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12/12/17 – The one thing you need for success in 2018
8/30/17 – What are three legal protections your business needs BEFORE you can start a licensing or certification program?
8/23/17 – Are you building a profitable, and sustainable, business?
8/16/17 – What’s a trademark office action and how should you handle it if you receive one after you’ve filed a trademark registration application?
8/8/17 – How can you use someone else’s trademark in your own business?
8/1/17 – HOW TO GET PAID when you have a client who’s late on an invoice or payment plan?
7/27/17 -Do you know how to best protect your trademark rights, whether or not you apply for a trademark registration certificate? Watch class # 4 in my trademark mini-course (last one!).
7/20/17 – Class #3 in my mini-course on Trademarks – How does the US trademark registration system work? I’m pulling back the curtain in class #3 in my trademark series!
7/12/17 – Class #2 in my mini-course on Trademarks – choosing a great name that can be protected, and why a search is critical before you start the application process to register a trademark.
7/6/17 – Kicking off a four-week TRADEMARK mini-course! If you’re a growing business with a great brand that you want to protect, but not sure if a trademark registration is right for you, you need this class!
A legal audit of your website, just like I do with my own clients during a Legal Road Map® session.
What are the benefits of REGISTERING A TRADEMARK? Learn how registering your trademark can protect and help you grow your brand.
What do you need to know BEFORE partnering up or collaborating with someone on a project or business? I’ve got five tips to set your business up for success with partnerships and collaborations:
How can having a general counsel on your team help you make your big, big business dreams come true, faster and smarter? When is your business ready for a general counsel (probably earlier than you might think)?
Do you need to get your legal ducks in a row but don’t know where to start?
Wouldn’t you love a Legal Road Map® for your business?
What’s the worst that could happen? Legal worst case scenarios…
Growing your business by LICENSING your products, brand, or methods to others.
Contracts for Makers: Why contracts are the most important intellectual property protection for your creative business.
Negotiating a book deal: Points to think about plus working with an agent.
What are the potential downsides of registering a trademark with the USPTO? And why I think most businesses should do it anyway.
How can a lawyer help grow your business?
Hiring Independent Contractors and contract terms to include in your agreements
International Copyrights and Trademarks
How to deal with copycats of your product designs on Etsy or Amazon.
What contracts do you need for attendees, sponsors and speakers at your conference, workshop or live event? Learn how you can use photos of attendees, and get permission to use attendees’ own photos, for your marketing, as well as protect yourself from someone getting hurt or hurting someone else.
Do professionals (accountants / lawyers / doctors) need to form an LLC and how does malpractice and liability protection work for these professionals?
How to protect your book with copyrights and trademarks
What to do when customers bail on a payment plan for a digital product or e-course, and steps you can take to protect yourself and maybe prevent this from happening.
NEW contract templates available for your business! Sponsorships for podcasts and blogs, styled stock and photo shoots, DMCA takedown, affiliate and referrals, license, and NDA’s.
What CONTRACTS does your creative business need in 2017 (and what should they say?!?)?
Learn how to shape up your business’s legal needs before the end of the year so you can start 2017 strong!
Copyrights – protect your creative content and whether to register
How to legally (and graciously) fire a client:
State and local license requirements for your creative business:
Protect your business with waivers and disclaimers:
Business name protection, trademarks, changing business name, DBA:
Trademark registration procedures explained:
Questions answered: copyrights to images, going after unauthorized use of your content:
Copyrights, trademarks, and patents – oh my!
Contracts for creative and online businesses:
Do you need to form an LLC or corporation for your business?
How to use other people’s stuff legally:
Is it expensive to file a trademark application?
Dealing with copycats in your creative business:
Interview by Alexis Castillo, of Art Business Essentials
After sharing our interview with her community of artists, Alexis said, “The law office of Autumn Witt Boyd to our collective rescue. Today’s interview has laid to rest so many questions, including some I didn’t know that I needed to ask in the first place.”
Interview with Karen Trepte, Gaijin Works Interview Series
*The information in these videos and webinars are attorney advertising and do not establish an attorney-client relationship, which is only formed when you have signed an engagement agreement. All statements are based on Tennessee state law or United States intellectual property laws.