• Features

    'To Kill a Mockingbird'’s State Adaptation Rights Results In Ambiguity Battle

    Stan Soocher

    A current dispute over contract language in grants to different parties for theatrical adaptations of the classic 1960 novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" is an apt example of what can happen if contract language isn’t specific enough.

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  • Features

    What’s Happening With Productions Tax Credit In GA?

    Mason Lawlor

    In recent years, the Peach State has become one of the most popular spots for film companies. However, the state General Assembly’s action with regarding one bill and inaction with regard to another have threatened to harm the entertainment industry.

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  • Features

    State Law Requiring Offer to License Conflicts With Copyright Act

    Allison Dunn

    A federal judge has sided with the Association of American Publishers (AAP), finding in June that a recently enacted Maryland library e-book law conflicts with federal copyright laws.

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  • Features

    2d Cir. Arguments In Judge Moore’s Defamation Case Against Baron Cohen

    Jane Wester

    Attorneys for former Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore and the comedian Sacha Baron Cohen appeared before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in June, with Moore’s attorney Larry Klayman urging the three-judge panel to reverse the district court ruling dismissing a lawsuit Moore filed.

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  • Columns & Departments

    Fresh Filings

    ELF Staff

    A look at moves among attorneys, law firms, companies and other players in entertainment law.

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  • Columns & Departments

    Players On the Move

    ELF Staff

    A look at moves among attorneys, law firms, companies and other players in entertainment law.

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  • Columns & Departments

    Bit Parts

    Stan Soocher

    Arbitration Clause in Prior Dispute Settlement Doesn’t Apply to Cheaters Uncensored Current Copyright Dispute
    Are Co-Authors of “Back N Forth” Co-Authors of Derivative Work?
    Pandora’s Streaming of Turtles Hits Isn’t Issue of Public Debate Under California’s Anti-SLAPP Statute

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