Content Creators

Webcomics, Manhwa, and Webnovels Agreements

Artists and writers have long submitted short stories, webcomics, and fan works to online literary magazines or on fanfiction websites as a way to hone their skills and gain exposure. Creators and their works span the globe and range from literary-style web novels to Japanese manga. In recent years, however, platforms have begun offering publishing …

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Hosting a live events as a content creator: venue agreements

In part one of our series, we gave an overview of typical considerations for content creators hosting live events and in part two, we highlighted release agreements. After meeting regulations from governing bodies and safeguarding themselves against liability from participants and attendees, an event organizer must still find a place to host the event. If …

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Hosting a live event as a content creator: release agreements

In part one we discussed possible regulations of governing bodies. After an event organizer has gotten all the necessary permits and approvals, they might be ready to run the event itself. However, before doing that, they will also want to think about their relationship with participants and attendees.  If a content creator as an event …

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Hosting a live event as a content creator

Whether it’s streaming video games on Twitch, posting make-up tutorials on Instagram, or creating food vlogs on YouTube, a content creator’s community is their lifeblood. As their community grows, it is natural for a content creator to start thinking about different ways to engage with that community. This might take the form of digital engagement, …

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Social media account ownership when a content creator relationship breaks down

This week, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated portions of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York’s decision in the JLM Couture, Inc. v Hayley Paige Gutman case. Among other things, the case involved the determination of social media account ownership and the enforceability of non-compete obligations …

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Understanding license agreements for Creators

At some point in the video game space, game developers, content creators, esports players, other creatives, and virtually any other stakeholder who is in front of a camera or creating something that goes on screen, will enter into an agreement that licenses their content or their name, image, and likeness. Understanding the key terms around …

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