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, Glasser
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275969835

ISBN-13: 9780275969837

Pub. Date: 05/30/2001

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

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

Overview

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!!

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

Introduction
Standards Governing Preliminary Injunctions, Motions for Summary Judgment, Attachments
Representing Talent
Talent Contracts in the Entertainment Industries
Acquisition of Rights: Rights of Personality and Identity
Acquisition of Rights: Ideas and Other Property
Contract Performance, Exploitation Obligations, and Limitations Upon Exploitation
Remedies
Literary Publishing
Music Publishing
Sound Recordings
Films
Television
The Internet, Multimedia, and Other Emerging Technologies
Theatre

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