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The grand scheme regarding the term of copyright protection in the U.S., for the first time in 20 years, is in full bloom. On January 1, 2019, works first published in or before 1923 fell into the public domain – making them free to copy...

By:  Marc Jacobson, Esq. Don’t ask for an applicant’s salary history, whether for you or your client, when interviewing that applicant for employment in New York City. You were asked to represent a film production to take place in NYC. As part of that engagement, you were asked...

A basic guide for producers and content creators. By: Marc Jacobson, Esq. If you hire young talent in the entertainment industries, be sure their contracts are enforceable. Imagine you are in charge of an entertainment company.  You shoot your film/TV show, release your recording, or pay an advance... By PAUL BLAKE - Jul 20, 2016, 7:38 PM ET House lights fade down. Backlights fade up. Cue music. Pause for effect. And enter the candidate stage right. As Donald Trump emerged on the stage in Cleveland on Monday night, silhouetted against bright lights with Queen’s “We Are...