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Being Boss: Mindset, Habits, Tactics, and Lifestyle for Creative Entrepreneurs
#73 - Legal Advice for Creatives with Autumn Witt Boyd
May 24, 2016 Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon

We're so excited to finally have a lawyer on the show! Autumn Witt Boyd is an attorney who offers legal solutions for creative entrepreneurs—including contracts, copyrights, trademarks, and entity formation. Topics discussed in this episode: -Working with a lawyer does not have to be scary (8:09) -First legal steps creatives can take to set themselves up as a legitimate -business (9:25) -The difference between trademarking and copyrighting (11:59) -The difference between a sole proprietorship, an LLC, and an S-corp (16:00) -Having multiple businesses and using a DBA (21:10) -Website terms & conditions and privacy policy (24:57) -Copycats and when to sue people or take legal action (29:10) -Taking legal action against haters (33:58) -Filing a DMCA takedown notice (36:32) -Intellectual property vs. copyrighting (40:21) -When to hire a lawyer in your business (41:34) -Self-publishing books and protecting your work (44:13) -Contracts, Affiliate agreements, and giving others your content (46:16)

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