Posts Tagged ‘legal’

Can I Use This Music?: Copyright for Kids Entertainers Part 2

Music Copyright for Kids Entertainers Part 2

In part 1 of this two-part article on music copyright, David Bilan answered questions on music ownership, penalties for infringement, and ways to legally use the tracks you need. Now he goes on to share more options that children’s entertainers have regarding songs and sounds for their shows.

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The Battle Over Costumed Characters: What This Means for Kids Entertainers

The Battle Over Costumed Characters: What This Means for Kids Entertainers

  In late March, three entertainment industry giants filed a lawsuit against a company that provides costumed characters for parties and events. Disney, Marvel, and Lucasfilm Entertainment Company accused Characters for Hire of using their copyrighted characters, like Mickey Mouse, Disney princesses, Spider-Man, and Darth Vader, without permission. The news sparked quite a discussion in…

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ShowBiz LegalBiz with Patrick Slaughter Part 1

Legal Tips For Kids Entertainers Did you ever hear your parents say ‘It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt!’  Children’s entertaining is sort of like that. We often don’t plan ahead. Here are some essential things EVERY kids entertainer needs to consider …

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