Film Fridays – MGM Sued by Starz Entertainment for Breach of Contract

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Music Mondays: Entertainment Industry Can Reopen Under New Public Health Orders

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Things to Know Before Seeking Help From an Entertainment Lawyer

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One such area is entertainment law, in which professionals within the entertainment industry — such as musicians, artists, agencies, studios, or directors — hire a lawyer to satisfy a need for them.

Things to Know Before Seeking Help From an Entertainment Lawyer

The Hollywood Lawyer

One such area is entertainment law, in which professionals within the entertainment industry — such as musicians, artists, agencies, studios, or directors — hire a lawyer to satisfy a need for them.

The Top Entertainment Law Schools, Ranked

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Do Entertainment Legal Professionals Work With Celebrities?

The Hollywood Lawyer

The entertainment industry can be rife with legal challenges and issues, and celebrities are not immune from encountering these types of problems. The post Do Entertainment Legal Professionals Work With Celebrities? In addition to the celebrities, producers and directors may also experience legal hurdles while they work within the industry. Explicit terms and conditions established within legally binding contracts govern nearly every aspect of […].

Entertainment Lawyer’s and the Types of Fee Structures They Use

The Hollywood Lawyer

Legal professionals can focus their practice on various areas and can help you avoid a wide range of legal hassles that may arise within the context of the entertainment industry.

Music Mondays: Warner Music Sues Bang Energy Over TikTok Advertising Videos

The Hollywood Lawyer

Warner Music Group is seeking damages in a current lawsuit against Bang Energy, the third-best-selling energy drink in the U.S., and its CEO Jack Owoc.

Floyd Mayweather, Promotion Company Sue PAC Entertainment for Breach of Contract

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Mayweather's promotion company says that PAC Entertainment Worldwide missed a $30 million payment deadline. Sports boxing floyd mayweather lawsuit logan paul mayweather promotions pac entertainment

How Music Attorneys Assist Their Entertainment Clients

The Hollywood Lawyer

For an artist working in the entertainment industry, it is important to have a competent legal representative by your side in most aspects of the business. The post How Music Attorneys Assist Their Entertainment Clients appeared first on THE HOLLYWOOD LAWYER.

Film Fridays – “Black Spartans” Film Threatened With Defamation Lawsuit

The Hollywood Lawyer

Surviving members and relatives of the famed Black Spartans sent a letter to the creators of the film “Black Spartans,” including director-writer Ben Cory Jones, producer James Velissaris and his various aliases, as well as actors J.

Entertaining As Alexa Is, Coloring Books Are Way Less Dangerous

Above The Law

The post Entertaining As Alexa Is, Coloring Books Are Way Less Dangerous appeared first on Above the Law. Alexa and Siri have some explaining to do. Technology AI Alexa Machine Learning Product Liability Siri

Music Mondays: Taylor Swift Sued For Copyright Infringement Over 2019 Album

The Hollywood Lawyer

Teresa La Dart, a writer from Memphis, Tennessee, has sued star Taylor Swift for $1 million for alleged copyright infringement. The lawsuit claims that Swift plagiarised sections of her book for her 2019 album ‘Lover.’

Nashville Music Co. Names Entertainment Vet As GC

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Exceleration Music, a partnership of global music industry leaders, has hired longtime industry attorney Jennifer Newman Sharpe as its general counsel and head of legal and business affairs

Music Mondays: Megan Thee Stallion Sues Label To Exit Contract

The Hollywood Lawyer

Now that Megan Thee Stallion has released her second album, Traumazine, she argues she should be done with her record deal, according to new legal filings in her lawsuit against 1501 Certified Entertainment reported by Rolling Stone.

Music Mondays: Sam Smith and Normani Sued For Copyright Infringement

The Hollywood Lawyer

Sam Smith and Normani continue to tackle an ongoing lawsuit against them. Plaintiffs allege the duo stole from a 2015 song for their 2019 hit song “Dancing With a Stranger.”

Music Mondays – Zakes Bantwini Sued by Paradise Africa for Breach of Contract

The Hollywood Lawyer

African recording artist, Zakes Bantwini, is being sued by his record label, Paradise Africa, for breach of contract. Bantwini released his album “Ghetto King” in 2021 to wide international success. The artist faces an R2.4

Gaming company Caesars Entertainment sues insurers for more than $2B over COVID-19 losses

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Caesars Entertainment , one of the largest gaming companies in the United States owning more than 50 properties globally, sued more than 36 of its insurers on Monday in US federal court in the District of Nevada.

Film Fridays – Halo Composer Wins Breach of Contract Lawsuit for $400K

The Hollywood Lawyer

Popular videogame composer Marty O’Donnell won his 2014 lawsuit against Halo and Bungie that claimed breach of contract.

Film Fridays- Disney Wins Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

The Hollywood Lawyer

The Walt Disney Company won a recent lawsuit over copyright and trademark infringement accusations over the likeness of stunt performer Evel Knieval. K&K promotions sued Disney over their Pixar character resembling the later Knievel, “Toy Story 4’s” Duke Caboom.

Film Fridays: Netflix’s “Narcos” Creators in Court Over Breach of Contract

The Hollywood Lawyer

According to a new lawsuit, there is a falling-out between the partners that brought us Netflix’s “Narcos.” ” Producer Eric Newman’s production company Spahn Ranch is the party that receives payment from Gaumont Television.

Top Source For Entertainment Law News Finding New Home

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The post Top Source For Entertainment Law News Finding New Home appeared first on Above the Law. Eriq Gardner leaving The Hollywood Reporter For Puck. Media and Journalism Eriq Gardner Puck

Film Fridays: “Amazing Grace” Documentary Faces Legal Battles

The Hollywood Lawyer

Pessah Law Group filed a lawsuit against media content distributor Neon and its CEO, Tom Quinn because they manipulated the media, so alleges the producers of “Amazing Grace” forced them into a contract for $1.5M before the producers had decided.

Music Mondays: Dua Lipa Fighting Two Copyright Lawsuits in Court

The Hollywood Lawyer

Dua Lipa and their legal team requested a U.S. District Judge dismiss a pending copyright infringement lawsuit against the artist. Songwriters L.

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Film Fridays: Stan Lee’s Likeness Licensed for 20 Years

The Hollywood Lawyer

Entertainment, a media company, co-founded by […]. Marvel Studios and Stan Lee Universe have entered into a new contract for a 20-year authorization to license new merchandise in films, television, and theme parks with Stan Lee’s name, voice, and likeness.

Music Mondays – Broadway Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Brought By Roberts Chapman

The Hollywood Lawyer

Roberts Chapman is suing multiple defendants in his lawsuit over copyright infringement in the 1995 multi-Tony Award-nominated, Grammy Award-winning Broadway musical revue “Smokey Joe’s Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller.”

Music Mondays: Justin Timberlake Sued by Documentary Director

The Hollywood Lawyer

Justin Timberlake is facing a breach of contract lawsuit over a 2012 documentary featuring the making of his “The 20/20 Experience” album by the film’s director, John Urbano. Urbano claims in the suit that Timberlake “refuses to promote, market and sell a video documentary.”

Film Fridays: H.E.R. Sues To Be Released From Contract

The Hollywood Lawyer

Entertainment, which she signed with in 2011 at 14, is to be released from her contract. H.E.R. filed a claim against the management company, M.B.K. The singer, Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson, claims that “M.B.K.

Music Mondays: Cardi B Faces Lawsuit Over Tattoo Featured In Debut Album Cover

The Hollywood Lawyer

Kevin Michael Brophy Jr. is taking Cardi B to court over the image of a tattoo on the cover of her debut mixtape, “Gangsta B h Music Vol. ” Brophy is seeking $5 million in damages in his likeness lawsuit, claiming defamation and privacy invasion.

Music Mondays: Netflix Sues Creators of “Bridgerton” Musical Theater

The Hollywood Lawyer

The “Unofficial Bridgerton Musical Album Live in Concert” is facing a Netflix lawsuit for producing the show based on the network’s 2020 show “Bridgerton.” ” The unsanctioned show by songwriters Barlow and Bear debuted in Washington, DC, at the Kennedy Center.

Film Friday: Paramount Settles with Federal Insurance Over COVID19 Coverage

The Hollywood Lawyer

Before mediation began, Paramount and Federal Insurance Company settled an ongoing lawsuit over a breach of their COVID-19 policy agreement.

Music Mondays: Taylor Swift Accused of Copying Lyrics to Hit Song ‘Shake It Off’

The Hollywood Lawyer

Taylor Swift is accused of copying the lyrics to the song ‘Shake It Off,’ released in 2014, according to a 2017 lawsuit filed by singers Hall and Butler. Hall and Butler were part of the musical group 3LW that had a hit song in the 1990s.

You Deserve Strong Legal Representation From an Entertainment Lawyer

The Hollywood Lawyer

Legal professionals who focus their practice on entertainment law are in great demand in showbusiness. Garnering the respect of people within the entertainment industry often requires exceptional skill in many areas and a track record of success on clients’ behalf.

Film Fridays: James Cann Film “Fast Charlie” Faces Lawsuit 

The Hollywood Lawyer

“Fast Charlie,” a crime drama directed by Philip Noyce and produced by James Caan, is at the center of a lawsuit between Screenwriter Lee Goldberg and Media Partners LLC and Fast Charlie Nola LLC, alleging breach of contract and seeking a preliminary injunction stopping the defendants from distributing Fast Charlie.

Film Fridays – “The Card Counter” Director Sued Over Breach of Confidence

The Hollywood Lawyer

Mark Vanden Berge is suing Paul Schrader over breach of confidence and breach of an implied contract. As a student pitching his screenplay to Schrader, Berge claims that Schrader stole his for his film “The Card Counter” from his project “Blown Odds.”

Film Fridays – “Game of Thrones” Stuntwoman Suing Over Production Injuries

The Hollywood Lawyer

“Game of Thrones” stuntwoman Casey Michaels is suing Fire & Blood Productions, the HBO-owned U.K. subsidiary, for $5M, over a “serious fracture-dislocation to her left ankle” during the final season of “Game of Thrones” in 2018.