What’s the Difference? Copyright vs Registered Copyright vs Trademark

What’s the Difference?  Copyright vs Registered Copyright vs Trademark

As a content producer, it is important to know how to best protect your brand and your content. That’s why it is so important to know the difference between copyright, registered copyright, and trademarks.

 

 

Before You Hire...Read This

Before You Hire...Read This

If you are about to pay for services and this amazing new hire does not send over a contract for you to sign - RED FLAG ALERT.  It’s not to say they aren’t amazing and great at what they do, but it means they haven’t taken the time to legally protect their business and therefore, are leaving you without protection either.

 

Wear Your Own Underwear

Wear Your Own Underwear

 

I’m sure we’ve all done it.  You get to that weekend away and realize you forgot all of your underwear/panties/insert-garment-of-choice.  Oops. Shops are closed until tomorrow and you guys are heading out for a night on the town.  So you borrow a pair from a friend.  She’s about your size and they will work.  You put them on and get through the night, but the whole time, YOU KNOW deep down that they aren’t yours.  You borrowed them and will give them back (at which case she may or may not let you just keep them…)

Think of your legal documents in the SAME way.  

How to Protect Your Audio Class

How to Protect Your Audio Class

If you are making an audio class for purchase on your website, it’s important that you take legal measures to ensure its protection.

Do You Own That Image?

Do You Own That Image?

If you hire a designer or photographer to help you rebrand, do you own the work they do for you?  Well, that depends on if you have the right contract in place that says so - this is called a Work For Hire or Independent Contractor Agreement.