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Movie Production

Movie Production Making movies is not all about creativity. Movie production is an intricate system that involves both finances and legal complexities. Contractual agreements are one of the first and most important steps in order to execute a production properly.
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Copyright Law In California

What Is Copyright Infringement?   Copyright Law In California One of the most important things a creator has to be aware of is how to protect their piece of work. Knockoffs and cheap imitations drown the market of any good; this not only damages
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What Is Forgery Law In California?

What Is Forgery Law In California? Image   What Is Forgery Law In California? Forgery, as a white-collar crime, has a relatively broad definition under the current state of California law. According to California Penal Code 470 PC, a forgery law is an act of faking the
Posted in Business Law, Business Planning, Buying and Selling of Businesses, Corporate Law, Entertainment Law

New Labor Regulations in Entertainment Due to COVID-19

New Labor Regulations in Entertainment Due to COVID-19 New Labor Regulations in Entertainment Due to COVID-19 The unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 pandemic has changed ‘normal’ life as we know it. The pandemic has affected all jobs, but as many industries go back to work, new rules and
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The Law Regarding Sampling of Music

The Law Regarding Sampling of Music The Law Regarding Sampling of Music Music is a creative art form, which allows for sharing and re-interpretation of another artist’s work. You will have most likely heard a song that includes a very familiar beat, lyric, or melody. In
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What is Copyright?

What is Copyright What is Copyright? What is Copyright? One aspect of intellectual property law is copyright protection. In the US, federal law grants copyright protection for both published and unpublished works. The work must be an original piece by the author and
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What is Cyberstalking?

What is Cyberstalking? What is Cyberstalking? As classified by California Penal Code 646.9 PC (stalking laws), cyberstalking occurs when someone stalks another individual through an “electronic communication device.” This form of online harassment leads the victim to fear for their safety because of
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What is considered indecent exposure in California?

What is considered indecent exposure in California? What is considered indecent exposure in California? As a form of the sex crime, California Penal Code 314 PC defines indecent exposure as willfully exposing one’s genitals to another person. An important note necessary to categorize this as indecent exposure
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Music Publishing Income

Music Publishing Income Music Publishing Income Music Publishing Income, When it comes to music, many people think that those involved in the process simply earn money by consumers purchasing their songs (on iTunes and other legal downloading systems). In fact, the producers, songwriters,
Posted in Commercial Leasing, Entertainment Law

What is Internet Fraud?

What is Internet Fraud? What is Internet Fraud? What is Internet fraud? While a relatively new crime, given that the internet has not been around for more than a few decades, internet fraud or cybercrime is a serious issue that can have disastrous effects on
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