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Entertainment Law Research Guide

This guide will assist your research on entertainment law including intellectual property, agency, antitrust, contracts, and labor and employment of the film, television, radio, music recording, publishing, theater, and sports industries.

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Secondary Sources

Treatises & Other Works

  • Entertainment and Intellectual Property Law 
  • Entertainment Industry Contracts
  • Intellectual Property Law in the Sports & Entertainment Industries (KF2979 .C46 2014)

Academic Journals

News & Current Awareness

These current awareness publications are heavily used by attorneys to keep up with news, recent cases, proposed legislation, and other developments within the entertainment law practice area. 

  • Entertainment & Sports Industry News
    A "News by Industry" category, drawn from various publications, collecting news about companies that derive revenue mainly from providing recreational and other entertainment services.
  • Westlaw Journal Entertainment Industry 
    A monthly journal providing "concise, unbiased coverage of litigation involving topics such as breach of contract and copyright, and issues involving the music industry, major sports teams, and gambling."

Study Aids

The following sources may be helpful to students taking substantive law classes in areas relevant to the entertainment industry: