Entertainment Law

  • Shooting on Location and Location Releases

    … Shooting on Location and Location Releases As I get more and more involved with the entertainment industry, I’ve found myself branching out of simple legal work and into the production side of this incredibly interesting world. One aspect that isn’t going anywhere, however, is the need to protect my clients. In a recent production meeting, I…

    Stephen Hoffman/ Hoffman Law Office, P.C.- 8 readers -
  • “Dope!”, IP Rights, and the Beastie Boys

    … the Boys’ intellectual property rights in the music. Under federal law, a single willful or reckless infringement authorizes damages up to $150,000, while both an innocent or a “regular” infringement authorize up to $30,000 per use. The jury, in rendering its verdict, found that Monster recklessly disregarded the possibility that its use would…

    Stephen Hoffman/ Hoffman Law Office, P.C.- 8 readers -