The Business of Creativity

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Joint Works (copyright)

No, we’re not talking about creativity that originates from prison. Nor are we talking about helping a bud roll one. — We’re talking about when at least two people work together on a creative project. — Unfortunately, “inadvertent” joint authorship happens all the time. Here’s the analysis: 1.  A work is “jointly authored” automatically upon […]

Brand Protection Council Membership

I want to tell you about BPCouncil ( a great new international organization I have recently joined and highly recommend that you check out.  They have already provided great value to me both directly and through referrals. BPCouncil is a dynamic international virtual community of brand protection and IP professionals. You can connect with brand […]

TM & Copyright for Creative People – Free Webinar

I’ve been asked a few times over the last few days to repost the links to the copyright and trademark webinars I did for Morgan James Publishing back in January.  These programs are tailored to the needs of authors, but the concpets and laws are the same for anyone in creative business. Here are the […]

Practical (c) Fair Use Tips

I haven’t been blogging a lot lately because I’ve been focusing my writing time on my next book, working title: The Secrets of Creative Business. Yesterday I posted a tweet that I was working on the section of the book covering copyright “Fair Use” and was asked by a Facebook friend to share some practical […]

Protecting your IP in Joel Comm’s TopOne Report

I’m happy to be a guest author in Joel Comm’s TopOne Report on the topic of Innovation this month.  Here’s a copy of my article (PDF) – it’s a very brief primer on intellectual property for your innovative ventures.  You can also click through to Joel’s site and sign up for a free month of […]

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