Intellectual Property

Copyright reversion rights: A contractual perspective

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Copyright reversion rights (also known as copyright termination rights) are, and will be continue to be, an important intellectual property and media law issue in the entertainment industry for the foreseeable future. My previous article examined in detail the raft of recent copyright termination cases being brought by recording artists. Thee are also important¬†contract law […]

Contract Law

Van Halen, M&Ms and why you must read a services contract

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Van Halen and services contracts…really? What does the rock band Van Halen and M&Ms have to do with the need to carefully read a standard form services contract? Let me tell you a story…It starts with the well known extravagant backstage demands of modern pop stars. As you may know, their agents and lawyers painstakingly […]