Practice Area: Entertainment, Arts & Sports

Communication, Relationships, Trust Are Key to Successful Negotiations

Communication, relationships, and trust are key components to successful negotiations, according to three panelists from the sports world and a former FBI hostage negotiator who spoke at the  Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section panel “Approaches to Negotiations in Sports, Entertainment, and Other Universes,” which was held during the New York State Bar Association’s Annual … Continued

We’re Gonna Rock Down to . . . Copyright Protection: The Unauthorized Use of Popular Music in Political Campaigns During the Social Media Era

While politicians and political campaigns, just as anyone else, may use copyrighted works in ways that qualify as fair use with or without permission from the copyright owners, the fact that a politician or political campaign uses the work in a political context does not mean that the use is more or less likely to qualify as fair use.