In this episode, we dive deep into the world of intellectual property (IP) and how it impacts online businesses, entrepreneurs, coaches, and creatives. As an IP and business attorney, I share valuable insights and tips on protecting your brand, assets, and ideas. Plus, I reveal a free resource that can help you learn how to conduct trademark searches like a pro. Don’t miss out on this essential information to keep your online business secure and thriving!
00:00 – Introduction
- Welcome to the podcast
- Who this episode is for: online businesses, entrepreneurs, coaches, and creatives
00:24 – Intellectual Property (IP) Importance
- Importance of Intellectual Property
- Different types of IP: trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets
- Importance of IP protection for online businesses
01:50 – Copyrights
- What is a copyright
- What can be protected under copyright law
03:37-How Copyright attaches
04:23-Copyright enforcement options
11:29-Prioritizing the works to register a copyright for
- What are trademarks?
- Importance of trademark protection for branding and business growth
- How to select a strong and protectable trademark
16:37-Trademark searches and importance
20:27-Trademark protection duration
21:03-How to actively use and protect a registered trademark
23:14-Trademark monitoring services
25:21 – Patents
- What are patents
- What do patents protect
26:09-Patent duration and geographic limitation
- What are trade secrets?
- Examples of trade secrets in the online business world
- How to protect your trade secrets
28:51-Recap and Conclusion
Links and Resources:
Free Trademark Search Guide: https://mariamatlaw.com/naming-guide
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO): uspto.gov
United States Copyright Office: copyright.gov
Connect with me:
Website for 1-on-1 legal services: https://mariamatlaw.com/
Email: [email protected]
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