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For our client news we are featuring none other than our own law firm, The Hollywood Lawyer. We were so blessed this week to be awarded with the Avvo Client’s Choice Award for providing excellent customer service to our clients. Avvo, otherwise known as the “Yelp” of lawyers, is a great resource to find reputable lawyers, especially ones...
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In Part One of this series, we discussed the SAG-AFTRA requirements for background actors regarding salary and overtime. Our post contained an examination of the SAG-AFTRA PDF document outlining the rules for background actors. This week’s discussion will likewise refer this document as we discuss when a background actor is entitled to additional payment for work...
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One of the biggest news stories of the past few weeks in the legal realm has taken a whole new entertainment law twist– Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has broke the law once again by having the song “Eye of the Tiger” played at the rally celebrating her release from prison. Several weeks ago, Davis made headlines...
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The 70’s are back– flare jeans are in style again, and Jimi Hendrix is in the news.  The rock legend, who passed away in the 70’s at the age of 27, did not leave a will so the rights to his music and likeness have been heavily disputed among his surviving family. Here at The Hollywood...
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One of the most high-profile music plagiarism stories of the year is making its way back into the news– the case Robin Thicke and Pharrell William’s 2013 hit “Blurred Lines” and its derivative nature (see our previous post about the “blurred lines” of derivative works). Earlier this year, Judge John Kronstadt  ruled in favor of Marvin...
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