With so many movies based on books, authors often dream about the possibility of selling the film rights to their work. However, the process can be complicated and for various reasons, deals may not come to fruition. However, an experienced entertainment law attorney can help guide an author through the process and assist in negotiating
Podcasting is one of the fastest-growing forms of media in the U.S. According to Edison Research and Triton Digital, there are now 62 million Americans listening to podcasts each week. As a result, many small companies and individuals are looking to launch their own. Before you hit the record button, consider these issues: Ownership rights Podcast content
Many people think of age discrimination as only affecting the elderly. However, the age at which an employee is protected from discrimination impacts a significant portion of the working population under federal law. New York law takes a step further safeguarding most employees regardless of age. The best way to minimize age discrimination claims is
Most adults have entered into a licensing agreement, sometimes without realizing it. It may have been in the context of a business arrangement to gain permission to use someone’s intellectual property or in a consumer setting relating to software or online subscription services. Is a breach of a licensing agreement considered a breach of contract
When there is a breach of contract, the non-breaching party typically sues for monetary damages. There is a specific performance of a contract. In some instances, that party would rather have the court force the other party to comply with the terms of the agreement. In that situation, the non-breaching party can ask the court
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