Arts & Entertainment Law
Arts & Entertainment law includes but is not limited to the following areas:
Film & Television: talent agreements (screenwriters, film directors, actors, composers, production designers), production and post production and trade union issues, distribution issues, and general intellectual property issues especially relating to copyright and, to a lesser extent, trademarks;
Music: including talent agreements (musicians, composers), producer agreements, music industry negotiation and general intellectual property issues, especially relating to copyright;
Theater: including rental agreements and co-production agreements, and other performance oriented legal issues;
Multimedia: including software licensing issues, video game development and production, Information technology law, and general intellectual property issues;
Publishing and Print Media: including advertising, models, author agreements and general intellectual property issues, especially relating to copyright;
Visual Arts & Design: including fine arts, issues of consignment of artworks, issues related to the protection of graphic design elements in products.