Obtaining an entertainment attorney sets thestage for creativity by allowing the artist to perform and thrive without the worry of losing ownership of the product. The artist has the comfort of knowing that he or she is secured by a fair contract. Once you decide to treat your talents as a business rather than a hobby, you will need an entertainment attorney. Litigation in the entertainment industry is as complicated, if not more so, as any other area of law. Poorly drafted contracts are the catalyst for lawsuits and financial loss.
The entertainment industry is a broad concept with nuances and terminology unique to each sector. If you work in film, modeling, multimedia, music, television/video, theatre, or any of the other arts, you need an entertainment attorney that understands your work.
We perform a variety of services includingproviding guidance and counsel on legal and business affairs, negotiating entertainment deals and composing legal documents, shielding your intellectual property and litigating disputes in court. We not only know contract law, but we are knowledgeable about industry customs and work to preserve the value of the client’s products and services. Entertainment law encompasses various sectors and can cross over into finance, intellectual property, publicity, and the first amendment issues. Entertainment law is commonly subdivided into the following categories related to the nature of activities that have their own specific case law, customs, negotiations strategies, trade unions, and rules:
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