Posts Tagged ‘Entertainment Law’

RepAvatrDisputes among band members are not new, and when they happen, they can be ugly.  Recently, STP (Stone Temple Pilots) sued former singer Scott Weiland, who then counter-sued STP for various issues involving their written band agreement.  The good news is they had an agreement to fall back on.  The bad news, of course, is that regardless of the agreement, emotions on both sides are high and this particular dispute may take years of court battles to resolve.

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guitarIf you’re involved in the entertainment world as an artist, musician, or other entertainer, you probably want to make it more than a hobby, perhaps even a career.  If you want to be successful in the entertainment world, you need to treat your craft as a business, and that includes having some knowledge of the legal issues that come up.  If you don’t have this basic knowledge, you could be taken advantage of by someone who does, and wind up losing everything you’ve worked hard for.

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