Rules For The Revolution: The Podcast

Answering your questions about podcasting, new media and the law.

Episode 015: Right of Publicity, Privacy (Part I)

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Host: Colette Vogele

Guest: Gregory Alan Rutchik, Esq.
Gregory Rutchik, the founder of the arts and technology law group, specializes in infringement litigation. You can find Gregory in San Francisco and Santa Monica, California, and on the internet at Gregory is perfect for today’s topic because he’s currently writing a book which will be available at the end of this summer on the topic of publicity and privacy rights.

Links for this Episode

  • Internet Law Treatise (from EFF) on Right of Publicity
  • Section 3344 and 3344.1 of California Civil Code
  • Practitioner’s Guide to Right of Publicity
  • ALI Restatement (Third) of Unfair Competition
  • Paris Hilton/moving storage case summary from the law firm Latham & Watkins
  • Discussion of Paris Hilton case on Patry Copyright Blog
  • As always, you can reference the The Podcasting Legal Guide: Rules for the Revolution for more information on legal questions related to podcasting.

    Credits: Benjamin A. Costa, Legal and Production Intern. Music for this episode is licensed from Magnatune. (Artist: Burnshee Thornside; Album: The Art Of Not Blending In; Song: Can I Be A Star.) Special thanks to Creative Commons and Alex Roberts for the logo design, and to Bill Streeter for getting this site designed and rolling for us.

    Feedback: We would very much like to hear from you and get your feedback on this new podcast series. Things you like, don’t like, or questions you have that you’d like answered in a future episode are welcome. Please send us your feedback and questions by emailing us at colette [at] rulesfortherevolution [dot] com or by calling our listener comment line at 206-350-5738.


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