Fifty Shades of Greed: A Case Study on Partnership by Conduct

Legal Area:        Civil Trial Civil Appellate Litigation Business Intellectual Property Personal Injury Trial
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $20.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        10/31/2022
Information:        LAST CHANCE $10

** Available on-demand any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through Session End Date above **

The Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy serves as a case study for how a partnership by conduct can be created under the law. In addition to addressing the legal aspects of the publishing industry and subsidiary rights, this informative CLE course will review a true-life precautionary tale about the pitfalls of working with others on a venture without having a written agreement in place. This course features streaming video and downloadable audio presentations from a live CLE seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on December 1, 2017.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • Partnership by Conduct

  • Partnership by Texas Law

  • Legal Aspects of Publishing Industry

  • Working Without a Written Agreement

  • Five Factors of Partnership

  • Speakers:

    Brent A. Turman, who is an attorney with the firm of BellNunnally. More information for Mr. Turman may be found on his firm's website.

    Mike Farris is an entertainment attorney, now retired, and writer in Dallas, Texas He represented the plaintiff in the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' litigation that was tried before a jury in Fort Worth, Texas, and resulted in a $13.2 million judgment in favor of his client. More information about Mike Farris may be found on his website.

    Texas Board of Legal Specialization Areas:

    Credit Hrs     Area
       1.50           Civil Trial Law
       1.50           Civil Appellate Law
       1.50           Personal Injury Trial Law


    This course is approved for CLE credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238).  Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation requirements.

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