Inside the minds: the legal sides of entertainment, sports, & media

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Aspatore Books, Mar 1, 2004 - Law - 213 pages
Inside the Minds: The Legal Side of Entertainment, Sports, and Media is an authoritative, insider's perspective on the laws that shape these industries, the characteristics and capabilities of the successful practitioner, and the future of these legal disciplines, on a global scale. Featuring Department Heads, Group Chairs, and Leading Partners, all representing some of the nation's top firms, this book provides a broad, yet comprehensive overview of these practice areas, discussing the current shape and future state of these unique industries, as well as the laws that outline, influence and regulate them. Addressing the challenges, intricacies, and rewards of representing high profile clients ? musicians, sports teams, and publishing houses alike ? as well as the underlying complexities of contracts and strategic negotiations, raising critical points around keeping up with the latest technological advances and ever-changing laws, these authors articulate the finer points around entertainment now, and what will hold true into the future. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as experts offer up their thoughts around the keys to success within these fascinating practice areas ? where law and entertainment intersect.Praise for Inside the Minds:"Great information for business executives and employers of any size." - Judy Langevin, Employment Chair, Gray, Plant, Mooty, Mooty & Bennett "Useful and understandable insight..." - Stuart Lubitz, Partner, Hogan & Hartson, Co-Head of Litigation, Simpson Thacher & BartlettThis book is written by:Creighton O'M. Condon, Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions Group; Head, Sports Group, Shearman & Sterling LLP - Sports Law: An Emerging Area of PracticeJames W. Quinn, Senior Partner; Chair, Litigation Department, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP - Sports Law: Beyond the Media MadnessKelly Charles Crabb, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP - Quirks, Customs, Empathy, and Anti-Glam: Welcome to My WorldJohn M. Genga, Litigation Partner, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP - Making It as an Entertainment LawyerJoel A. Katz, Chair, National Entertainment Practice, Greenberg Traurig - An Enlightening Look at Entertainment LawKent Newsome, Partner, Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP - The Long and Winding Road: Finding Your Way in the Entertainment IndustryBonnie E. Berry, Partner & Chairperson, Entertainment Department, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, LLP - Achieving Success and Personal Satisfaction in Entertainment LawBarry B. Langberg, Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP - Integrity and Responsibility: Keys to Entertainment Law SuccessJoshua J. Kaufman, Esq., Chair, Copyright, Unfair Trade & Entertainment Law Group, Venable, LLP - The Entertainment Lawyer: Protector of the Creative and InnovativeDavid A. Gurwin, Chair, Entertainment & Media Law Group; Chair, Technology Transactions Group, Buchanan Ingersoll PC - The Successful Entertainment LawyerArnold P. Peter, Partner; Chair, Entertainment Practice Group, Lord Bissell & Brook - The Growth of Entertainment LawRoger L. Armstrong, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP - Foresight Meets Reality: Deal-Saving Negotiations in Entertainment LawM. Robert Dushman, Partner, Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels LLP - Media Law and the Passion for Freedom of Speech

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Aspatore Books provides professionals of all levels with proven business intelligence from industry insiders. They publish highly innovative lines of business intelligence publications including Inside the Minds, ExecRecs, the C-Level Test, Brainstormers, the Business Reference Collection, and Bigwig Briefs. They are located in Boston, Massachusetts.