April 16, 2017 Ep.211 ~ Do Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Trademark and Copyright Law? ~ David Lizerbram

On today's episode, we welcome attorney at law David Lizerbram to the show. David is the founder of David Lizerbram & Associates a firm that provides high-quality legal services to entrepreneurs. David is also the and the host of Products of the Mind Podcast, a #1 ranked podcast about the intersection of business and creativity. Today we are bringing David on the show to chat about copywriting and trademark laws and why entrepreneurs need to know at least a little bit about this subject. Later in the show we also discuss how you can protect your brand and business assets. “Intellectual property law is a set of laws that were created to allow you to own things that you create just out of your mind…..at its very base it was created to reward innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship.” David Lizerbram 01:46: David’s Intro 02:33: Copyright Law 07:57: Trademark Law 10:32: Using a Trademark Internationally 14:52: When is it time to Trademark? 18:07: Social Media Law in 2017 22:12: How Far Can One Company Go in a Trademark or Copyright Lawsuit? 25:49: What Do We Do If We Have ‘Entrepreneur’ In Our Business Name? “A trademark is anything that identifies your business as the source of the goods and services that you provide.” David Lizerbram Contact Info: Website: productsofthemind.net Podcast Law Guide: podcastlawguide.com David's Podcast: http://lizerbramlaw.com/podcast/ Subscribe to our podcast on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/entrepreneur-house-live-in/id1069958541?mt=2