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Entertainment Law Review
Entertainment Law Review
ISSN: 0959-3799
Published by: Sweet & Maxwell
Editor in Chiefs: Tony Martino; Rico Calleja
Subscription Information: Any Time Start
Format: Journal
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Entertainment Law Review enables practitioners to stay up to date with crucial litigation and understand new developments in the field of entertainment law.

  • Provides a regular, comprehensive commentary on the latest developments in entertainment law
  • Places emphasis on the practical implication of relevant legislative developments and the effects of new technology on artists, rights owners and collecting societies
  • Considers the practical issues surrounding recent legislation
  • Offers the perspectives of the best legal minds on crucial topics in this area
  • Includes international coverage of entertainment law

The journal will continue to discuss cutting-edge issues in entertainment law, with forthcoming articles covering:

  • David and Victoria have IP Office at Beck and Call for Children - Trade Marking the Kids’ names puts Beckhams on Cruz Control for IP Protection
  • Communication to the public – Court of Justice gives The Pirate Bay no quarter
  • Protecting celebrity personality rights: what can you do in China?
  • Merger of AMC and Carmine Cinemas
  • PNM v Times Newspapers (Supreme Court)
  • The impact of Brexit on the UK creative industries


2018 Vol. 29 Issue 7


  • Why One Person’s Inclusion Rider is Another’s Exclusion Rider - EMMA TEICHMANN
  • GDPR Consent—UK’s ICO Guidance Re-Delivers the Message that “consent is not the silver bullet for GDPR compliance” - ROHAN MASSEY
  • Freedom of Expression and Legal Control of Hate Speech on Social Media in Nigeria - MARCUS AYODEJI ARAROMI
  • GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018—How Do They Impact Publishers? - NICOLA CAIN AND RUPERT COWPER-COLES
  • Can Data Protection Solve the Problem of Microtargeting, Manipulation of Internet Users and Fake News? - CHRISTOPHER WENN
  • Anderson v HMRC—on Football Agent’s Appeal Upper Tribunal Considers Knowledge Test for the Purpose of Discovery Assessments - MICHELLE SLOANE
  • Blurred Lines Songwriters Have Got to Give It Up for the Gaye Family - JODI BENASSI
  • Miah v BBC—Details of an Investigation Insufficient Basis for Defence of Truth to Libel Allegations - PETER SMITH
  • Costs of Blocking Injunctions: Cartier v BT - RACHEL ALEXANDER AND OLIVIA BROWN
  • FA Suspends Lincoln City Footballer for Six Years After Breaching Integrity and Betting Rules  - STUART HARRIS
  • One of these Things is not like the Others: the ECtHR Balances the Rights of Privacy and Freedom of Expression  -MATTHEW GILL
  • CJEU Brings AG Szpunar to Heel in Finding Louboutin Registration to be Valid - EMMA FLETT AND JOHN PATTEN
  • ML and WW v Germany—Article 8 Right to be Forgotten and the Media - HUGH TOMLINSON QC AND AIDAN WILLS
Entertainment Law Review – Guidelines for Submission of Contributions

Contributions should fall into one of the following categories:

In the style of an editorial, these are “punchy”, topical, opinionated pieces, often expressing a fairly radical or controversial view.
Maximum word count: 2000.

These focus on a major, current theme of interest to media and entertainment lawyers and academics. The subject should be of international interest.
Articles should both explain a current situation in a fairly practical way and provide thoughtful analysis, comment, evaluation and criticism as appropriate. Comparisons with other jurisdictions should be added where possible.
Maximum word count: 3000.

These focus on a very specific, yet significant, topic – usually a case, but it could be a piece of legislation or other legal, regulatory or policy development – explaining why this is of particular relevance both to the author’s jurisdiction and more internationally. Comments are usually more factual than articles, but with some degree of analysis and evaluation.
Maximum word count: 1500.

Book Reviews
Book reviews are also published in the Review. These should be between 600 and 1200 words in length (dependent on the title). These are dealt with in-house at Sweet & Maxwell through a central co-ordinator, but may also be sent to the Commissioning Editor.

Submitting Copy

Please email copy as a Word file to the Commissioning Editor, Paul Crick at paulcrick@mac.com

Articles and comments should be accompanied by a short abstract of approximately 50 to 70 words, briefly encapsulating the content of the piece. Abstracts appear in the contents section of the Review and give a snapshot of each piece.

All contributions undergo a refereeing process prior to publication, and some amendment may be required (in consultation with the author) to ensure that the piece is suitable for publication in the Review.

Contributions exceeding the applicable maximum word count will be returned to the author for editing, although in exceptional circumstances contributions slightly above the maximum may be accepted at the discretion of the editorial board.

It is advisable to email the Commissioning Editor before you start writing, to check whether an article on your chosen topic has already been commissioned.
Tony Martino, Editor-in-chief
Barrister, London
Rico Calleja, Editor
8 Issues a year, calendar year.
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