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Guide to Online Secondary Sources: Media, Communications & Entertainment (including Advertising, Art, and Sports) Law

Guide to Secondary Legal Resources on Lexis and Westlaw

Media, Communications and Entertainment Law (including Advertising, Art and Sports Law) (See also: --Antitrust Law and Trade Regulation; --Computer/Internet Law; --Consumer Protection Law; --Health Law; --Privacy... Law)


Title Author(s) or Editor(s) Publisher


U.S. - General
Rights and Liabilities in Media Content:  Internet, Broadcast, and Print (Westlaw) Rodney A. Smolla Thomson Reuters U.S. federal and state
Communications Law & Practice (Lexis) Stuart Brotman and Morton I. Hamburg Law Journal Press U.S. federal
Telecommunications Regulation: Cable, Broadcasting, Satellite, and the Internet (Lexis) Womble Carlyle Sandridge, Charles D. Ferris, and Frank W. Lloyd Matthew Bender & Co. U.S. federal

Entertainment Law: Legal Concepts & Business Practices (Westlaw)

Thomas D. Selz, et al.

Thomson Reuters

U.S. federal

Entertainment Law & Litigation (Lexis) Charles J. Harder Matthew Bender & Company Some state and international coverage

Entertainment and Intellectual Property Law (Westlaw)

Mark S. Lee

Thomson Reuters

U.S. federal and state

Lindey on Entertainment, Publishing & the Arts (Westlaw) Michael Landau Thomson Reuters Primarily U.S. federal, some international coverage
Entertainment Industry Contracts (Lexis) Donald C. Farber Matthew Bender & Co. U.S. federal
U.S. - Specific Forms of Media/Communications/Entertainment
Film & Multimedia & the Law (Westlaw) James Sammataro Thomson Reuters  Focus on film intellectual property
Cable Television & Other Nonbroadcast Video (Westlaw) Daniel L. Brenner, Monroe E. Price, and Michael I. Meyerson Thomson Reuters Focus on Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations, Telecommunications Act of 1996, and Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992
All About Cable and Broadband (Lexis) Law Journal Press U.S. federal, state, and local
Art, Artifact, Architecture & Museum Law (Westlaw)

Jessica L. Darraby

Thomson Reuters

Some international coverage

Fundamentals of Sports Law (Westlaw) Walter T. Champion, Jr Thomson/West  U.S. federal and state
Sports Law Practice (Lexis) James T. Gray and Martin J. Greenberg Matthew Bender & Co. U.S. federal
The Law of Advertising (Lexis) James B. Astrachan and Donna Thomas Matthew Bender & Co. Covers all 50 states, Guam, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands
The Law of Advertising, Marketing and Promotions (Lexis) David H. Bernstein and Bruce P. Keller Law Journal Press U.S. federal
False Advertising & the Lanham Act (Lexis) Thomas M. Williams LexisNexis Section 43 of the Lanham Act 
Gaming Law & Practice (Lexis) Kate C. Lowenhar-Fisher, et al. Matthew Bender & Co. Some state coverage
Media, Advertising, & Entertainment Law Throughout the World (Westlaw)

Andrew B. Ulmer

Thomson Reuters  Overview of media, advertising, entertainment, and art law in over 30 countries, including the U.S.
Getting the Deal Through: Telecoms & Media (Lexis) Alexander Brown & Peter Broadhurst Law Business Research Ltd. Covers 27 jurisdictions, including the U.S.


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