Jonathan Faber is the Founder, Managing Partner and General Counsel of Luminary Group LLC. Jonathan has decades of experience in licensing, expert witness, valuations, and the Right of Publicity. Jonathan has collaborated with countless manufacturers, advertising agencies, music publishers, technology and media companies. He has served as an expert witness in litigation throughout the United States involving parties such as Drake, the Ramones, 50 Cent, Uma Thurman, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Lancome, Checkers/Rallys, Fruit of the Loom, Vans, Kohls, animated character Madeline, Grammy-Award winning group Digable Planets, Zooey Deschanel, Target, Coca-Cola, Shaun White and others.
Jonathan also is an attorney with McNeely Law LLP. Previously, Jonathan was a partner at Sommer Barnard (now Taft) and was President of CMG Worldwide. Jonathan also worked at Atlantic Records and Time Warner, where he participated in projects involving the Power Rangers and Looney Tunes characters.
Jonathan is the professor of The Right of Publicity at IU McKinney School of Law. He also has taught Licensing Intellectual Property at the IU Maurer School of Law. He is a frequent guest speaker at events, programs and legal symposiums throughout the country, as well as providing interviews and commentary for various media outlets and programming such as HBO Vice, Variety, ESPN, Thomson Reuters, and the BBC. Jonathan was a speaker at the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s (AIPLA) annual symposium and the California CPA’s annual conference. He also is a frequent contributor to business and licensing publications, such as Total Brand Licensing, LIMA, License! Magazine. He has been quoted or profiled in Billboard, the Hollywood Reporter, Forbes, AdWeek, and the ABA’s national magazine, the ABA Journal. Jonathan has contributed to Right of Publicity legislation throughout the U.S.
Jonathan is the creator and administrator of www.RightOfPublicity.com, the leading online resource for the Right of Publicity.
Pete Enfield is President of Luminary Group LLC. Pete also brings decades of experience to Luminary Group, its clients, and its expert witness engagements. Pete has worked with some of the greatest sports, entertainment, music, historical and corporate personalities and trademarks for domestic and international merchandising, advertising and promotional programs for clients including Babe Ruth, Vince Lombardi, Johnny Unitas, Cy Young, Satchel Paige, Jesse Owens, Sam Snead, and Coach John Wooden to name a few.
Pete’s focused approach has resulted in thousands of merchandise and advertising deals for his clients, including with USAA, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Major League Baseball, the National Football League, Mercedes Benz, Coors Light, Chevrolet, Visa, Absolut Vodka, Citibank, DHL, Topps, Hennessy, Nike and adidas. Prior to Luminary Group, Pete served as Senior Vice President of CMG for about fourteen years.