Podcasting 101: Advising Clients in Preproduction, Production, and Distribution

Whether your clients are creating true crime, comedy, or talk show podcasts, a number of agreements are required to turn an idea into a production, including deals with host and guests, underlying rights agreements if the podcast is based on pre-existing IP, and production, licensing, and distribution agreements.

Join Alexia Bedat, Partner at Klaris Law PLLC, for an overview of the role of an attorney in the podcast space and what goes into the podcast deal-making and production process including:
  • The IP value of podcasts: rights in and to the podcast
  • Different types of clients: representing talent v. a production company
  • Hosts, guest, independent contractors (work-for-hire) agreements
  • Clearance issues:
    • Licensing materials vs fair use:
      • Music
      • Archival materials
      • Cover art
    • ADA compliance
    • First Amendment considerations
  • How to advise on the distribution of podcasts and derivative works:
    • Marketing and promotion
    • Advertising and sponsorship
    • Licensing

Agenda:

  • Introduction, Learning Objectives, Agenda
  • The Life of a Podcast: The IP Value of Podcasts and Rights in and to the Podcast
  • The Different Types of Clients and Agreements
  • Language Specifics
  • Clearance Issues
  • Wrap-up, Q&A, Key Takeaways
Topics covered include: Practice Skills
Duration of this webinar: 60 minutes
Originally broadcast: December 15, 2023 12:00 PM PT
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Speaker
Alexia Bedat
Alexia Bedat Partner
Klaris Law PLLC
Alexia‚Äôs clients range from podcast and audiobook production companies to documentary filmmakers, TV producers, and studios. She supports content creators from early deal-making stages through to development and distribution and as clearance counsel. Read More ›
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