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As technologies advance and media platforms proliferate, attorneys must be able to guide clients across the multimedia landscape, helping them to avoid pitfalls while maximizing the value of intellectual property. Scott on Multimedia Law, Fourth Edition is the one completely current resource that can take you from start to finish throughout the complex multimedia arena.

Based on years of professional experience, the author combines reliable analysis of the substantive law with practical, how-to advice, including insightful discussions of key topics and analysis of various trends and practices in multimedia law. The new and updated Scott on Multimedia Law, Fourth Edition immediately enables you to:

  • Fully account for every intellectual property dimension of multimedia law, including: trademark, copyright, moral rights, international aspects, patents, trade names and trade secrets
  • Provide reliable advice on the licensing of every type of content, including video, videogames, text, still images, digital images, music, performance, and more
  • Follow all the necessary steps to clear rights
  • Enter into effective agreements with vendors and distribution partners
  • Anticipate the relevance of tort, privacy, and publicity law in order to prevent third party claims from interfering with the commercialization of your client’s products
  • Draft effective employment, development, and distribution agreements
  • Work competently with guilds, unions, and trade associations—including the writers’ guild, directors’ guild, and animators’ guild
  • And more

Scott on Multimedia Law, Fourth Edition includes more than 60 forms covering numerous transactions across a wide variety of media. The accompanying CD-ROM contains electronic versions of the forms, making it simple to use or adapt them for your own practice. This highly practical addition enables you to immediately support the widest variety of client needs—and save time throughout all stages of bringing multimedia products to market.

Note: Online subscriptions are for three-month periods.

Previous Edition: Scott on Multimedia Law, Third Edition ISBN 9780735575516

Pages 2110
Last Updated 07/08/2021
Update Frequency Annually
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
ISBN 9781543806762
SKU 10070448-7777
Publish Frequency Annually
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
SKU 000000000010066274
Table of Contents
  1. Introduction to Multimedia
  2. Materials Incorporate in Multimedia Works
  3. Intellectual Property Rights
  4. Copyrights
  5. Trademarks
  6. Titles and Characters
  7. Trade Secrets
  8. Patents
  9. Negligence
  10. Defamation
  11. Right of Publicity
  12. Right of Privacy
  13. Unfair Competition
  14. Employment Agreements
  15. Development Agreements
  16. Distribution Agreements
  17. Insurance
  18. Licenses and Releases
  19. Licensing Text
  20. Licensing Moving Images
  21. Licensing Still Images
  22. Licensing Music/Audio
  23. Licensing Computer Software
  24. Government Regulation
  25. Guilds, Unions, and Trade Associations
  26. Producers Guild of America
  27. Writers Guild of America
  28. Directors Guild of America
  29. Performing Arts Guilds
  30. Visual Arts Guilds
  31. Audio Arts Guilds