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December 2013 Archives

Boxer Ward wants out of his contract for higher-rated fights

When an entertainment contract is signed, both parties need to make sure it is done to the letter of the law - especially long-term contracts. A lot can happen over the length of a contract, and one or the other may decide they want to break it. It takes only one mistake sometimes to have the contract disputed as invalid.

The Man of Steel's copyright matter of dissention

Copyright laws apply to the entertainment industry as well as to manufactured products. Entertainment laws can be quite complex. The more popular an entertainer, author, or artist's works or production become, the more people want a piece of them. Copyright contracts must be carefully drafted to ensure that the performer or creator's rights are fully protected. A minor mistake could open up a loophole for someone to infringe upon those rights.