JETLawBlog has an interesting post up about the ongoing dispute between concert impresario Michael Cohl and LiveNation (Upcoming Rolling Stones Tour Fuels the Battle between Live Nation and Michael Cohl) – of particular value is a link to the purchase agreement which memorialized the “divorce” between the parties. The agreement provides an intriguing drafting precedent in a number of respects: from the structuring of the payments and the description of the assets, to, in particular, the manner in which the non-competition provisions were handled.
About Bob Tarantino
Bob Tarantino is Counsel at Dentons Canada LLP and focuses his practice on the interface between the entertainment industries and intellectual property law, with an emphasis on film and television production, financing, licensing, distribution, and IP acquisition and protection. His clients range from artists and independent producers to Canadian distributors and foreign studios and financiers at every stage of the creative process, from development to delivery and exploitation.