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2 Va. Sports & Ent. L.J. 162 (2002-2003)
There's No Business like Show Business: Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Entertainment Industry

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There's No Business Like Show Business:
Alternative Dispute Resolution in the
Entertainment Industry
Toni L. Wortherly*
Intro d uction  ........................................................................................................ 163
I. Types of Disputes in the Entertainment Industry ..................................... 163
A  . B and  B reakups ....................................................................................... 164
B . C ontract  D isputes ................................................................................... 164
C. Copyright Infringement ........................................................................ 165
D  . D efam ation   ............................................................................................ 165
E . T ort  C laim s  ............................................................................................. 166
II. Types of ADR Available to the Entertainment Industry ..................... 167
A . B inding  A  D R   ................................................................ ...................... 167
B . N on-Binding    A D  R  ................................................................................ 167
C. ADR Provisions in Contracts .............................................................. 169
1II. The Show Must Go On: The Benefits of Using ADR in the
Entertainm    ent Industry    .............................................................................. 169
A . C onfidentiality   ....................................................................................... 170
B . C ost  Savings  ........................................................................................... 170
C. Efficiency of the Process ...................................................................... 170
D. Neutral Advisors with Experience ..................................................... 170
Possibility of Maintaining Business Relationships ................................ 171
IV. Mediation's Not Music to My Ears: The View of ADR by
Entertainment Industry Executives .......................................................... 172
J.D. candidate, Florida State University College of Law (2003); B.A., cum laude in Legal
Studies, University of Central Florida (1998); Florida State University Business Review,
Article Editor. Currently, the author is employed as a law clerk with the Honda Department
of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco.

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