Video & The Law

Legal Video Guide – Learn tips for important legal issues with online video for commercial use. Here we offer news and insights into copyright infringement, fair use, trademark, right of publicity, right of privacy, defamation, trade secrets, waivers and releases – and how all of this relates to web video and digital media. Here you will find trends, tips, and insights with real attorneys and legal professionals in internet and new media law, intellectual property law, entertainment law.

Online Video Marketing's Legal Issues – Interview With Jonathan Moskin

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews attorney and intellectual property expert, Johnathan Moskin, on what are the most important legal issues today with online video marketing, and what all businesses should educate themselves on before publishing and promoting their video content on the Web.

Fighting IP Extremism With Online Video – The Lawrence Lessig Interview

Fighting IP Extremism With Online Video – The Lawrence Lessig Interview

We caught up with Professor Lawrence Lessig, founder of Stanford Law school's Center for Internet and Society, and the opening Keynote Speaker the Search Engine Strategies Chicago 2008 conference for "Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy”. We asked Professor Lessing if ...

Legal Considerations for Video Marketing – Interview With IP Attorney Mark Rosenberg

Mark Rosenberg intellectual property attorney and Search Engine Strategies Chicago conference speaker, shares with us the important legal issues that both companies and Video SEO professionals need to consider, especially before they even get started with making and promoting video content online.

Video SEO and "Defensive Reputation Management"

In an extension from our original article on online reputation management with video, ReelSEO's Grant Crowell recently interviewed Jordan Glogau, speaker from the Search Marketing Expo East conference in New York earlier this month, on the panel "Search and Reputation Management." Jordan is the SEO ...

Innovative Lawyers Use Online Video To Get New Clients

Previously, we had covered some interesting research regarding the power of online video for attorneys and lawyers.  According to the research presented, consumers are more apt to choose an attorney that offers an online video on their website. Specifically, consumers typically visit an average of ...

Best Practices In Fair Use for Online Video

American University's Center for Social Media today released a white paper that details guidelines for using copyrighted material in online video. Fair use is often misunderstood as there are complex laws that govern fair use.  A set of clear guidelines was absolutely needed. The first ...