Gordon Firemark presenting podcast law workshop

Gordon P. Firemark

So, in my session, I’ll share the fundamental legal principles that apply to content owners, creators and consumers, so you can learn how to stay out of trouble, keep your show legal, and pave the way toward profitable monetization strategies. I’m speaking at Podcast Movement 2015!

Are you going to be at BlogWorld? I am!

Gordon P. Firemark

On Saturday afternoon, I’ll be giving my presentation: “Don’t let your content land you in legal hot water” I’ll be covering the various legal issues most commonly faced by creators of content on the web, along with some strategies to stay out of trouble, as well as what to do if you find yourself in a legal mess. Join me at the BlogWorld & New Media Expo in Los Angeles, Nov 3-5, 2011!

Blogger, Mediator Victoria Pynchon to Speak in Boston Jan. 18

Media Law

Victoria Pynchon , the Los Angeles mediator, author and blogger, will be in Boston on Tuesday, Jan. As if all that were not enough to keep her busy, Victoria recently published the book, A is for Asshole: The Grownups’ ABCs of Conflict Resolution.

ABC 12

SAG Stalemate Update

Digital Media Law

MF, which bitterly opposes merger between SAG and AFTRA and burns with hatred for AFTRA, has adopted a strategy of attempting to attack merger from within AFTRA itself—not that AFTRA is likely to be keen to merge with SAG at this point anyway, given the turmoil the Guild has endured at the hands of MF for over a year. Elected Los Angeles Officers and Board members will begin their terms July 1. The Screen Actors Guild stalemate grinds on.

Nipper, the EFF and the Badges: Triangulating their master’s voice

Music Technology Policy

Unless you refer to meeting at Caribou Coffee for an off the books meeting in your off the books emails that you get caught with. Dog Looking at and Listening to a Phonograph,” painted by Francis Barraud.

Nipper, the EFF and the Badges: Triangulating their master’s voice

Music Technology Policy

Unless you refer to meeting at Caribou Coffee for an off the books meeting in your off the books emails that you get caught with on the books. Dog Looking at and Listening to a Phonograph,” painted by Francis Barraud.

Oscar Rule Change: Ten Best Lists

Thompson On Hollywood

Scorsese's NEW YORK, NEW YORK failed to get a single Oscar nod in any category (despite being shot entirely in Los Angeles -- there goes the old "company town" canard), and did little more than moderate business, so it's hard to imagine a Best Picture nomination falling its way.