This audio cd collection presents a lively overview of five important topics for students interested in entertainment law. It first gives a summary of intellectual property law, including the law of ideals, copyrights, trademarks, patents, and trade secrets. Second, it explains how credits and compensation are awarded in the film, television, and music industries.
Third, it provides the listener with a synopsis of various contracts and clauses in film, television, music, and publishing. Fourth, it presents an analysis of representation issues, included cases addressing agents, managers, lawyers, and unions. Fifth, it affords the listener an opportunity to hear about efforts to censor entertainment material and the various voluntary rating codes. The audio lecture references music clips to explain its points. It is as entertaining as it is informative.
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