Legal Advice for Entertainment Law — 50 results
Written by attorney Bruce E. Burdick, 8 months ago.
Yes. Sometimes, however, not much more. Here's when it might be quite worthwhile, and when not. When both sides are big companies. Big companies have lots of people. It helps to have things... more
Written by attorney Deborah Gonzalez, almost 4 years ago.
What is a contract? An agreement between two or more parties in which an offer is made and accepted and each party benefits. The parties must be competent when they enter this agreement —... more
Written by attorney Maurice N Ross, about 1 year ago.
Anyone who aspires to work in the music business, whether as performer, producer, record label or publisher, must understand the basics of copyright law. The following is a simple summary... more
Written by attorney Asaph O. Abrams, about 3 years ago.
"How Is That My Problem?" (Hereinafter referred to as "HITMP.") It's telling that HITMP is the defining characteristic of the legal system. Law is adversarial, ergo one side's problem... more
Written by attorney Peter Jay Wilke, over 3 years ago.
Although I specialize in the securities law aspects of independent movie (and other business) financing, I also do "production legal" work when asked.
There are 4 stages of film production:... more
Written by attorney Edward Elkins, over 3 years ago.
Name of Your Record Label Your record label name is an important aspect of your brand identity. Look to any record label (or business for that matter) and you will identify the name. Just... more
Written by attorney Frederic Douglas, over 3 years ago.
Getting just one clearance for a sample The music that you want to use is protected by two copyrights. One copyright for the performance (what was recorded) and the other copyright is for... more
Written by attorney Alan Goldberger, about 4 years ago.
Alan S. Goldberger 2008-2010. All Legal Rights ReservedHistorically, anecdotal evidence seems to suggest that the law of sports is the equivalent of the law of entertainment and vice... more
Written by attorney Jon Garon, over 4 years ago.
This is part of a series of book excerpts from The Independent Filmmaker's Law and Business Guide: Financing, Shooting, and Distributing Independent and Digital Films designed to introduce... more
Written by attorney Michael S. Haber, about 4 years ago.
Death as a Late-Filing Penalty
You may have read, a while back, of a circumstance in which a death row prisoner filed his last possible appeala day late and the prosecutor argued that... more
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