Focused on Maximizing Value

Citrin Cooperman’s dedicated team of royalty contract compliance professionals have deep experience in multiple industries including music, sports, apparel, franchising, merchandising, publishing, gaming, and commercial licensing. We can help to maximize the revenues generated by your intellectual property and the value of these important assets.

Audit and assurance services are provided by Citrin Cooperman & Company, LLP.

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Services Included

Royalty Inspections to maximize revenues that focus on the salient domestic and international

  • Royalty Inspections
  • Desktop Inspections (reduced scope)

Catalog Financial Due Diligence to maximize value

  • Ensure all income streams and potential rate increases and reversions are considered in preparation for a potential sale.
  • Identification of unreported and under-reported usages that depress historical earnings.
  • Ascertain rate compliance
  • Organization of data for the requisite analyses.
  • Litigation Support
  • Royalty Administration and Management
  • Valuation Services
  • Customized Income Tracking

How Citrin Cooperman Can Help

Our Royalty Inspection, Contract Compliance, and Consulting team can help to protect your current and future payments by analyzing complex transactions and contractual terms. Through our royalty inspections, we have uncovered significant under-reportings leading to substantial recoveries on behalf of our diverse client base.

Examples of findings from previous royalty inspections include:

  • Inappropriate rate deductions and/or reductions
  • Unauthorized deductions
  • Clerical mistakes
  • Underreported revenues and overreported expenses
  • Inventory issues
  • Incorrect use of conversion on foreign exchange rates
  • Incorrect royalty rates utilized
  • Use of unapproved factories
  • Sales made outside of the licensed territory

Industries Served:

  • Music
  • Film and Television
  • Literary Publishing
  • Video Games
  • Theater
  • Licensing: Fashion, Apparel, Merchandise
  • Franchise

Our Clients Include:

  • Recording Artists and Producers
  • Songwriters
  • Music Publishers
  • Recording Companies
  • Authors and Literary Agents
  • Video Game Developers
  • Theater Authors, Composers and Writers
  • Licensors of Fashion, Apparel, Merchandise

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