Jonathan Lutzky, Esq.

Jonathan Lutzky, Esq.

VICE Media
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Lecturer Bio

Jonathan Lutzky is General Counsel at VICE Media, a global youth media company that includes print, event, music, online, television, and feature film divisions that operates in over 35 countries. VICE is the industry leader in original video for the web, with dozens of original series franchises across all content categories.


Prior to that joining VICE, Jonathan served as counsel at MTV Networks, where he drafted negotiated licenses, venue agreements, talent agreements, merchandising agreements, publishing agreements, broadcasting agreements, and production agreements.


Before his tenure at MTV Networks, Jonathan worked at MasurLaw as associate counsel. Jonathan previously worked at Bienstock & Michael, PC, where he worked on various intellectual property matters, with a particular emphasis on trademark prosecution. Jonathan has experience working closely with musicians, record labels, record producers, television producers,

television networks, web developers, visual artists, and inventors.


Jonathan received a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied communications in the Annenberg School, and a J.D. from New York Law School. During law school, he was a member of the New York Law School Moot Court Association. Throughout his second and third years of law school,  Jonathan worked in the Business and Legal Affairs department of EMI Music North America.

Practice Area

Intellectual Property

Courses by Jonathan Lutzky, Esq.


Representing Content Producers in the Multimedia Age

Are you a Youtube sensation?  Is your client? Listen and learn from Jonathan Lutzky, general counsel for Vice Media, the largest producers of online content in the world.   In this course,…

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Representing Media Clients in a Digital Age

As a transactional entertainment lawyer, Jonathan Lutzky gives a survey of what it means to work in the transactional entertainment legal field focused on business and transactional needs. In this exciting…

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The Art of Drafting Contracts for Media Clients

With the Internet bringing a whole new set of players as media clients into the field of entertainment law and intellectual property, lecturer Jonathan Lutzky, Esq. focuses on the different aspects…

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