Audio and video podcasting has exploded over the past few years, and with them, issues such as copyrights, attribution, fair use, inducement, defamation, and privacy. As a result, podcasters may unexpectedly find themselves on the wrong side of the law. In this audio interview with Denise Howell, Colette Vogele talk about the Podcasting Legal Guide, a free publicaiton for podcasters on their legal rights and responsibilities that she and her colleagues have developed. She talks about the genesis and future of the guide, as well as specific content tht helps demystify legal issues associated with online media.
Colette Vogele heads the firm Vogele & Associates advising individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations on a range of intellectual property questions as they relate to technology, new media and the arts. As a fellow, she has recently completed co-authoring the Podcasting Legal Guide: Rules for the Revolution. Vogele has litigated copyright, trademark, anti-counterfeiting, and trade secret misappropriation cases at Preston Gates & Ellis LLP. She also worked with Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP in Silicon Valley litigating patent and trade secret disputes in technical fields including medical devices, semiconductors packaging, circuit simulation software, and DVD technology. She is a graduate in political science from the University of Washington. She earned her law degree with honors at George Washington University Law School where she was the Executive Articles Editor for the American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal.
This free podcast is from our Sound Policy with Denise Howell series.