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John Beiter named to Who’s Who Legal 2017

His 4th year being recognized as a leader in this Sports & Entertainment list

Federal Legislation Introduced to Protect Child Actors/Models

Federal Legislation Introduced to Protect Child Actors/Models by Jerry Glover December 5, 2017 Representative Grace Meng (D-NY) has introduced House Bill 3691 which, for the fir...

Peter Strand Moderates ABA Webinar on Song Splits

Panel sheds light on revenue-sharing agreements that accurately value all contributions

Travis Life Presents on Entertainment Law at CIMMfest

Life discusses legal aspects of music and film as part of four-day festival

Gronk Has Another Day in Court

Gronk Has Another Day in Court by Jerry Glover November 22, 2017 Last year, we wrote about a case in Ohio involving ebook publishers, a writer, a sports figure (New England Patr...

New York Appeals Court Rules on Illinois Biometric Statute

New York Appeals Court Rules on Illinois Biometric Statute by Jerry Glover November 22, 2017 We have discussed the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (the “Act”), 740 IL...

Appeals Court Favors Empire TV over Empire Records

Appeals Court Favors Empire TV over Empire Records by Jerry Glover November 21, 2017 The Fox television series, “Empire,” is a melodrama about a hip hop music label located in N...

Joe Voss Honored with Hensel Award

Joe recognized for his commitment to the arts by State Bar of Michigan

Court Holds that Federal Law Requires Theater to Provide Disabled Patron with Tactile Interpreter

A US Court of Appeals ruled that a movie theater must provide a tactile interpreter, per the Americans With Disabilities Act

Jed Enlow Unpacks Netflix’s Decision to Pull Cartoon Episode

Controversial “Maya the Bee” sparks consumer debate

Producer Did Not Breach Actor Agreement When Actor’s Voice Was Dubbed

Producer Did Not Breach Actor Agreement When Actor’s Voice Was Dubbed by Jerry Glover October 25, 2017 Search Goggle for the actor “Paz de la Huerta.” Yeah, I didn’t know ...

Travis Life Shares Insights on Contracts with Producers

Panel hosted by SAG/AFTRA and Lawyers for the Creative Arts

A Case to Watch: Muhammad Ali v. Fox

LSG is keeping an eye on Muhammad Ali v. Fox, a case involving trademark and right of publicity laws.

Mug Shot Website and Illinois Right of Publicity

Mug Shot Website and Illinois Right of Publicity by Jerry Glover October 9, 2017 In a recent Illinois right of publicity case, the defendants were the owners of muagshots.com an...

Not Revealing Serious Physical Injury Prior to a Boxing Match is Just Strategic

Not Revealing Serious Physical Injury Prior to a Boxing Match is Just Strategic by Jerry Glover October 5, 2017 It probably goes without saying that from time to time people can...

If Something’s on the Internet Does That Mean it’s Widely Disseminated?

If Something’s on the Internet Does That Mean it’s Widely Disseminated? by Jerry Glover October 4, 2017 A frequent issue in copyright infringement litigation is whet...