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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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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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