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Entertainment Law Basics: An Expert Witness's Perspective

Presented by Eric Sherman

(945 Ratings)

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Course Description

Length: 45min    Published: 7/13/2016    
There are a number of industry-specific disputes that can arise in an entertainment law practice. Join Eric Sherman, an entertainment industry veteran who has served as an expert witness in over 50 cases, as he presents his outsider's view on the basic legal principals and issues entertainment lawyers need to be familiar with. Topics include:

- Definitions: ethics & morals
- Physical Safety: what is reasonable as far as risk to public and/or crew
- Property damage: assess and prevent the likelihood of damages
- The sanctity of the "airwaves": repercussions of the Sony/Disney/Universal and the VHS case
- Protecting rights of ownership in intellectual property
- Put it in writing

Learning Objectives
* Get an overview of the basic legal principals and issues involved in entertainment law
* Understand how to protect the intellectual property rights of entertainment industry clients
* Learn about the repercussions of the Sony/Disney/Universal and the VHS cases

Speaker Q&A

Presented By:

Eric Sherman

Los Angeles, California

Featured Reviews

"Great job by Mr. Sherman. It is great to hear about the issues in entertainment law from a pro who is not a lawyer. He lives with the law and understands how it actually works."

   Steven H

"One of the best. Simple, straight forward and true. The lecturer expert is authentic."

   Hector U