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Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal

fall/Winter 2018

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In honor of EASL’s 30th anniversary, we would like to showcase our committees’ updates and articles, which are usually just available to EASL Section members. 

Greetings from Lawyersville, by Barry Skidelsky, EASL Chair

Editor’s Note

Letter from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Letter from Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand

Pro Bono Update

Law Student Initiative Writing Contest

The Phil Cowan Memorial/BMI Scholarship Writing Competition

NYSBA Guidelines for Obtaining MCLE Credit for Writing

Brave New World: Unsilencing the Authenticators

(Judith Bresler)

EASL at 30—Where to Begin?
(Elissa D. Hecker, Jeffrey A. Rosenthal and Katie Van Bramer)

Global Alternative to Resolving Art Disputes
(Judith B. Prowda)

Remarks from Diane Krausz
(Diane Krausz)

Diversity Committee:You Say Diversity, I Say Inclusion: How Did the Whole Thing Start?
(Cheryl L. Davis)

Publicity, Privacy and Media Committee: A Historical Retrospective on New York’s Right of Privacy Law: 115 Years of New York Court of Appeals Jurisprudence
(Edward H. Rosenthal and Barry Werbin)

Motion Pictures Committee: Finding “Hollywood”: Using State Film Incentive Programs to Select the Right Location for a Production
(Ethan Bordman)

Upcoming EASL Annual Meeting Program and Networking Event

Music and Recording Industry Committee: Is a Personal Manager the Artist’s Fiduciary?
(Judah S. Shapiro)

What’s Happening at EASL?

Digital Media Committee: Have You Been Framed? The Future of Embedding Copyrighted Content on the Internet

(Andrew H. Seiden and Christopher J. Norton)

Litigation Committee: Concert Venue and Promoter Liability for Violent Acts and Injuries at Concerts
(Brian D. Caplan)

Literary Rights Committee: 30 Developments in Publishing in 30 Years: A Review of New Business Models, Trends and Court Cases from 1988 to 2018
(Judith B. Bass, Joan S. Faier, and Erica Ruff)

Copyright and Trademark Committee: Honey Badger May Not Care, but You Should: A 1930s Film Star, a 30-Year-Old Legal Test, and Trademark in the Age of Digital Content
(Donna Frosco and L. Elizabeth Dale)

Television and Radio Committee: What Is “TV” Anymore? The Business Must Incorporate Lessons of Its Rich History to Build Its Future
(Howard Homonoff)

Theater and Performing Arts Committee: 30 Years Later—The Show Must Go On: Current Trends and Issues in the Theater Industry
(Jason Baruch, Kathy Kim, Adam J. Rosen, Eric Goldman, Alexandra Mary Clapps, Rebecca Frank Oeser, Jason Aylesworth, and David Friedlander)

Sports and Entertainment Immigration: What Did We Learn in 2018? (Spoiler Alert: Immigration Is Still Difficult)
(Michael Cataliotti)

Resolution Alley: Providing for Neutrals with Industry, Legal, and Business Expertise
(Theodore K. Cheng)

Concussion—Traumatic Brain Injury
(James A. Johnson)

Blockchain Technology and the Music Modernization Act: A Match That Should Be Made
(Christopher J.P. Mitchell)

Brave New World: Contemplating the Partial Withdrawal of the Major Music Publishing Companies from ASCAP and BMI
(Matthew F. Abbott)

No Foul, but Plenty of Harm—Sorting Out the 2018 Belmont Stakes
(Bennett Liebman)

Krell’s Korner: The Steinbrenner Era Begins
(David Krell)

The Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section Welcomes New Members

30 Years of EASL

Section Committees and Chairpersons

Section Officers and Editor

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Diverse opinions contribute to the vitality of the law, and for every topic there are many issues to be addressed. The Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal is a forum for ideas and a repository for legal analyses and theories. The EASL Journal presents topics that EASL attorneys address on a daily basis, and provides comprehensive overviews of both large issues that affect a majority of the EASL Section membership and analyses of more specific issues that affect only a few. In addition to contributions from practicing attorneys, the EASL Journal accepts articles from laypersons involved with issues that affect many in the EASL fields. Edited by Elissa D. Hecker, Esq., the EASL Journal is published three times a year by the Entertainment, Art and Sports Law Section and distributed to Section members free of charge.

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