Definition - What does Entertainment Law mean?
Entertainment law is a type of law that deals with all of the legal rules and regulations involved in the entertainment industry. The entertainment industry encompasses theater, film, dance, music, art, opera, literary polishing and others.
Intellectual property and copyright rules are a major part of entertainment law. This means that entertainment lawyers need to be well versed in these areas.
Justipedia explains Entertainment Law
Entertainment law also deals with employment law, trademarks, bankruptcy, securities, immigration and many other legal issues.
Often, entertainment contracts and companies are worth a substantial amount of money. So, all of the legal matters related to these things can be of extreme importance for the people who work at the companies, and for the lawyers who work on the contracts.
Many entertainers hire both agents and lawyers to help them deal with things like contracts or employment issues.