Entertainment Law

Entertainment Law

Entertainment Law

Entertainment Law

Contents of Entertainment Law

Contents of this subject matter include:

  • Introduction to the Entertainment Industry- topic overview, current issues, major players, economics of the industry, the lawyers role, common terms, intermediaries: agents and managers
  • Entertainment Rights- rights in publicity, intellectual property and ideas
  • The Music Industry- Players and their roles, evolving issues, music contracting- management agreements, music publishing, recording agreements
  • The Movie and Television Industry- the players, the film process, the pitch/protection of ideas, acquiring property, clearances, options, talent contracts, production agreements, completion guarantees, investment agreements
  • The video game industry- players and their roles, major issues in contract negotiation involving, game publishers, developers and licensors
  • Distribution Issues of entertainment properties-licensing and distribution agreements, impact of the internet, piracy
  • Merchandising Agreements- obtaining a license, analysis of terms

Media and Entertainment Law and Regulation

Contents of Media and Entertainment Law and Regulation

Contents of this subject matter include:

  • Introduction to media and entertainment law
  • Media and Entertainment industries in Australia
  • Freedom of Speech and its impact on content
  • Copyright
  • Censorship
  • Defamation
  • Contempt
  • Privacy
  • Sedition, Blasphemy and Anti-vilification laws
  • New technologies

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Entertainment Law

This entry provides an overview of the legal framework of entertainment law, with a description of the most significant features of entertainment law at international level.

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References (Papers)

  • Arrr… Whose Booty, Mates? Who Possesses Legal Title To A Home Run Baseball That Lands Outside A Stadium’s Confines?, Michael R. Gavin, Jan 2017
  • Undressing The Locker Room Issue: Applying Title Ix To The Legal Battle Over Locker Room Equality For Transgender Student-Athletes, Meghan M. Pirics, Jan 2017
  • Mitchell’s Story: A Cautionary Tale Of Underlying Cardiovascular Disease And The Call For Increased Pre-Participation Sports Physicals At The Intercollegiate Level, Jessica M. Goldstein, Jan 2017
  • The Curious Case Of The Bradley Center, Matthew J. Parlow, Jan 2017
  • Baseball And The U.S.-Cuban Diplomatic Relationship: Why Did Baseball Serve As An Ineffective Diplomatic Tool For The United States And Cuba?, Abbygale Sarah Martinen, Jan 2017
  • A Puncher’s Chance: Assessing The Classification Of Martial Artists’ Hands As Deadly Weapons, Michael R. Romeo, Jan 2017



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