Monthly Archives: March 2011

Arbitration in Entertainment Contracts: Worth fighting about?

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Charlie Sheen‘s lawyers are fighting hard to have their case against the producers of Two and a half men heard in Court, rather than arbitration.  Yesterday, the producers secured a victory on this front, with the Court ordering claims to arbitration under Sheen's contract.  This post will explain some of the advantages and disadvantages of arbitration, and my thoughts on why Sheen  and Warner Bros. are fighting so hard over this issue.

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Special Podcast Episode: Jonathan Handel and “Hollywood on Strike”


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Jonathan Handel talks about the 2007-2009 Hollywood labor strife and his new book on the subject.

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Hollywood on Strike!: An Industry at War in the Internet Age (print)

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Entertainment Law Update Podcast episode 018 – of beauty queens and footlong subs

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In this Episode:

  • Follow Ups
  • Gaga / Madonna
  • Tolkien estate vs. Book Author
  • Subway Footlong trademark claims
  • King's Speech/No Animals Harmed
  • Superbowl Class Action
  • Medical Justice and DMCA for review sites
  • Miss San Antonio de-throned, files suit
  • and more…

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