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Intellectual Property Lawyer Warns, “You May Not Own the Rights to Work Created by an Independent Contractor”

As a small business owner, you may have utilized the services of an independent contractor to handle creative tasks such as writing, graphic design, and website design. Since you paid for the final product, you may have also assumed that you own the work they produced and […]

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The Infringement I Caught On Camera in Mexico

I’m back from a trip to Mexico, and I snapped this shot to share with you.  This shoe brand logo looks strikingly similar to Nike’s, doesn’t it? Every time I travel to another country, I’m shocked by the infringements and counterfeits I see of US brands.  So […]

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The Entrepreneur’s Litmus Test for Intellectual Property | Brooklyn and Charleston Trademark Attorney

Entrepreneurs have a keen understanding that time and money are important assets for their company. However, a lot of entrepreneurs don’t include their intellectual property in that list. In fact, many small business owners don’t even consider whether or not they have intellectual property. This leaves a […]

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The Trump Brand: The President Knows Something About Building Walls Around His Intellectual Property

Love him or hate him, President Donald Trump is a gifted master of protecting his TRUMP brand.  Whether it’s regarding the branding of his real estate holdings, ancillary business ventures (TRUMP steaks, anyone?), or even campaign slogans, President Trump knows the value of protecting his Intellectual Property […]

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StartUp Grind Intellectual Property Workshop Key Takeways

In a previous post I mentioned that I was conducting a workshop for Startup Grind. Due to Hurricane Matthew and the resulting evacuation the event was postponed.  Last week (December 8) the Intellectual Property Workshop for the Startup Grind community finally took place.  Here are some key […]

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Amazon Seller’s Legal Issues

As many of us know based on direct experience, Amazon has made the buying and selling of nearly any item far easier than it has ever been. You may be, as many of my clients are, one of those individuals or businesses who has taken advantage of […]

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5 Major Intellectual Property Mistakes Businesses Make

In working with small businesses we consistently see mistakes that the owners of these businesses could easily avoid if only they were made aware.  Here are 5 Intellectual Property mistakes to know and avoid: 1. Picking the Wrong Brand Name. When you start your business and choose […]

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Certification Marks: Hidden Value and Revenue in Your Business

Coaching and consulting businesses have been on the increase in recent years.  I have noticed the most successful to be those that have incorporated a “certified” consulting and/or coaching program.  For any consulting or coaching business this seems to be a great business model for adding a […]

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Hit Song “YMCA” Returns to Original Writer

Sometimes a little-known law can make all the difference in a legal outcome. Such is the case for Victor Willis. You may know him as the lead singer of the 1970s disco group, the Village People. Recently, Mr. Willis was able to regain the rights to the […]

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Work For Hire and Giving Away the Farm

If you provide creative solutions to your clients, make sure you carefully read the fine print and understand the full details of your legal agreement. It’s especially important for creative professionals to understand whether or not their deliverables are falling into the category of “Work For Hire.” […]

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