Category Archives: Entertainment Law

3 Key Revisions to the Film and Entertainment Grant Fund

In November, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed the newest state budget. The budget is in effect through the end of the 2023 fiscal year. In the budget, there is a modification to the Film and Entertainment Grant Fund. This fund was created to provide incentives to film production companies in North Carolina. Upon a…
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What NC NIL Law Means for the Relationship Between Athlete and Agent

Recently, Governor Roy Cooper enacted a Name, Image, Likeness (NIL) law for North Carolina's colleges, universities and institutions. This makes North Carolina one of the first states to see this type of legislation go live. It also means that intercollegiate student athletes now have the ability to earn compensation for the use of their NIL,…
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Everything You Need to Know About the GRAM Application

In Spring 2021, the U.S. Copyright Office of the Library of Congress created a new group registration option for musical works, sound recordings and certain other works contained on an album. This so called “Group Registration of Works on an Album of Music” (GRAM) option, allows for the registration of a group musical works or…
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