"Hollywood on Strike" Book Available on Amazon!

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My book is finally available on Amazon: Coming soon - "Look Inside the Book" and a Kindle edition. _. Check out my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” If you work in tech, check out my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets Subscribe to my blog ( jhandel.com ) for more about entertainment law and digital media law.

"Hollywood on Strike!" Book Available Soon

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Great news – my new book, “Hollywood on Strike!: An Industry at War in the Internet Age” will be out in just a few weeks. But why?

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'Jungle Book' Director Jon Favreau Recalls Marvel's Perilous Start at THR's Power Lawyers Event

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Hollywood Docket Top 5: Lady Gaga vs. producer; Polanski vs. judicial system; Snooki booked

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Reminder - "Hollywood on Strike!" Book Party Tomoroow (Sat)

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A reminder - I'm having a book party/signing on Saturday (tomorrow), from 1:00-3:00, at the Showbiz Store & Cafe, 500 S. Check out my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” If you work in tech, take a look at my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets Free RSVP requested at [link]. _. Check out my residuals chart there too.

Hollywood Docket: Secret treaty revealed; Google books settlement; Nick Counter

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Hollywood Docket Top 5: 'Hurt Locker' tops pirate list; 'Couples Retreat' model sues; Seinfeld slander sequel?

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Summit Entertainment, the film's distributor, was unable to significantly increase its theatrical booking last week because of policies by the nation's. Tags: Hollywood Docket Fresh off its best picture win at the Oscars, "The Hurt Locker" has become the most pirated movie online.

Hollywood Docket Top 5: Google books settlement delay; Comcast-NBCU; top 15 trademark battles

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Entertainment law news you need to care about this morning: A federal judge put off a ruling on whether to approve Google's class action lawsuit settlement with publishers over digital books. During a marathon hearing, lawyers representing the Justice Department, Tags: Hollywood Docket

Hollywood Docket: Warhol child porn?; Hasselbeck book infringement?; NY Post discrimination?

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"Hollywood on Strike" Update

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In a strange twist, the book is now available on Kindle - but only on Amazon UK! and also on Google books (compatible with Nook, apparently). Also coming soon: the "Look Inside the Book" feature and some editorial reviews. _. Check out my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” The vagaries of Amazon.

Now on Sale - "Hollywood on Strike!" (limited-time 20% discount)

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My new book is finally out and is available now at https://www.createspace.com/3344392 (paperback $27.95)! >>> For a limited time, use code JL886NCV on Createspace for 20% off. The book tells the story of the 2007-2009 Hollywood labor unrest - the Writers Guild strike and Screen Actors Guild stalemate. orders.

Special Podcast Episode: Jonathan Handel and “Hollywood on Strike”

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In this SPECIAL Episode: Jonathan Handel talks about the 2007-2009 Hollywood labor strife and his new book on the subject. BUY THE BOOK.

Hollywood Docket: 'Harry Potter' plagiarism case continues; Actor subpoenas Twitter for source of STD rumor

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Rowling plagiarized "Harry Potter" from the author of an obscure fantasy book, "Willy the Wizard." Tags: Hollywood Docket A British judge has allowed a lawsuit to go forward that alleges that J.K. However, the judge described the plaintiff's chances of success as "improbable".

Hollywood Docket: Lohan's mug shot; Teamster strike prep; Bergstein ordered to talk

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For some reason, Lindsay Lohan's booking photo makes us think of Sharon Stone. Tags: Hollywood Docket possible Teamsters strike in two weeks could hit the television industry particularly hard, with one executive predicting it could be worse than the writers strike a.

new book - The New Zealand Hobbit Crisis

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My new book, The New Zealand Hobbit Crisis, is out on Amazon. In THE NEW ZEALAND HOBBIT CRISIS (Hollywood Analytics; Nov. Normal. 0.

Hollywood on Strike! Now on Kindle

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My book Hollywood on Strike! Check out my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” If you work in tech, check out my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets is now available on Kindle ([link] as well as paperback ([link] (those are links to Amazon). _. Check out my residuals chart there too.

Entertainment Industry Insights Podcast – The Dealmaker’s Ten Commandments with Jeff B. Cohen

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Jeff has a new book out.  It’s called   The Dealmaker’s Ten Commandments.  We’ll talk about hollywood then, hollywood now, and  the hollywood of the future, and get some dealmaking  pointers from Jeff. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -.   J eff B. Cohen is a former child actor. Firemark. Jeff B.

Amanda Knox Signs Book Deal

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More from The Hollywood Reporter Harper Collins has signed a deal with Amanda Knox, whose murder conviction was overturned last year by an Italian appellate court, to publish her memoir. Knox's agent is Robert Barnett.

Interview Releases – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

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Do you need permission to write a book based on your interviews with public figures? Without it, you won’t be able to publish your book.

Asked & Answered: Is it safe to write a new work based on a deceased author’s book?

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The publisher of the original “book&#  is contemporary. From whom should such permission be sought? Thinking of Producing it yourself?

Hollywood Labor: The Tyranny of Time

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One key to understanding Hollywood labor is a tool that was invented thousands of years ago: the calendar. covered those events as they occurred, and they’re also the topic of my forthcoming book, “Hollywood on Strike!,” If you work in tech, check out my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets. which is due out next month.

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Hollywood Docket: Athletes v. NCAA; Netflix v. Jerry Kowal; Oksana Baiul v. WME

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A roundup of entertainment law news including appellate rulings on book scanning and ''The Bourne Identity.'' read more.

Hollywood's Liberal Agenda

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The Hollywood Reporter has this exclusive: clips that bolster claims from a forthcoming book, Primetime Propaganda, that Hollywood "advance[s] a liberal political agenda." The book, by Ben Shapiro, and published by HarperCollins subsidiary Broadside, includes interviews from a number of

Do Hollywood studios own rights on Mars?

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Fifty years ago, no attorney demanded digital rights to books, movies, TV shows, and the rest. By Eriq Gardner Throughout space and time, industry lawyers have been caught flat-footed by new technology. These days, they compensate for this lack of.

Hollywood Sign Owner Cries Foul Over Ad Agency 'Infringement'

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announcing their new Hollywood venture, called BB Hollywood. Details: The Hollywood Reporter. Check out “Hollywood on Strike!,”

Supreme Court Justices Weigh Right to Resell Foreign-Made Books, Movies and Songs

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Observers of a copyright case with big Hollywood implications were closely watching the words of Justice Elena Kagan on Monday. read more.

Mr. “Don’t Be Evil” has a new one: YCombinator Says “Kill Hollywood” Starting with the Unions

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So you may have wondered who in the world comes up with this “Kill Hollywood” idea?  Yes, bring on the digital chickenfeed. 

Google, Hollywood and the 'moral panic' of copyright law

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His book, "Patry on Copyright," is widely quoted by legal scholars and has even been cited by judges in important. By Eriq Gardner William Patry, senior copyright counsel at Google, is one of the most respected lawyers in the field.

It’s a Play! It’s Live Internet TV! It’s Both, and it Opens in Los Angeles on Friday

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For more on this innovative production and its challenges, click through to my article in The Hollywood Reporter. Courtesy Heretick Theatre Lab.

'Loser' Labor Standoff

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See The Hollywood Reporter. Watch for my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” due out next month. If you work in tech, check out my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets A summary of the IATSE "Biggest Loser" strike and a photo from the picket lines. Check out my residuals chart there too.

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Hollywood and Hitler

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A new book discusses Hollywood''s history with Adolf Hitler. More here from the Hollywood Reporter

@Deadline Hollywood: Google “Forgets” Film Maker Dinesh D’Souza in Search Results–Can Kadoodle Be Far Behind?

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But I also believe that it doesn’t hurt your comprehension, either. Maybe especially the ones you disagree with politically. Ah, well. Kadoodle.

Hollywood Docket: New 'Glee' Lawsuit; 'Modern Family' Wins in Court; 'Harry Potter' Copyright Case

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Andrew Breitbart, and the status of the Google Books litigation read more. Eriq Gardner On the legal docket: 'Glee' compensation, the originality of 'Modern Family' and 'Harry Potter,' Shirley Sherrod v. THR, Esq. The Business Business

Hollywood Labor: SAG Source Says a Strike Unlikely, Joint SAG-AFTRA Bargaining Likely; and the Year Ahead

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And a heads up: the rest of this article is pretty much insider baseball, so proceed if you want the nitty-gritty details on what the year ahead may hold for Hollywood labor, and SAG in particular. The SAG portion of the committee will have 11 members from Hollywood , 4 from New York and 4 from the Regional Branch Division (i.e.,

Asked & Answered: Can I sell my novel after I’ve already sold the screenplay?

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Asked & Answered Contract copyright Hollywood Screenplay ScreenwritingThinking of Producing it yourself? Firemark.

No Book From Juror B37

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One of the jurors in the George Zimmermann trial, known only as Juror B37, has abandoned her plans to write a book based on her experiences in the trial. More here from the Hollywood Reporter

SAG's David White to Speak on Digital Issues

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Details: Hollywood Reporter. Watch for my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” due out this month. If you work in tech, check out my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets The Feb. 17 talk is hosted by Town Hall Los Angeles. Note: tix are $49-$65. _. Check out my residuals chart there too.

WGA Ballots on the Way

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Details: The Hollywood Reporter. _. Check out my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” If you work in tech, take a look at my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets The WGA deal reached last month is on its way to the membership for a ratification vote – ballots are in the mail. available on Amazon (also in a Kindle edition).

AFTRA Moves Closer to Merger With SAG

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Details: The Hollywood Reporter. _. Watch for my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” due out next month. If you work in tech, check out my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets Subscribe to my blog ( jhandel.com ) for more about entertainment law and digital media law. Check out my residuals chart there too.

Health and Retirement are the Hangup in AFTRA Netcode Negotiations (Exclusive)

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AFTRA’s negotiations with the networks and television producers resume this week and the big issue, according to a source close to the process, is the same one that’s bedeviled Hollywood labor for the past several years: health and retirement. Details: The Hollywood Reporter. _. Check out my bookHollywood on Strike!,”