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Ready to get your legal ducks in a row? The Legal Road Map® blog & podcast is a must for the ambitious online business owner with a rocket strapped to their back. Stop scrolling for legal advice in Google and instead confidently scale your business to the next level with the right legal protections at the right time.

Hosted by Autumn Witt Boyd, an experienced lawyer who helps ambitious and creative business owners reach their big goals. Together with her team, Autumn guides coaches, memberships, course creators + educators, agencies + experts as they grow. She has special expertise in copyright and trademark issues, and her firm offers full-service legal support to creative businesses.

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You got a letter saying you’ve infringed intellectual property rights in someone’s copyright, trademark, or patent. Now what? Learn what a “cease and desist” letter and “DMCA takedown notice” are, and some steps you might take on your own without hiring a lawyer.
How can you use content created by other people like photos, videos, music, or text (third-party content) the right way in your business? Learn all about fair use and how to stay out of legal hot water with copyrights and trademarks.
What CONTRACTS does your creative business need in 2017 (and what should they say?!?)? This video is for you if you're:
-Offering a new service or one-on-one work
-Thinking about partnering up or collaborating 
-Hiring contractors or a VA
-Launching a new course or digital product
Want to stop copycats in their tracks? Learn how copyright law automatically protects your creative content like your blog, photos, videos, and e-courses, and the huge benefit you can get by registering your copyrights ASAP.
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Learn how to protect your content (photos, videos, blog posts, courses, etc.) with COPYRIGHTS, whether you need to register with the U.S. Copyright Office, and how the registration process works / what it costs.
How can you create the most value in your brand? Start by choosing a great company or product name, then check to make sure no one else is already using it. Plus learn why a federal trademark registration could help your business.

Copyrights, trademarks, and patents, oh my! What intellectual property does your creative business own that’s worth protecting? This primer will help you identify what’s valuable in your business and how you can protect and make money with IP registrations.

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What you need to know registering your business with your county / city / state, answering a question from a wedding and event planner.
Personal trainers / coaches / yoga teachers / coaches / businesses who hold in-person events or conferences -- today I chatted about waivers you may need to have attendees or participants sign, and disclaimers for your websites or blogs. Post any questions below!
Wonder what those “privacy policies” or “terms and conditions” that you see on websites actually are? Find out about these and other documents and terms your website must have - terms of use, disclaimers, and disclosures.

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