In response to the increasing convergence of technologies in the entertainment industries, this thoroughly updates and revised fourth edition is carefully reorganized and conveniently reformatted. Moreover, the new easy-to-read single-column format makes the volume a more accessible resource for lawyers, students, and industry professionals. The Fourth Edition is divided into two parts--one dealing with general principles and the other dealing with specific entertainment and related industries--and over 50 new cases have been added. The case material covers recent changes in the entertainment business--among them innovation, consolidation, copyright issues, and globalization--and each is analyzed in detail. As the internet grows and becomes a part of everyday life, the laws and legal decisions shaping it will continue to affect entertainment business. Therefore, special attention had been devoted to the Internet and other emerging technologies in this new edition. Supplements are also provided to readers to reflect recent changes and update the current material. This classic casebook is assigned to students at top law schools throughout the country and is utilized as a desk reference by industry professionals. FREE semi-annual supplements are available. FOR THE FIRST TIME THESE SUPPLEMENTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE!!