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Category Archives: Entertainment Law

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

Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update, is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app.  Show notes are located at www.entertainmentlawupdate.com/151 Continue Reading

What’s on your holiday wish list?

The holiday season is nearly upon us, and we’ll all be shopping for others very soon. But let’s not forget about ourselves!​I’m thinking about putting together a little buyer’s guide of gifts for creatives and entrepreneurs. So help me out… thinking about yourself for a moment, what do YOU really, really want for the holidays?   Comment… Continue Reading

True Crime – sharing theories – where are the boundaries?

Join me today as I examine a common situation in the true crime genre of podcasting. It’s a huge segment of podcasting, but what can you safely say, and what can’t you? How you can avoid claims of Defamation (Libel) by knowing what’s OK to share, and what’s not. #podcast #truecrime #lawyer #libel #slander #defamationtrial… Continue Reading

Legal Do’s and Don’ts for Documentary Filmmakers

What: Legal Do’s and Don’ts For Documentary FilmmakersWhen: Thursday, October 27, 2022 10:00 AM PDT Register Now: https://www.gordonfiremark.com/doculaw/ Presented by:Gordon P. Firemark, Esq.In association withDesktop Documentaries Join me to learn: Best practices to get your film not just produced, but sold, distributed, and seen; How to protect your intellectual property and respect others’; Whether a… Continue Reading

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