In this episode we are joined by Lawyer Gordon Firemark who produces multiple podcasts that include, Entertainment Industry Insights, Entertainment Law Update, and The Law Podcasting as well as his own course that teachers lawyers how to podcast at Lawpodcasting.com.
He is the author of the book The Podcast, Blog & New Media Producer’s Legal Survival Guide: An essential resource for content creators (amazon) or if you want the pdf of the book go to http://www.podcastlawbook.com/
Today we talk about:
How Gordon got into entertainment law
How to register a trademark. How a trademark is your brand. Here is the US Patent and Trademark Office Website www.uspto.gov
When is it OK to play music in your podcast?
How do you avoid being sued for slander?
Fair Use (Gordan has a great video about this on YouTube)
Tips on Negotiating contacts
Dave explains how he got fined for using an image from images.google.com (so yes, you can get busted)
How to avoid “Defaming” someone.
Release forms. podcastrelease.com is a free example (email address required).
How he found his co-host.
How lawyers are using podcasting to get more clients.
copyright.gov dmca agent
Gordon (like Dave) recommends the Audio Technica 2100 microphone
Because of My Podcast
Dave Hooper of Red Podcast– I am Much Smoother on the Microphone when I’m doing promos for my radio show
Question For the Audience
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Free Podcasting Puzzle Webinars
The Ultimate Podcasting 101 Live Webinar
I will be holding three webinars as we prepare for registration to open at the School of Podcasting June 1. It’s call “Understanding the Podcasting Puzzle” and you can sign up to get the links to the LIVE not pre-recorded) webinars. Here are the dates to attend:
Saturday May 21 1 – 2 PM EST
Wednesday May 25th 8-9 PM EST
Saturday May 28th 1 -2 PM EST
Go to podcastingpuzzle.com for more information on attending.