Dec 09, 2019  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

FTP 674 - Entertainment Law


Prerequisite, film and television producing major. An in-depth examination of the legal and ethical issues involved in entertainment law. Topics covered include right of privacy, right of publicity, literary option and literary purchase contracts, life story rights agreements, intellectual property, copyright, chain of title, writer/director/actor employment agreements, merchandising agreements, distribution agreements, exhibition agreements, union agreements, music licensing, principles of negotiation, defamation, Hollywood creative accounting, etc. Fee: $75. (Offered spring semester.) 3 credits