Aspen Publishing

Entertainment Law and Business

William D. Henslee, Elizabeth Henslee


  • ISBN: 9781454881551

New print textbook includes access to the eBook, outline tool, and other resources at via lifetime access code inside the print book. Plus, access the eBook immediately with the temporary access code available after checkout while you await the full access code in your shipment.

In stock.

  • Description

    Buy a new version of this textbook and receive access to the Connected eBook on CasebookConnect, including: lifetime access to the online ebook with highlight, annotation, and search capabilities, plus an outline tool and other helpful resources. Connected eBooks provide what you need most to be successful in your law school classes. Learn more about Connected eBooks.

    View More...

  • Additional Product Details

    Publication Date: 9/14/2018
    Connected eBook + Print: 9781454881551
    Connected eBook: 9781543802924

    Detailed Table of Contents (PDF Download)

    Summary of Contents


    PART I Content Regulation
    CHAPTER 1 Books and Magazines
    CHAPTER 2 Music
    CHAPTER 3 Television
    CHAPTER 4 Film
    CHAPTER 5 Video Games

    PART II Intellectual Property
    CHAPTER 6 Copyright: Originality and Derivative Works
    CHAPTER 7 Copyright Ownership and Transfer
    CHAPTER 8 Copyright Infringement and Infringement Defenses
    CHAPTER 9 Trademark

    PART III Rights of Privacy and Publicity
    CHAPTER 10 Film and Television
    CHAPTER 11 Music
    CHAPTER 12 Video Games

    PART IV Managers, Agents, and Lawyers
    CHAPTER 13 Managers
    CHAPTER 14 Agents
    CHAPTER 15 Lawyers

    PART V Film and Television Agreements
    CHAPTER 16 Talent
    CHAPTER 17 Credits, Writers, Directors, and Producers

    PART VI Film Finance, Net Compensation, and
    CHAPTER 18 Film Finance, Net Compensation, and Merchandising

    PART VII Music Contracts
    CHAPTER 19 Record Companies

    PART VIII Music Tours
    CHAPTER 20 Music Tours

    Table of Cases

  • Author Information

    Bill Henslee

    Professor Henslee has been teaching copyright and entertainment law for over twenty years. Professor Henslee has been involved in the entertainment business since 1976 when he became a band manager in Honolulu, Hawaii. After moving to Los Angeles, he established the music and sports management firm of Henslee & Weisberger in 1984. In 1986, he opened the music publishing company, American Pride Publishing. He served as a Certified Contract Advisor for the National Football League Player’s Association for over ten years. Professor Henslee acted as the music business consultant for the federal trial where the original members of the band WAR lost the use of their band’s name to the band’s manager. Since moving to Orlando in 2002, he has continued to consult with clients involved in entertainment and sports.
    In 2005, Professor Henslee was a co-producer of the film: The Karaoke King. In addition, Bill was the producer and co-writer for Michael Reardon’s Climb On! Series videos: Joshua Tree and Bishop. Over the years he has represented numerous clients in entertainment and sports.
    Bill Henslee is a Professor of Law and founding faculty member at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University College of Law. He teaches Copyright, Entertainment, Sports, Theater Law, and Trademarks and Unfair Competition. His co-authored Entertainment Law and Business textbook was released in December 2018. Prior to moving to FAMU, Professor Henslee taught for twelve years at Pepperdine University School of Law. He is a member of the California Bar.
    Professor Henslee earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Hawaii, where he won the Clark Award for Creative Writing awarded to the university’s most promising writers. He received his Juris Doctorate degree from Pepperdine University School of Law. Bill was earned his Masters of Fine Arts Degree from UCLA’s Graduate School of Theatre, Film, and Television.

  • Professor Resources

    Please login to view Professor Resources. This section is only available to registered, validated professor accounts. If the professor resources still do not appear after logging in, please contact with a request to validate your professor account status. Account validation may take 24-48 hours.