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Legally Speaking, It Depends: Script Registration?

Christopher Schiller is a NY transactional entertainment attorney who counts many independent filmmakers and writers among his diverse client base. Follow Chris on Twitter @chrisschiller. Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! To register or not to register, that is the question. Actually, it’s just one of the...

Legally Speaking, It Depends: Ideas are Free to Steal?

Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! “Since ideas aren’t necessarily protectable, other people’s ideas are fair game, right?” For the most part, nope. Sorry. Granted, there are some ideas that aren’t created by anyone. They already exist– have to exist to be true to the genre. (This...