Month

December 2014
Whether you’re talent, a producer, songwriter or other creative, it is EXTREMELY important that when looking for an attorney you hire an attorney who practices only in entertainment law. I’ve seen SO MANY cases where the client ends up hiring a general practice attorney (aka an attorney who advertises that he/she practices in three or...
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Recently, I’ve been getting a few inquiries about whether it’s legally ok to use a segment of a real story that has been posted on the Internet for one’s screenplay (script) and so I’ll go ahead and address life story rights for film in today’s entertainment attorney blog post. 🙂 Right off the bat, it’s important...
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I get inquiry after inquiry from filmmakers about what’s kosher to show on the camera, and what’s not; what needs permission from the appropriate rights holder or licensor and what doesn’t. And so, I thought, hmm … why don’t I just address those questions here, or at least the basics. (If you have more questions,...
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While you’re busy running around signing deals, taking meetings and preparing for the next film, music video or project, there’s bound to be some legal questions that you have no idea about, whether it be about the necessity of clearing rights for a certain brand/product, engaging in a power struggle with one of your co-producers or...
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This blog post is written in regards to several film producer’s recent inquiries (identity to be concealed) to our Los Angeles entertainment attorneys about resolving conflict with their producing partners and moving forward.  I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving week and weekend with dear family and friends. It was amazing for me. Thanks for asking. =)...
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