Also known as media law, entertainment law encompasses many legal areas related to the entertainment field. Relevant industries include film, music, television, radio, publishing, video games, and fine arts.
Many traditional legal topics arise in entertainment law, including intellectual property, production and distribution agreements, licensing rights, employment contracts, trademark, copyright, defamation, privacy rights, labor, pornography, and First Amendment rights. Lawsuits in this field often involve creators, producers, actors, and consumers.
The legal issues involved in entertainment industry disputes are complex. It's advisable to get an experienced attorney if you are contemplating legal action.