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Category Archives: Entertainment Law

Firemark among Best Lawyers in America 8 years running.

For the eighth year in a row, Gordon Firemark has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for his work in Entertainment Law – Theater. “I’m grateful that my colleagues have again voted for me to receive this recognition. Helping Entertainment Professionals Realize Their Dream is my mission, and I’m proud to… Continue Reading

Why you’re getting so many Privacy Policy Update emails in June 2023

Why you’re getting so many Privacy Policy Update emails in June 2023

Have you noticed an influx of privacy policy update notices lately? Here’s why it’s happening now. California Privacy Law In November 2020, California passed the The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), a significant piece of legislation that has sparked waves of these changed privacy policy notices. What’s the CPRA? The CPRA builds upon the existing… Continue Reading

Influencers: Could You Be Liable for Trademark Infringement? California Court Says “Yes”

Social media influencers have become a powerful force in the marketing world. With millions of followers, they can reach a large and targeted audience for brands of all sizes. However, this type of marketing comes with some risks, including potential liability for trademark infringement. In a recent case, a California court ruled that model and… Continue Reading

Jack Daniel’s Flushes Out Poop-Themed Dog Toy in Trademark Battle

JACK DANIEL’S PROPERTIES, INC. v. VIP PRODUCTS LLC USSC Case no. 22-148 Decided June 8, 2023 Jack Daniel’s has emerged victorious in its legal battle over a dog toy that parodied its iconic liquor bottle. Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the liquor maker, allowing it to revive its trademark lawsuit against… Continue Reading

Free Workshop June 5th  – Business & Legal Fundamentals for Podcast Growth & Profit

Free Workshop June 5th – Business & Legal Fundamentals for Podcast Growth & Profit

Are you looking to take your podcast to the next level? Do you want to learn more about the business and legal fundamentals necessary for podcast growth and profit? Look no further! I am excited to announce my free online workshop on Monday, June 5th, at 4pm Pacific, titled “Business & Legal Fundamentals for Podcast… Continue Reading

Supreme Court refuses to consider filmmaker’s appeal leaves content creators at risk

CLIENT ALERT: Price v. Garland. 45 F.4th 1059 (1st Cir. 2022) (cert Denied USSC No. 22-665. (2023)) In Price v. Garland, a documentary filmmaker named Gordon Price was charged with a misdemeanor for filming parts of a feature film on land administered by the National Park Service (NPS) without obtaining a permit and paying the… Continue Reading

Libel, Slander and Privacy concerns for content creators

In this episode of Legit Podcast Pro, The Podcast Lawyer™ discusses the legal issues surrounding talking about real people on a podcast. In the United States, the first amendment protects freedom of speech, but defamation is illegal. Defamation can be either slander (oral) or libel (published), and is defined as false statements that harm a… Continue Reading

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