Watch Now: I joined a VidCon copyright panel!

At the end of June, I had the pleasure of joining a legal panel at the 8th Annual VidCon in Anaheim, CA. Never heard of VidCon? You’re missing out! Explaining VidCon is simple: it’s an annual convention for online video. However, truly understanding VidCon requires an immersion in all things online video and the online influencers culture. Can…

025: Privacy Law with Zack Heck + Is CIPP/US Certification Worth It?

On this week’s episode, I talk with Faruki attorney Zack Heck about privacy law, CIPP/US certification, and have Zach answer the question everyone wants to know: “How I Graduated From Law School With A Job!” Find out more about CIPP/US Certification: https://iapp.org/certify/cippus/ Find out more about Faruki: http://www.ficlaw.com/ Read Zach’s ABA article ““Catfish” Added to…

023: Bar Exam Advice & Insights + BARBRI Visits

On this week’s episode, we change gears and discuss the dreaded bar exam. I’m joined by BARBRI for a Q&A, plus revisit past interviews with Reg Levy (@RegLevy) & Francine Ward (@FrancineWard)! Find out more about BARBRI: http://barbri.com Follow Sam on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SamArlen Connect with Sam Farkas on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam-farkas-04947254/ Follow Franklin Graves on Twitter: @FranklinGraves…

The Law of YouTubers: The Next Generation of Creators and the Legal Issues They Face

This article was first published in the ABA’s Landslide® Magazine May/June 2017 issue (Volume 9, Number 5). Co-written by Franklin Graves & Michael Lee (@GeekAttorney). It’s undeniable that, by generating billions of daily views and hundreds of millions of hours in watch time over the course of a single day, YouTube is the go-to destination…

What Is a Career in Entertainment Law?

I recently participated in a rapid-fire Q&A webinar hosted by the American Bar Association’s Legal Career Central. I joined my Nashville-based colleague and law school friend Molly Shehan to provide insights about what it’s like to be an attorney practicing “entertainment law.” I approached the session from the in-house lawyer perspective while Molly provided a…