9780766835849

Entertainment Law

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  • ISBN13:

    9780766835849

  • ISBN10:

    0766835847

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-07-21
  • Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning

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Summary

Thorough knowledge of entertainment law can be easily gained through this book as it presents the material in easy-to-understand language and a fun-to-read format. Memorable case examples and edited judicial decisions demonstrate the many legal principles covered. This is the book professionals and students turn to for a valuable discussion of this area of law.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Introduction xvii
Constitutional Considerations
1(28)
Chapter Overview
1(1)
The Right to Privacy
2(5)
Loss of the Right to Privacy
6(1)
Obscenity
7(1)
Control of Likeness and Name
8(1)
Defamation
9(4)
Defenses to Defamation
11(2)
Chapter Review
13(1)
Judicial Decision
14(12)
Key Terms
26(1)
Exercises
26(3)
The First Amendment
27(2)
Federal Regulation of Intellectual Property
29(24)
Chapter Overview
29(1)
Copyrights
30(5)
Ownership and Transfer
30(2)
Duration of a Copyright
32(1)
Notice of Copyright
33(1)
Infringement and Remedies
34(1)
Marks
35(3)
Trademarks
35(1)
Service Marks
36(1)
Collective Marks
37(1)
Certification of Marks
37(1)
Trade Names
37(1)
Antitrust
38(1)
Sports and Antitrust Laws
38(1)
Chapter Review
39(1)
Judicial Decision
40(10)
Key Terms
50(1)
Exercises
50(3)
Trademark/Service Mark Application
51(2)
Legal Structures of the Entertainment Industry
53(68)
Chapter Overview
53(1)
The Business Structure
54(13)
The Sole Proprietorship
55(4)
The General Partnership
59(4)
The Limited Partnership
63(2)
The Corporation
65(1)
The Limited Liability Company
66(1)
Contracts
67(9)
Overview
68(3)
Creation of a Form Contract
71(5)
Taxation
76(2)
The Sole Proprietorship
76(1)
General and Limited Partnerships
77(1)
Corporations and LLCs
77(1)
Insurance
78(1)
Key Man Insurance
79(1)
Chapter Review
79(2)
Judicial Decision
81(5)
Key Terms
86(1)
Exercises
87(34)
Scedule C (Form 1040)
89(2)
Partnership Return
91(2)
Corporate Tax Return
93(4)
Limited Partnership Agreement
97(18)
Certificate of Incorporation
115(3)
Articles of Organization
118(3)
Television
121(24)
Chapter Overview
121(1)
Distribution Regulation
122(6)
Broadcast Regulation
123(2)
Cable Regulation
125(2)
Other Transmissions' Regulation
127(1)
Program Regulation
128(3)
The First Amendment
128(1)
Newscasting
129(1)
Other Regulations
130(1)
Television Contracts
131(1)
Chapter Review
132(1)
Judicial Decision
132(10)
Key Terms
142(1)
Exercises
143(2)
Option Agreement
144(1)
Film
145(86)
Chapter Overview
145(1)
Property for Motion Pictures
146(6)
Unions
152(2)
The Runaway Production
154(1)
Colorization
155(3)
Chapter Review
158(1)
Judicial Decision
159(1)
Key Terms
160(1)
Exercises
161(70)
Screen Actors' Guild Producer Incentive Media Agreement
162(69)
Live Stage Performances
231(18)
Chapter Overview
231(1)
Actors' Equity and Equity Contracts
232(4)
The Union
232(1)
The Union Contract
233(3)
Cast Members
236(1)
The Producer
236(1)
Juvenile Actors
236(1)
Filming and Taping
237(1)
Copyright Considerations
238(3)
Public Performance
239(1)
Reproduction
239(1)
Adaptation
240(1)
Other Issues
240(1)
Royalties
240(1)
Chapter Review
241(1)
Judicial Decisions
241(6)
Key Terms
247(1)
Exercises
247(2)
Recording and Music Publishing
249(30)
Chapter Overview
249(1)
The Players
250(5)
Management Agreements
250(3)
Agents
253(1)
Accountants and Business Managers
253(1)
Music Publisher
254(1)
Specific Copyright Applications for Musicians
255(3)
The Recording Contract
258(2)
Exclusivity
258(1)
Term
259(1)
Recoupable Advances
260(1)
Royalties
260(2)
Accounting
261(1)
Chapter Review
262(1)
Judicial Decision
262(15)
Key Terms
277(1)
Exercises
277(2)
Publishing
279(30)
Chapter Overview
279(1)
Literary Authors
280(6)
Music Publishing
286(2)
Photographers and Visual Artists
288(2)
Electronic Publishing
290(1)
Chapter Review
291(1)
Judicial Decision
292(6)
Key Terms
298(1)
Exercises
299(10)
Sample Publishing Agreement
300(9)
Sports Law
309(32)
Chapter Overview
309(1)
Professional Sports
310(13)
The Participants
310(6)
Labor Law
316(4)
Tort Liability
320(3)
Amateur Sports
323(4)
Regulation of Amateur Athletics
325(1)
Tort Liability
325(2)
Discrimination
327(3)
Physical Disability
327(2)
Gender
329(1)
Antitrust Implications
330(1)
Professional Sports
330(1)
Amateur Sports
331(1)
Endorsements
331(1)
Chapter Review
332(1)
Judicial Decision
333(5)
Key Terms
338(1)
Exercises
339(2)
Entertainment Law and Cyberspace
341(30)
Chapter Overview
341(1)
Cyberspace
342(7)
Obscenity
342(2)
Defamation
344(1)
Encryption
344(1)
Copyrights and Trademarks
345(4)
International Protections
349(1)
Cyberlaw Jurisdiction
349(3)
Civil Cases
350(1)
Criminal Cases
351(1)
Cyberlaw Jurisdiction for International Cases
351(1)
Chapter Review
352(1)
Judicial Decision
353(6)
Key Terms
359(1)
Exercises
360(11)
WIPO Copyright Treaty
361(10)
Glossary 371(12)
Index 383

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