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Paul A. Baumgarten, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Entertainment Law. Member of Rosenman & Colin LLP.


Baumgarten, Paul Anthony was born on July 31, 1934 in New York City. Son of Louis S. and Margaret (Karol) Baumgarten.


Swarthmore College (Bachelor of Arts, 1955). Harvard University (Bachelor of Laws, 1958).


Worked at Rosenman & Colin LLP (New York, NY) specializing in General Practice. Admitted to the bar, 1958, New York. 1960, United States. District Court, Southern District of New York.

1961, United States. District Court, Eastern District of New York. 1975, United States. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit. Co-Author: "Producing, Financing and Distributing Film," Revised Edition, Limelight Press, 1992.

Author: "Copyrights As Collateral: Perfection Finally Perfected After Peregrine?" University of Detroit Mercy Law Review, Spring 1994. Special Professor, Hofstra Law School, 1977. Co-Chairman, Practicing Law Institute Workshops on Problems of Financing Motion Pictures, 1979.

Arbitrator, American Film Marketing Association, 1986. Member: Copyright Society of the USA (Trustee, 1988-1990). Rosenman & Colin LLP is a leading full-service law firm.

Its practice areas include: communications, corporate, creditors' rights, entertainment, environmental matters, financial services, insurance and reinsurance, intellectual property, international transactions, labor and employment, litigation, matrimonial and family, pensions and ERISA, real estate, securities and commodities, tax, trusts and estates, white collar crime, and zoning.


Member: Copyright Society of the USA (Trustee, 1988-1990).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: classical music. Sailing; tennis.


Married Susan T., February 21, 1960. Children– Stephen, Michael, Lisa, Deborah.