Day & Koch LLP represents creative companies, individuals, and entrepreneurs in business and corporate transactions, entertainment matters, intellectual property law, and estate planning. The firm is committed to providing its clients with top quality legal representation in a practical, prompt, and cost-effective manner.
Bart Day has over 25 years of experience practicing entertainment, copyright, and trademark law. He has provided legal counsel for a vast array of film, television, music, theatre, and other entertainment-related projects. From 2002 to 2008, Bart was Vice-President of Legal and Business Affairs for a Los Angeles entertainment company. He has also served as outside counsel for Universal Studios. Bart is a member of the board of directors of The Recording Academy (Pacific Northwest Chapter), presenter of the Grammy Awards, Oregon Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, and Painted Sky, a Portland-based non-profit dedicated to providing dance and music training and performance opportunities for Native American youth. Bart is the co-author of two books on the legal aspects of the music industry, and he speaks regularly at national entertainment industry conferences.
Anne Koch earned her undergraduate degree in music from Skidmore College (cum laude) and her Juris Doctorate in 2001 from Lewis & Clark Law School. She is admitted to practice in Oregon and Washington. Anne previously practiced with the estate planning firm Brislawn Lofton PLLC and the business law firm Motschenbacher & Blattner LLP. Anne is the incoming chair of the Executive Committee of the Oregon State Bar Intellectual Property Section, Treasurer of Oregon Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, and was a member of the board of MusicFest NW from 2006-2014. Anne’s practice focuses in the areas of business and corporate transactions, intellectual property, and estate planning. She provides expertise on entity formation and other business start-up concerns for both for-profit and non-profit organizations, contracts and licensing, and copyright and trademark prosecution and enforcement. She additionally assists individuals and small businesses with shareholder disputes, operational issues, company acquisitions and buy-outs, succession issues, estate planning and probate. Anne was named a “Rising Star” in Superlawyers magazine in 2009–2011.
Sean Clancy’s practice includes business, intellectual property, and estate planning. He serves on the board of Oregon Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts and Women in Film Portland. He published Branded Bud or Generic Ganja? Trademarks for Marijuana in Washington in the Lewis & Clark Law Review and he has given numerous presentations about business and intellectual property topics. Sean graduated cum laude from Lewis & Clark Law School and was selected to join the Cornelius Honor Society. During law school he edited Lewis & Clark Law Review, clerked for the Consul Group, the Small Business Legal Clinic, the Lewis & Clark Legal Clinic, and served as judicial extern for Chief Judge Ann Aiken in the United States District Court of Oregon. Before law school, Sean graduated cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from the Honors College at the University of Washington.
Day & Koch LLP is an "AV preeminent" rated law firm, the highest rating attainable in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.