This casebook provides a comprehensive survey of the primary entertainment law practice areas, including theater, motion pictures, music, and television. Although the book does not attempt to serve as a casebook for copyright, First Amendment, or trademark law, each of these legal doctrines are covered in sufficient fashion that a student without prior exposure to one or more of these doctrinal areas can still participate in an Entertainment Law course.The book addresses both the practical aspects of entertainment and the fundamental underpinnings of entertainment law. The selection of topics is based on what practitioners face, and the materials are selected to build a solid theoretical basis for that topic.This is the only book in the entertainment law field to address and integrate the need to teach the practitioner's issues with the jurisprudential framework necessary to make the course appropriate to the law school curriculum. It is especially useful for adjunct professors teaching the course because of its organization around the relevant issues to the practitioner.... and the comic strip aquot;Therea#39;s a Dog Under my Bed, aquot; lost in a claim regarding aquot; Bluea#39;s Cluesaquot; despite documentation that Fischer ... When does a character become a sufficiently protected element that the use of a similar character will infringe the copyright? ... 2003) (competing video and television products for The Mystery Magician) with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. v. Am. Honda Motor Corp., 900 F. Supp.
|Title||:||Entertainment Law and Practice|
|Author||:||Jon M. Garon|