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Monthly Archives: October 2010

My appearance on Lawyer 2 Lawyer Podcast

I'm very pleased to have appeared  on the prestigious Lawyer 2 Lawyer podcast on the Legal Talk Network with host Robert Ambrogi.

The title of the episode was:   Entertainment Law & the Challenges of Celebrity

Show Description: From music to film to theatre, celebrities can be a challenge in an entertainment law practice. Attorney and co-host Bob Ambrogi welcomes Gordon Firemark, an entertainment and new media lawyer in Los Angeles, to take a look at entertainment litigation and working with a celebrity. Bob & Gordon look at the various legal cases in Hollywood and chat about Gordon’s new e-book, The Podcast, Blog & New Media Producer’s Legal Survival Guide.

Appearing on Lawyer2Lawyer show October 28, 2010

I'm very pleased to have been invited to appear on the prestigious Lawyer 2 Lawyer podcast on the Legal Talk Network with host Robert Ambrogi.  The episode, to be recoded on October 28th, will focus on entertainment law, particularly some of the challenges in representing celebrity clients.

I'm honored and excited to be joining Bob for the show.  The show will be available via iTunes, and I'll also be posting a link and player.

The Podcast, Blog & New Media Producer’s Legal Survival Guide

My ebook, The Podcast, Blog & New Media Producer's Legal Survival Guide is now available for sale.

The Guide is the first comprehensive ebook that  gives a clear, concise and layman friendly explanation of the legal principles, issues and claims that can arise for producers of internet-based media.

Written by veteran entertainment and media lawyer, Gordon Firemark, this guide is designed to help those who write blogs, host & produce podcasts, or distribute video or other media via the Internet avoid the most common mistakes that lead to threats, recriminations and lawsuits.

Also included are several free bonus reports, sample letters and checklists!

Forewarned is forearmed. The information in The Podcast, Blog & New Media Producers’ Legal Survival Guide can save you tens- or hundreds- of thousands of dollars in legal fees, months or even years of litigation, and countless sleepless nights.

Don’t Wait! GET this e-book right now, and Learn what you need to know to stay out of legal trouble with your podcast, blog or new media content.

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Asked & Answered: Legendary characters – public domain or protected?

Q:  I am thinking about writing a series of YA novels featuring the characters and world of King Arthur and Robin Hood. Does anyone own the rights to these historical/fictional characters and settings, or are they considered in the public domain? A:  This is both a simple, and a tricky question to answer. As a… Continue Reading

Coming Soon: My Podcast Law and Theatre Law (e)Books!

I am very pleased to announce the forthcoming release of two books I’ve written. The Podcast, Blog & New Media Producer’s Legal Survival Guide The Podcast, Blog & New Media Producer’s Legal Field Guide will be released and launched at the Blogworld New Media Expo in Las Vegas on October 15th, 2010. This book, (first available… Continue Reading

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