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

The Hollywood Lawyer

Starz Entertainment sued MGM in 2020, and their lawsuit has been allowed to move forward. The post Film Fridays – MGM Sued by Starz Entertainment for Breach of Contract appeared first on THE HOLLYWOOD LAWYER.

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

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The Top Entertainment Law Schools, Ranked

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Law Schools Entertainment LawPlease don't read too much into this.

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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.

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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.

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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 […].

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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.

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Music Mondays: GWSN Wins Lawsuit Against Management Company

The Hollywood Lawyer

K-pop girl group GWSN have won their first trial to terminate their exclusive contracts with management company The Wave Music. Representatives from the agency have not responded to the lawsuit or the ruling at the time of publication.

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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

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Film Fridays – DGA Faces “Extremely Challenging” Contract Negotiations in 2023

The Hollywood Lawyer

DGA leaders said their upcoming contract negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers “promises to be an extremely challenging negotiating environment – one of the most difficult and complex we have faced in many years.”

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Music Mondays: Rick Astley’s Sues Yung Gravy Over Copyright Infringement

The Hollywood Lawyer

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Film Fridays: New Three Year Broadway Contract for Actors Approved

The Hollywood Lawyer

Members of the Actors’ Equity union have won new contract negotiations, which will be in place until September 2025.

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MSG Entertainment Nixes Adverse Atty Ban For Tao Litigation

Law 360

Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. on Monday said it has partially pulled back its policy of prohibiting attorneys whose firms are engaged in litigation against the company from entering its venues, noting the updated guidelines only affect litigation involving its majority interest in Tao Group Hospitality

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Film Fridays: SAG-AFTRA Issues “Do Not Work Notice” for “Fast Charlie” “Do Not Work Notice” for “Fast Charlie” After Producer’s Agreement Goes Into Default.

The Hollywood Lawyer

Due to contract issues between SAG-AFTRA and independent producers of the movie “Fast Charlie,” they told SAG members that they could not work on the current production.

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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.

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Recruiting For Senior Advertising Technology Entertainment Associate Attorney [Sponsored]

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Asia Chronicles Sponsored Content Advertising Law Asia Digital Rights Management (DRM) Entertainment Law Kinney Recruiting Technology

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Music Mondays: Gap Band Heir Sue BMG Over 7 Years of Unpaid Royalties

The Hollywood Lawyer

Two of the three members of “Gap Band,” Robert and Ronnie Wilson’s heir’s suit alleges BMG is in breach of contract over unpaid royalties. Their lawsuit requests defendants pay their attorney fees, compensatory damages, and an audit of royalty payments since 2015.

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MusicMondays: Black Sheep Sues Universal Music Group for $750M Over Royalties

The Hollywood Lawyer

Members of the Black Sheep, a Bronx hip-hop group, have filed a class action lawsuit against Universal Music Group over approximately $750 million in royalties.”

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Music Mondays: Flo Rida Wins $82M in Breach of Contract Lawsuit

The Hollywood Lawyer

Flo Rida won a two-year court battle over a breach of contract dating back to 2010. His company, Strong Arm Productions, sued Celsius Holdings Inc. in May 2021, claiming they violated their agreement with him, and now he was awarded $82.6 million in damages.

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Film Fridays – Pokémon Company Sues Australian NFT Videogame Company Over Copyright

The Hollywood Lawyer

In Australia, Pokémon Pty Ltd is being sued by Pokémon over an NFT-based game that uses its trademark name and famous fictional world.

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Music Mondays – Megan the Stallion Headed to Court to Resolve Contract Dispute with Label

The Hollywood Lawyer

Megan the Stallion, born Megan Pete, and her label are headed to court after a judge dismissed a claim by her label that her last album was not an album under their contract.

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Film Fridays: Kyla Pratt Sued By Ex-Manager Over Unpaid Commissions

The Hollywood Lawyer

Kyla Pratt, the new star of “Call Me Kat” on FOX, has been sued by her ex-manager at Industry Entertainment Partners (IEP) over nonpayment for a 2018 contract.

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Film Fridays: ‘Walking Dead’ Creator Halts Lawsuit Against AMC Over Profits

The Hollywood Lawyer

The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and fellow executive producers and AMC have reached a tentative compromise after a six-year court battle over $200M profits. Kirkman filed the lawsuit last November over modified adjusted gross receipts.

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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

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Film Fridays: Universal Facing $5M Potential Class Action Lawsuit Over “Yesterday”

The Hollywood Lawyer

In 2019, consumers Paul Michael Rozsa and Conor Woulfe filed a $5M lawsuit against Universal for false and misleading advertising. They are basing the case on the fact they had paid to see Yesterday on the assumption that actress Ana de Armas was in the film, as she was in the trailer and poster.

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Music Mondays: Taylor Swift Copyright Lawsuit Resolved Out of Court

The Hollywood Lawyer

Taylor Swift’s copyright lawsuit has been resolved out of court. The two songwriters, Nathan Butler and Sean Hall, who claim she lifted the lyrics to her hit “Shake It Off,” have agreed to end the copyright lawsuit, which has gone on for five years.

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Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson Asks Simplest, Most Damning Question As Supreme Court Entertains Canceling Democratic Elections

Above The Law

The post Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson Asks Simplest, Most Damning Question As Supreme Court Entertains Canceling Democratic Elections appeared first on Above the Law. This should be game over for this legally bankrupt theory.

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Film Fridays: Lawsuit Between Producers Over Unpaid Commissions on Chris Pine Film

The Hollywood Lawyer

Matthew Dwyer and Rescue Dog Productions LLC are suing the second producer Jeff Elliott, Chad Moore, Elliott’s associate executive with their company, Bricknell and Broadbridge International, alleging fraud and breach of contract.

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Top Source For Entertainment Law News Finding New Home

Above The Law

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

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Music Mondays – Kanye West Sued for Copyright Infringement

The Hollywood Lawyer

Kanye West sued over his song “Life of the Party” for copyright infringement by Phase One Network Inc, which said West never got permission to sample Boogie Down’s “South Bronx.”

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

JURIST

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.

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Music Mondays: Justin Bieber Sues H&M Over New Merchandise

The Hollywood Lawyer

Justin Bieber filed a lawsuit against H&M, claiming they did not follow the proper licensing for recently released merchandise featuring the artist.

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Film Friday: Hollywood Studios Backing Away From Vaccine Mandates

The Hollywood Lawyer

Hollywood studios are backing away from blanket vaccine mandates on some productions.

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Film Fridays: NBCUniversal Sued by DeLorean Copyright Owner for Royalties

The Hollywood Lawyer

The third owner of the iconic 1980s DeLorean car is suing NBCUniversal, alleging it hasn’t paid the 5% of royalties from merchandising and commercial business from the movies.

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Film Friday: Iranian Director Farhadi Faces Plagiarism Lawsuit By Former Student

The Hollywood Lawyer

Rachel Aviv is suing Iranian Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi for plagiarism. Aviv is a former student of Farhadi and has claimed his film “A Hero” was based on a documentary she made for his class that she was never given credit for.

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Film Fridays: Paramount Heads To Court Over “Top Gun: Maverick” Copyright Lawsuit

The Hollywood Lawyer

A copyright lawsuit concerning Top Gun: Maverick from the heirs to Ehud Yonay, the author of the original Top Gun, will go to court. Paramount is accused of “illegally shutting them out of the sequel.” ” U.S.

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Call for Papers: RMLNLU Journal on Communication, Media, Entertainment & Technology Law [Volume 10]: Submit by 3rd February, 2023

LexForti

Apart from conducting the RMLNLU International Legal Essay Writing Competition every year, the Committee annually publishes two peer reviewed journals – the RMLNLU Law Review and the RMLNLU Journal on CMET (Communication, Media, Entertainment and Technology) Law.