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    Silvia Legal Discoveries is a law blog dedicated to spreading creativity and knowledge among entrepreneurial minds.


    Here, you will read about recent legal developments in the arts, entertainment and technology worlds, as well as useful tips in daily business operation and project production.

    Meet the author - Silvia Sun, Esq.

    Lawyering for Intellectual Property and Entertainment.

    Silvia Xiaoyun Sun (孙筱云) is a SuperLawyers® rated attorney specializing in entertainment, trademark, copyright, licensing, and general business law. (Silvia is rated by Thompson Reuters as a Rising Star in New York Metro area, a recognition received by top 2.5% of young lawyers of the category.)


    Silvia works closely with media companies, tech startups, filmmakers, musicians, artists, writers, influencers, entrepreneurs and non-profit organizations.


    Silvia practices as the principal attorney of Sun & IP Law Office, PLLC in New York. Prior to starting her own firm, Silvia practiced intellectual property law as an associate attorney at a New York and California based entertainment law firm and legal counsel at a New York based entertainment and IP law firm. Silvia worked for major entertainment and sports companies (such as CBS and MLB) during her legal studies. She is a New York licensed attorney and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English.

    Silvia received her Juris Doctor degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, with a concentration in Intellectual Property Law. She received her Master of Law degree from University of Illinois School of Law (at Urbana-Champaign) and her Bachelor of Law degree from China Southwest University of Political Science and Law (中国西南政法大学).



    Silvia has spoken at national intellectual property conferences and organized IP law related events in New York. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Section of Intellectual Property Law (ABA-IPL). Silvia is also a Chinese licensed psychotherapist. In her personal time, Silvia pursues her passions in art, travel photography, writing and representing Asian artists and musicians.

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