Bloggers UNITE – VOTE #SXSW ‘Blogging and the Law: What Every Blogger Should Know’ Panel Proposal


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Greetings folks! Top of the day to you all! This is a special request to you all, especially fellow bloggers, to unite in voting for my panel proposal ‘Blogging and the Law: What Every Blogger Should Know!’ This panel is going to be, for lack of a better word, “bananas,” please believe the hype!

Why? The topic, on its own, necessarily stimulates GREAT discussion; and the celebrity cases from technology celebs like Google to Hollywood celebs in fashion and entertainment, is sure to keep things very down to earth, entertaining, funny and witty as you pose your numerous questions and receive answers!

Who Are The Blogger Lawyers that Will Present ‘Blogging and the Law: What Every Blogger Should Know.
Yours truly, Uduak Oduok, an avid and serial blogger (, and and licensed California Attorney, will join Staci Riordan, my fellow avid blogger (, and licensed California Attorney,  to make sure you leave SXSW Interactive absolutely informed and empowered. We will also answer as many of your questions as possible!

What is SXSW
“South by Southwest (SXSW) is a set of film, interactive and music festivals and conferences that take place every spring (usually in March) in Austin, Texas, United States. SXSW first began in 1987 and is centered on the downtown Austin Convention Center. Each of the three parts runs relatively independently, with different start and end dates. In 2011, the conference lasted for ten days, with interactive lasting for five, music for six, and film lasting the longest at nine days.”

The event attracts over 400,000 attendees each year. The “SXSW Interactive has attracted a strong following among web creators and entrepreneurs. Its focus on emerging technology has earned the festival a reputation as a breeding ground for new ideas and creative technologies. According to festival co-organizer Louis Black, SXSW Interactive “has probably been the biggest of its kind in the world” since 2007″ – Wikipedia

Do I Have to Be a Blogger to Vote?
Nope! Bloggers and non-bloggers are welcome to vote!

If I am a Blogger, What Kind of Bloggers Should Vote and Plan to Attend, When Successful?
Bloggers from all kinds of diverse backgrounds, emerging and established, are all welcome to vote; and of course attend, when successful.

Could You Be More Specific on the Topic Areas?

Bloggers who blog about fashion, film, music, art, technology, science, politics, babies, beauty, health, fitness and what have you, are all welcome to VOTE and attend the event!

Staci and I have the most important tools, The Law and our hands on industry experience in blogging, so you are in good hands!

DISCLAIMER: Okay, we might actually show up looking very chic i.e. fashionable since we also “represent for the fashion lawyers and sisters-in-fashion law.” 🙂

What Will You “Blogger-Lawyers” Be Covering Anyway?

Head on to “Blogging and the Law: What Every Blogger Should Know to see the description. You are gonna love it! It doesn’t get any better than two lawyers who are passionate about the law and who love to blog.

Where Do I Vote? I am So Down, Already!

VOTE at “Blogging and the Law: What Every Blogger Should Know.” You will need to create an account or sign in to vote. Takes seconds. VOTING STARTS TODAY AUGUST 15TH, 2011 AND CLOSES FRIDAY, September 2 (11:59 PM CST). VOTE NOW. DON’T WAIT!

Hey, How Can I Help Spread the Word?

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Uduak Oduok (Ms. Uduak) is a Partner and Co-Founder of Ebitu Law Group, P.C. where she handles her firm’s fashion and entertainment law practice areas. Ms. Uduak has litigated a wide variety of cases in California courts. She has also handled a variety of entertainment deals for clients including network television and licensing deals. Her work and contributions to the creative industry has been recognized by numerous organizations including the National Bar Association, and featured in prestigious legal publications in the USA: ABA Journal and The California Lawyer Magazine. She is also the author of Fashionentlaw™ and also has over two decades combined hands on industry experience in the creative industry which includes modeling, retail, fashion production, public relations, digital media, journalism and publishing. For further inquiries or if you are seeking legal representation, please email ( You may also follow her on twitter at @uduaklaw


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