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Everyone who renders a creative service on your picture may have a claim to the picture’s copyright, since copyright vests the moment the creation is fixed in a tangible medium. You avoid copyright vesting by making each person execute a Work-For-Hire Agreement prior to the commencement of services. All of the employment agreements related to…

It seems to be more and more common to be asked to sign NDAs before one-night stands or romantic relationships with celebrities and other prominent people, according to four entertainment lawyers Gloria Allred and Dinah Perez — as well as publicists Jeremy Lemur and Michael Whiteacre, and women who’ve been asked to sign them. And…

You will require the assistance of an attorney throughout your producing journey. How do you find the right attorney? Well, first off, only retain an “entertainment” attorney (who I will refer to as “attorneys” going forward). Ask friends and colleagues for referrals, read blogs, books, and legal articles by attorneys, and read posts and responses…