TubeTalk: Your YouTube How-To Guide

The Legal Issues EVERY YouTube Creator Needs To Know with Seth Polansky

March 26, 2020 Liron Segev; Seth Polansky Season 3 Episode 205
TubeTalk: Your YouTube How-To Guide
The Legal Issues EVERY YouTube Creator Needs To Know with Seth Polansky
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TubeTalk: Your YouTube How-To Guide
The Legal Issues EVERY YouTube Creator Needs To Know with Seth Polansky
Mar 26, 2020 Season 3 Episode 205
Liron Segev; Seth Polansky

As a YouTube creator, you have a huge number of things to take into consideration - your video and audio set up, keyword research, thumbnail design, content ideas, and SEO for example. But there’s another piece of the puzzle that all creators have to consider - the legal side of content creation.

On this episode of TubeTalk we’ll focus on the legal aspect to brand and sponsorship deals. We’re joined by Seth Polansky, an attorney who specializes in intellectual property law and contract law. What a perfect guest to discuss the legal issues that every YouTuber should be aware of. In this podcast you will learn:

  • How to protect yourself as a YouTuber in a brand deal
  • Why a solid contract is the basis of every successful brand deal
  • How to ensure you receive the money you were promised
  • Why US YouTubers need to set up an LLC to protect their personal liability
  • That, yes, even if you are a single creator, you need a legal entity behind you
  • What an operating agreement is and why it's so important
  • What are the rules of 'Fair Use' when using other peoples' content
  • What 'Intellectual Property' is and how it's protected

For the show notes, head over to https://vidiq.com/blog/post/legal-issues-youtube-creators-need-to-know-tubetalk-205/. Don't forget to leave a review and subscribe in your favorite podcast app!

Any questions or comments? feel free to email me Liron@vidIQ.com

Show Notes

As a YouTube creator, you have a huge number of things to take into consideration - your video and audio set up, keyword research, thumbnail design, content ideas, and SEO for example. But there’s another piece of the puzzle that all creators have to consider - the legal side of content creation.

On this episode of TubeTalk we’ll focus on the legal aspect to brand and sponsorship deals. We’re joined by Seth Polansky, an attorney who specializes in intellectual property law and contract law. What a perfect guest to discuss the legal issues that every YouTuber should be aware of. In this podcast you will learn:

  • How to protect yourself as a YouTuber in a brand deal
  • Why a solid contract is the basis of every successful brand deal
  • How to ensure you receive the money you were promised
  • Why US YouTubers need to set up an LLC to protect their personal liability
  • That, yes, even if you are a single creator, you need a legal entity behind you
  • What an operating agreement is and why it's so important
  • What are the rules of 'Fair Use' when using other peoples' content
  • What 'Intellectual Property' is and how it's protected

For the show notes, head over to https://vidiq.com/blog/post/legal-issues-youtube-creators-need-to-know-tubetalk-205/. Don't forget to leave a review and subscribe in your favorite podcast app!

Any questions or comments? feel free to email me Liron@vidIQ.com