==Introduction==
===Definition===

Entertainment law concerns the regulation of contracts relating to the entertainment and performance arts including the visual arts, cinemas, motion pictures or movies, radio, television, music, publishing and theatre or theater. Legal issues include the proper application of labor and employment law, intellectual property law and personal services contract law, contract terms and conditions, trade unions, industry custom and usage, breach of contract claims and remedies, and dispute resolution or arbitration requirements (Reference: [http://entertainment-law.lawyers.com/ Lawyers.com])

===Key Topics===
<ul>
<li>Copyright</li>
</ul>

===Major Legislation===

<ul>
<li>Copyright Act</li>
</ul>

==Research This Topic in LexisNexis Academic==
===Choosing Sources===

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<li>Select the "Browse" option on the sources tab, select Area of Law</li>
<li>Click on the folder for "Media & Entertainment Law"</li>
<li>Select "United States" from the Country dropdown box; a new box will appear with US regions and states</li>
<li>Select the source(s) you want to search and click the "OK-Continue" button</li>
</ul>

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===Index Terms===
See [[Power Search: Use the Index|How to use the index]]
<ul>
<li>Entertainment & Arts</li>
<li> Copyright Law </li>
</ul>

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[http://www.lexisnexis.com/us/lnacademic/api/version1/sf?shr=t&sfi=AC00NBGenSrch&csi=5554 Entertainment Law Reporter]
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