Your Legal Road Map® to a more profitable business!

Legal Road Map® podcast is a must-listen for any online business owner. Through solo episodes and interviews with some of the biggest names in online business, Legal Road Map® is perfect for business owners who are ready to step away from relying on Google for legal advice and move toward sound legal protection and strategy to grow their business to the next level.

Hosted by Autumn Witt Boyd, an experienced lawyer who helps ambitious and creative business owners reach their big goals. Together with her team at The Law Office of Autumn Witt Boyd PLLC, Autumn guides online and e-commerce businesses as they grow. She has special expertise in copyright and trademark issues, and her firm offers full-service legal support to creative businesses.

As host of the Legal Road Map® podcast, she teaches business owners how to protect their rights and stay out of legal hot water.

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What contracts do you need for your creative business, and what should they say? Contracts are THE most important legal protection for your business. Learn about contracts with your clients or customers, vendors, partners or founders, joint venturers, investors, independent contractors and employees, event attendees.

Do you need to worry about legal protections for your business? In a word, YES! Find out why you can’t ignore the law, how taking care of legal issues early can save and even make you money, and how legal protections can let you be more creative.

Don’t know where to start getting your creative business legally legit? Hosted by lawyer Autumn Witt Boyd, the Legal Road Map® podcast gives creative entrepreneurs the answers to your copyright, trademark, and business legal questions. Learn how to protect your rights and stay out of legal hot water, so you can confidently build your dream business. Whether you’re just starting out and haven’t...
How does the US federal trademark registration process work? I walked through all the steps in this video!
Copyrights- protecting your images, whether designers or photographers should transfer copyright ownership in your contracts, and kill fees / ownership issues when a client cancels a contract. 
Learn about the three main types of Intellectual Property (IP) for your creative business - copyrights, trademarks, and patents - plus a bonus, trade secrets. 
What CONTRACTS do you need for your creative or online business, and what should go in them? 
How to choose a great business or product name that will add value to your brand (hint: more fanciful, less descriptive) AND how to search before you decide on a name to be sure it doesn't infringe on anyone else's rights.
I give you some food for thought in today's LIVE - touching on liability protection, tax benefits, business insurance, and when to check in with a local attorney or CPA. 
Learn how to use other people's stuff legally on your website, social media, or blog.
Is it expensive to file a US federal (nationwide) trademark application? I answer this question and talk about when it makes sense to register your trademark with the US Patent & Trademark Office.
Are you dealing with COPYCATS in your creative business? I outline five steps for how to deal with people stealing your copyrighted or trademarked content.