The Business of Creativity

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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 […]

Free Copyright Webinar Tuesday, Jan. 27th 3pm Eastern

I’ll be conducting a FREE webinar on Copyright Law tomorrow at 3:00pm EASTERN.  The session will be tailored to authors, but applicable to anyone in creative fields. This is where creativity and business overlap. If you’re in a creative industry, you really need to be familiar with this stuff. Just go HERE: You should […]

reform now!

If there was ever any question that we need reform in the legal industry and within the legal education industry – this is it: A law school professor is suing saying that student notes violate his copyright. Maybe he need to talk to one of the copyright professors about the fair use statute… There’s […]

Copyright for Authors and Speakers

Most of you know that your work is covered under the US Federal Copyright laws the instant your ideas become tangible. That’s wonderful news, but it sometimes leads to a false sense of security for creative people. The problem is that if someone uses your material without permission, you might have a righteous beef legally, […]

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