5 Essential Things You Need to Know Before Hiring an Entertainment Lawyer

5 Essential Things You Need to Know Before Hiring an Entertainment Lawyer

By Steven T. Lowe / September 29, 2022

1. They Should Be an Expert in Copyright Law The “Copyright Act,” which regulates how creative or “expressive” works are treated in the law, is the foundation of entertainment law. Many lawyers claim that they are “entertainment lawyers” without being sufficiently knowledgeable or up-to-speed on copyright law. If a prospective entertainment lawyer lacks these essential…

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Jay-Z emerges victorious in case by Parlux Fragrances, but loses his counter-claim for unpaid royalties

By Steven T. Lowe / February 10, 2022

On November 10, 2021, a jury in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York, rejected all claims brought by a perfume company including its claim for $68 million in damages for breach of contract. Parlux alleged that hip-hop mogul Jay-Z failed to adequately promote a cologne that incorporated his…

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