The sale price of your company increases or decreases with your intellectual property value. This is the price someone would pay specifically for your intellectual property.   What is Intellectual Property? Intellectual property (IP) is one realm of property. It includes copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, and sometimes goodwill. We’ve covered copyrights and trademarks in…

When it comes to logos, you can register a copyright, trademark, or both. For the purpose of this article, logos are graphical depictions symbolizing a company. What is a Copyright? A copyright is a legal device that gives the holder the right to decide how, who, and when the copyrighted content is used. There are…

What Should I Copyright? Fortunately, we have a simple analysis we like to employ to determine whether something should be registered.   What is a Copyright? A copyright is a type of intellectual property that protects from the unauthorized use of creative content. Your creative content can range from a logo to series of videos….

Copyright Infringement has become a nuisance for small business owners. It’s not because small business owners never do anything wrong. It is because a small mistake can result in massive consequences.   What is a Copyright? A copyright is a legal device that gives the holder the right to decide how, who, and when the…

A Registered Copyright is a valuable piece of intellectual property.   What is a Copyright? A copyright is a legal device that gives the holder the right to decide how, who, and when the copyrighted content is used. There are two types of copyright: common law and registered. The common law copyright is automatic. That…

Work made for hire is an important consideration in companies with employees. This is an area of law dealing with copyrights   Copyright Anytime a person creates something creative, he or she automatically gains a copyright over that content. However, there are a few exceptions to that rule. Work made for hire is one of…

                  Do you know what a trademark is? Some legal terms can be confusing, and the differences between trademarks, patents, and copyrights can be unclear. Trademarks, patents, and copyrights are all distinct concepts within intellectual property, and they all serve different purposes. Let’s talk more about trademarks….

Using social media is a norm for businesses in today’s world. Those who fully embrace social media find the necessity to embrace Google+ as well. The search engine giant holds a lot of power over us, so Google+ would appear as a necessity regardless of if we like the platform or not. When working in…

A Copyright is the right to determine how your copyrighted creative materials can be used, distributed, sold, or otherwise interacted with. A copyright is a very broad right to control your copyrighted materials. Copyright Creation A copyright is automatically and immediately formed when you create something creative. Let’s break this down: Automatically: This means that…

Social media is a prevalent part of our society. It is incorporated into both our personal and business lives, but do you know what happens with your intellectual property once you’ve posted something.  We’ve already provided a blog on the January 1, 2015 changes to the Facebook terms and conditions, so let’s explore how Twitter…

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