television and Digital Media

Promotional Marketing Association (PMA)

Zocalo Public Square, Ex officio Board Member

Honors and Awards



9665 Wilshire Blvd, 2nd Fl
Beverly Hills, CA 90212, United States

  • 310-860-8703

Areas of Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Privacy
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