Publication Date: 2006- (kept current with pocket parts)
Provides an in-depth discussion and analysis of recent entertainment case law, forms, and drafting guidance, Entertainment Law covers the entire spectrum of entertainment law issues, including: investment, distribution, talent representation, agreements, credits and billing, artistic control, defamation, privacy, publicity, copyright, moral rights, trademark, unfair competition, electronic rights.
In this text, you will also find: analysis of recent cases, discussion of network and affiliate relations, tips about litigation involving celebrities, sample forms, checklists, a glossary of industry terms
Offering a unique focus on situations that arise during litigation that involve celebrities, Entertainment Law: Legal Concepts and Business Practices is a comprehensive reference for entertainment attorneys. Specific citations to state and federal statutes, rules, and caselaw are included to assist in every phase of trial preparation through appeals.
Lindey on Entertainment, Publishing and the Arts is an unparalleled reference and practical resource for entertainment lawyers. A wealth of forms and agreements for transactions involving traditional and new media (music, film, sound recordings, television, photographs, software, and others) enable you to meet the challenges of a legally complex entertainment field. Updates address topics such as: fair use, duration of copyright, copyrighted works posted to Twitter, marks consisting of domain names, trade dress and functionality, unfair and false advertising, regulation of nonobscene offensive content, the Visual Artists Rights Act
The set includes citations to state and federal statutes, rules, and caselaw, and offers up-to-date analysis of legal developments in substantive areas of law, along with detailed discussion of significant cases involving: digital media and file sharing; false advertising; interaction between attribution, trademark law, and copyright law; music and sound recording sampling; digital downloads and performance rights.