Law and Business of the Entertainment Industries: Fourth Edition / Edition 4

Law and Business of the Entertainment Industries: Fourth Edition / Edition 4

by D. E. Biederman, R. C. Berry, E. E. Pierson, M. E. Silfen
     
 

In response to increasing convergence of technologies in the entertainment industries, this thoroughly updated and revised fourth edition in also carefully reorganized and conveniently reformatted. Moreover, this new easy to read single-column format makes the volume a more accessible resource for lawyers, students, and industry professionals. The fourth edition is

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In response to increasing convergence of technologies in the entertainment industries, this thoroughly updated and revised fourth edition in also carefully reorganized and conveniently reformatted. Moreover, this new easy to read single-column format makes the volume a more accessible resource for lawyers, students, and industry professionals. The fourth edition is divided into two parts--one dealing with general principles and the other dealing with specific entertainment and related industries--and over fifty new cases have been added. The case material covers recent changes in the entertainment business--among them innovations, consolidations, copyright issues, and globalization--and each is analyzed in detail. FREE semi-annual supplements are available. FOR THE FIRST TIME THESE SUPPLEMENTS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE ONLINE!!

In response to the increasing convergence of technologies in the entertainment industries, this thoroughly updates and revised fourth edition is carefully reorganized and conveniently reformatted. Moreover, the new easy-to-read single-column format makes the volume a more accessible resource for lawyers, students, and industry professionals. The Fourth Edition is divided into two parts--one dealing with general principles and the other dealing with specific entertainment and related industries--and over 50 new cases have been added. The case material covers recent changes in the entertainment business--among them innovation, consolidation, copyright issues, and globalization--and each is analyzed in detail.

As the internet grows and becomes a part of everyday life, the laws and legal decisions shaping it will continue to affect entertainment business. Therefore, special attention had been devoted to the Internet and other emerging technologies in this new edition. Supplements are also provided to readers to reflect recent changes and update the current material. This classic casebook is assigned to students at top law schools throughout the country and is utilized as a desk reference by industry professionals. FREE semi-annual supplements are available. FOR THE FIRST TIME THESE SUPPLEMENTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE!!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275969837
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/30/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
864
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Global Overview1
Standards Governing Preliminary Injunctions, Motions for Summary Judgment, and Attachments6
Ch. 1Representing Talent13
Ch. 2Talent Contracts67
Ch. 3Acquisition of Rights: Rights of Personality and Identity157
Ch. 4Acquisition of Rights: Ideas and Other Property281
Ch. 5Contract Performance, Exploitation Obligations, and Limitations on Exploitation353
Ch. 6Remedies431
Ch. 7Literary Publishing525
Ch. 8Music Publishing549
Ch. 9Sound Recordings581
Ch. 10Films625
Ch. 11Television657
Ch. 12The Internet, Multimedia, and Emerging Technologies689
Ch. 13Theatre773
Table of Cases803
Index831

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