Entertainment law, also known as media law, is the branch of law which focuses on the entertainment industry. This type of law is usually related to intellectual property law. Nevertheless, entertainment law usually involves topics such as employment law, contract law, torts, labour law, bankruptcy law, securities law, security interests, immigration, criminal law, international law, tax law and insurance law.
Entertainment law deals with different types of media such as TV, films, music, advertising, publishing and Internet, and covers different legal fields including the corporate, finance, publicity, intellectual property and privacy area.
Entertainment law is usually divided into subcategories which relate to the media activities. Therefore, these subdivisions are film, music, multimedia, internet, publishing, television, radio, theatre, and visual art and design.
A lawyer which focuses in this area is known as an entertainment lawyer. This lawyer has the purpose to provide legal guidance for artist, companies, employees and individuals who are involved in the entertainment industry. As well as this, an entertainment lawyer has to draft contracts for clients, maintain relationships with studios to be aware of the industry changes, help clients to understand how the entertainment industry work, provide advice to established artists and help them to secure their rights.
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