Some lawyers see problems. We see solutions.
We adopt a pro-active approach to help businesses and individuals navigate the legal landscape in the core areas of media law and intellectual property. We combine friendly and timely service with excellent legal advice to help you reach your business goals sooner.
In Motion Legal was founded by Brooke Schubauer. Brooke is an experienced Media and IP Lawyer who takes a genuine interest in her clients’ businesses and helping them to reach their goals.
When you work with In Motion Legal you work directly with Brooke and benefit from:
Brooke focused her efforts on media law and intellectual property from day one. She worked as a Media and IP Lawyer in private practice in Auckland and London for six years before moving in-house in 2010 and establishing In Motion Legal in 2019. Brooke has advised on hundreds of content distribution deals (across film, television, music and publishing), content development and brand licensing. She has successfully defended advertising standards complaints, recovered domain names and advised luxury brand owners in relation to protecting and enforcing their rights. Brooke has presented on media law and intellectual property issues at universities in Australia, New Zealand and the UK.
Brooke has worked as a Media and IP Lawyer in Queensland, New South Wales, the UK and New Zealand. She is well placed to advise you on international agreements and also draws on her international experience to give the best advice on local issues.
Brooke worked in-house for over five years as Head of Business & Legal Affairs for Entertainment One Australia (previously Hopscotch Films) and spent one year in-house in the UK working for a multinational telecommunications company. This means Brooke is well versed in working directly with key commercial executives and providing commercially relevant legal advice.
In Motion Legal operates in the core areas of media law and intellectual property.
Film & TV development & production
Chain of title
Advertising & promotions
Privacy & Defamation
Anti-piracy and anti-counterfeiting
Domain name recovery
IP transfers & strategy
IP audits & due diligence
We can advise you on issues including:
Brooke has identified an unmet need for access to flexible, premium legal services in the media and technology sectors. She is passionate about helping media professionals and entrepreneurs reach their business goals and furthering Australia’s reputation for delivering world class content and technology.
We are proud to be part of the NewLaw movement.
In Motion Legal is a paperless, online legal practice which utilises the latest technology to provide you with quick and seamless legal advice when and where you need it. We don’t charge by the hour (unless you want us to). Instead we offer fixed fees, monthly retainers and are happy to discuss other flexible fee structures.
"I have worked with Brooke for over 10 years and have always found her to be efficient, client focused and knowledgeable. She delivers prompt and insightful legal advice on all aspects of content distribution, providing a consistently high level of service. Highly recommend!"
Jason Hernandez, Co-Founder & MD,
"Brooke brings us a wealth of knowledge about the film industry, from both distribution and production, and backs that up with sound commercial law experience. It's great to have the support and counsel Brooke provides on assignments ranging from original document creation to astute review and negotiaton."
"Brooke is an indispensable part of our professional support network. Her legal expertise - especially around the twisty complexities of music copyright law - has been a great asset to us during contract negotiations and disputes. As well as drawing-up great, robust contracts, I know I can rely on Brooke for advice or legal clarification, and I feel secure in the knowledge that any task I leave with her is in good hands."
Zander Hulme, Supertonic