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CDAS is at the forefront of the burgeoning podcast industry. Our expertise and network of relationships in the podcasting world, our industry-experienced attorneys, and our firm’s closely related practices in television, advertising, technology and copyright distinguishes CDAS and enables us to negotiate innovative deals that set new standards and establish market rates for the industry.

The firm represents leading podcasters, content networks, production companies, celebrity talent, audio dramatists, distribution platforms, advertising networks, podcast festivals, and advertisers. We are committed to helping our clients protect, grow and monetize podcast intellectual property across all platforms.

We counsel clients on subjects ranging from creating new podcasts and networks to understanding analytics and intellectual property rights, often creating first-in-kind deals. We also draft underlying rights and talent agreements and provide production legal services for original scripted content. CDAS frequently advises both rightsholders and rights acquirers with respect to derivative and remake rights in podcasts, and has been involved in some of the biggest industry transactions to date relating to the acquisition of podcasts for film and television remakes.

In addition, CDAS regularly represents clients regarding endorsements, social media, music clearance and composer agreements, guild agreements, right of privacy issues, fair use and other clearance analyses, guest releases, crowdfunding, responding to DMCA requests, analytics reporting, online promotions, technology platform master services agreements, hosting and cloud computing agreements, terms of use, privacy policies, COPPA compliance, data protection, and all other aspects of running digital media and entertainment businesses profitably.