February 13, 2012
In the unlikely area of central Pennsylvania, entertainment law is at the forefront of the minds of some of the students at Widener University School of Law. Here on the Harrisburg, PA campus, students have the opportunity in my class to fully immerse themselves in the legal issues that arise in entertainment law, particularly for the 21st century entertainment law client.
The course provides a practical and comprehensive overview of the business and legal issues arising in the entertainment industry, including motion pictures, television, music, book publishing and ethics. The topics include intellectual property fundamentals, acquisition of rights, the players and process of client representation, key contract provisions in various sub-industries within the larger entertainment industry, and project financing and structure in the film industry. Continue reading “Widener Law’s entertainment law students blog about real issues in firm simulation”