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

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Amazon Gains Patent on Market for 'Used' Digital Movies, Songs, Books

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Will Hollywood erupt? The RIAA has said ReDigi is the only company to claim digital files could be peddled in a secondary market. read more.

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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.

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”

Gordon P. Firemark

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 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.

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.

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

Gordon P. Firemark

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.

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

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.

Interview Releases – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

Gordon P. Firemark

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.

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.

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.

'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 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

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.

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.

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.

Hollywood and Hitler

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

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).

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

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!,”

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!,”

Agenda for the SAG-AFTRA Merger Effort

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See my piece in The Hollywood Reporter for details. _. Check out my new bookHollywood on Strike!,” If you work in tech, check out my book How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets There's a strong case for merging SAG and AFTRA but there are numerous hurdles to overcome as well. What are some of the key issues?

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

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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. 

Entertainment Law Update Podcast Episode 031

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com / news / howard - berman - hollywood - tax - credits -326652? NEW ‘GODFATHER’ BOOK WILL BE PUBLISHED. Show Notes. hollywoodreporter.

Results of Writers Guild 'Pattern of Demands' Vote Still Unknown

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Details: The 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 Balloting closed Jan. 24 on the wide-ranging outline of negotiating priorities, but the guild has not yet announced the results of the vote.

SAG Continues Down Path to Merger with AFTRA

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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.

WGA East Executive Director Optimistic on Guild Negotiating Goals

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See The Hollywood Reporter exclusive. _. 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 Lowell Peterson also confirms that there is no date set for negotiations. Check out my residuals chart there too.

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

Read the Feed!

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However, look on the right-hand column and you'll see a feed from the Labor page which I curate (and mostly write) on The Hollywood Reporter website. 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 Thanks! _.

WGA, AMPTP Reach New Three-Year Deal

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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 available on Amazon (also in a Kindle edition). Subscribe to my blog ( jhandel.com ) for more about entertainment law and digital media law.

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SAG/AFTRA Members: Will your dues go up or down? Now you can tell.

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For a detailed breakdown -- and a graph that encompasses earnings from $0 to $250K, see 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 available on Amazon (also in a Kindle edition). Check out my residuals chart there too.

Exclusive: WGA East and LA County AFL-CIO Endorse Occupy Wall Steet / Occupy LA

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In exclusive statements to the Hollywood Reporter, the Writers Guild of America, East and the LA County Federation of Labor have endorsed the Occupy protests in NY, LA and elsewhere. Details: The Hollywood Reporter -- LA County Fed story ; WGA East story. _. Check out my new bookHollywood on Strike!,”

Venture Capitalists and Rx Activists Speak Out Against the PROTECT IP Act

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Opposition to the PROTECT IP Act – Hollywood-supported legislation intended to reduce content piracy and block counterfeit goods – is growing among the tech community, with a letter blasting the bill released Thursday by more than fifty venture capitalists from forty firms that have funded many top Internet companies.