Entertainment Law in a Nutshell

Author: Sherri Burr
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781683285045
Format: PDF
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This compact reference gives a big picture overview of the intellectual property, contract, publicity, estate planning, and First Amendment issues that contribute to the field of entertainment law. Professor Burr also addresses specific legal issues that arise in the film, music, and television industries, including discussion of the rise of "reality" television. This Nutshell is ideal as a secondary text to accompany any entertainment law casebook, as the primary text for a seminar, or as background information for someone requiring an overview.

Entertainment Law in a Nutshell

Author: Sherri Burr
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314280619
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This compact reference gives a big picture overview of the intellectual property, contract, publicity, estate planning, and First Amendment issues that contribute to the field of entertainment law. Professor Burr also addresses specific legal issues that arise in the film, music, and television industries, including discussion of the rise of "reality" television. This Nutshell is ideal as a secondary text to accompany any entertainment law casebook, as the primary text for a seminar, or as background information for someone requiring an overview.

Entertainment Law in a Nutshell

Author: Sherri Burr
Publisher: West Group
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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A basic but comprehensive survey of entertainment law, this Nutshell gives a big picture overview of the intellectual property, contract, publicity, estate planning, and First Amendment issues that contribute to the field. Professor Burr also addresses specific legal issues that arise in the film, music, and television industries, including discussion of the rise of reality television. This Nutshell can be assigned as a secondary text to accompany any entertainment law casebook, as the primary text for a seminar, or as background information for someone requiring an overview.

Entertainment Law

Author: Corey Field
Publisher: Cognella Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781516524297
Format: PDF, Docs
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Entertainment Law: Fundamentals and Practice is a comprehensive and unique "how to" guide covering every area of entertainment law including fundamental principles, detailed business models, legal foundations, contract terms, practical advice, and full legal citations for cases and statutes. It has the depth required for practicing lawyers and law students, while at the same time being readable, approachable, and a guidebook for anyone interested in how the entertainment industry works. The chapters comprehensively cover all aspects of the entertainment industry organized into film, television, book and magazine publishing, music, live theater, radio, celebrity rights, and cyber law. Within those categories related topics such as agents and managers, licensing, advertising, social media, financing, branding, digital media, new television models including video streaming on demand, new models in music publishing and recording and digital radio, computer games, copyright fair use and other related fields are included. Developed in recognition of the broad scope of entertainment law and its areas of overlap with contract, corporate, intellectual property, and regulatory law and more, Entertainment Law: Fundamentals and Practice is an excellent resource for both survey courses and breakout courses on film, television, and music law, among others. Corey Field is a widely regarded entertainment and intellectual property lawyer, legal writer, teacher, and scholar based in Los Angeles. He practices entertainment, media, copyright, and trademark law for worldwide clients in all facets of the entertainment industry. He is a lecturer in Law at the University of Southern California's Gould School of Law, where he teaches courses including entertainment law, entertainment law in practice, and music law in practice. An award winning legal writer and in-demand guest speaker, Corey is the author of many law review and entertainment industry publications and the principal author of the legal treatise Entertainment Law: Forms and Analysis. Corey serves on several entertainment industry boards including the BMI Foundation, the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, and Classical Radio KUSC, and has held leadership positions in the Recording Academy (Philadelphia Chapter) and as a board member of the Music Publishers Association of the United States. He served as president of The Copyright Society of the U.S.A. and is outside counsel for the Sundance Institute and Sundance Film Festival. Prior to becoming an attorney, he was an executive in the international music publishing industry, and holds a Ph.D. in music composition. He is a member of the California, New York, and Pennsylvania bars. Formerly with the Los Angeles office of a national law firm based on the East Coast, in 2016 he founded a boutique entertainment and media law firm Corey Field Law Group, P.C.

Entertainment Law

Author: Sherri L. Burr
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9780314184054
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Entertainment Law: Cases and Materials in Established and Emerging Media is an exciting new book that contains cases, interviews with celebrities and other materials that educates its readers about the complicated entertainment business. To capture first-hand knowledge of the entertainment business, Burr has interviewed widely throughout the United States, Australia, England, Germany, Spain, and Switzerland. The celebrities featured in this book include Academy Award and Grammy winners, as well as best-selling authors and TV stars. It opens with a chapter on the globalization of the entertainment industry and explains how mastering U.S. entertainment law helps qualify lawyers to work abroad.

Social Media Law in a Nutshell

Author: Ryan Garcia
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781634593540
Format: PDF, ePub
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Social media has transformed how the world communicates. Its impact has been felt in every corner of our society including the law. Social Media Law in a Nutshell is a wide-ranging look of how the social media transformation has impacted various legal fields. From marketing to employment to torts to criminal law to copyright and beyond, virtually every legal field has been changed by social media. By looking at high level concerns and example cases, Social Media Law in a Nutshell attempts to give practitioners exposure to social media issues and concerns so they can better advise clients and approach the new social media world with their legal eyes opened to new and old risks alike. This book can also serve as a text for law professors looking to expose law students to the burgeoning area of Social Media Law.

Entertainment Law

Author: Adam Epstein
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131147430
Format: PDF
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Introducing a historical perspective in the music, radio, television, and motion picture industries, this book contains interrelated chapters that clearly and concisely expose readers to various legal issues among the segments of the entertainment industry. It shows that an appreciation of the extremely creative individuals that comprise the industry will be helpful if you choose entertainment law as a career. After a short overview of the American legal system, this book covers agents and managers, entertainment contracts, constitutional issues, administrative regulation, antitrust regulation, intellectual property issues, live performance issues, music and music publishing issues, and legal issues in television and motion pictures. An excellent reference and informational book for anyone involved in sports and/or entertainment law, including paralegals, legal assistants, and talent managers.

First Amendment Law in a Nutshell

Author: Jerome A. Barron
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN:
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This product provides a short and readable source for individuals interested in constitutional law, First Amendment law, and communications law. It is divided into four parts: the history, methodology, and philosophical foundations of the First Amendment; topics such as First Amendment issues that arise in cable television and in regulating children's access to the Internet; issues in First Amendment law such as the public forum doctrine, the compelled speech doctrine, and the free expression rights of government employees; and the text, history, and theory of the religion clauses, chronicling the ongoing battle in the Supreme Court between accommodationists and separationists.

Entertainment Law and Practice

Author: Jon M. Garon
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781611634648
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This casebook provides a comprehensive survey of the primary entertainment law practice areas, including motion pictures, music, social media, television, and cultural arts. It addresses both the practical aspects of entertainment and the fundamental underpinnings of entertainment law. Built on a solid theoretical basis for each topic, the materials integrate problems and examples of the cutting edge issues transforming entertainment and technology law practice. This casebook is uniquely balanced to address and integrate the need to teach the practitioner's issues with the jurisprudential framework necessary to make the course appropriate to the law school curriculum.

Gaming Law in a Nutshell

Author: Walter T. Champion (Jr.)
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314278364
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Gaming Law in a Nutshell discusses all aspects of gambling law, and on all levels: local, tribal, state, national and international. It covers all forms of wagering, legal and illegal, including casino games and slot machines, lotteries, poker, bingo, sports betting, racing and Internet gaming. This book explains why legal gambling, one of the fastest growing industries in the world, still faces restrictions on its right to advertise or even have its contracts enforced. It has separate discussions of many jurisdictions, including Nevada, New Jersey, Macau, Canada and other countries; Indian and charity gaming; taxes; intellectual property; compulsive gambling; and the most popular forms of gambling.