JSEL recently sat down with Patrick Ragen, an Associate at Ziffren Brittenham in Los Angeles, which specializes in negotiating, structuring, and executing transactions in the entertainment and media industries. Patrick is an attorney in the firm's film and television group, … [Read more...] about Interview with Patrick Ragen, Associate at Ziffren Brittenham
Eight days after decreasing the salary cap for the first time since 2011, the NFL announced a massive new 11-year media deal worth $113 billion. Set to take effect in 2023, this agreement represents the largest deal in media history and nearly doubles the value of the NFL’s … [Read more...] about Decades of Dominance: The NFL’s New Media Rights Deal Will Make Football More Popular Than Ever
Last week, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge denied a motion for summary judgement submitted by Stranger Things creators, Matt and Ross Duffer, in a breach of implied contract suit filed by independent filmmaker Charlie Kessler. Kessler claims the Duffers stole the idea for … [Read more...] about Who Owns the Concept for Netflix’s Stranger Things?
For Immediate Release: 2019 Harvard Sports Law Symposium Scheduled for Monday, April 1, 2019. On April 1, the Harvard Committee on Sports & Entertainment Law and the Harvard Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law are hosting the 2019 Harvard Sports Law Symposium. An … [Read more...] about 2019 Harvard Sports Law Symposium Scheduled for Monday, April 1, 2019
On Wednesday, painter Robert Sundholm filed suit against his personal attorney for tricking him into signing away the film rights to his life story. Sundholm’s unique biography has been the subject of features for People Magazine, CBS and BBC. The artist was abandoned by his … [Read more...] about Acclaimed Painter Sues Lawyer for Fraud