Protecting your intellectual work, your artistic creation, and your organization demands great effort and legal expertise. Though these sound overwhelming, the awareness of these rights and the assistance from a legal counsel will save you from the slippery slope of complex intellectual property issues.
In today’s edition of the Knucklehead Podcast, our guest, Andy Nelson will talk about intellectual property rights, how to avoid copyright and trademark infringement, and the right time to seek professional advice.
Andy Nelson is an Intellectual Property Lawyer at Fortis LLP. He loves helping veteran-owned and military spouse-owned businesses start, grow, and succeed with the critical legal counseling they need. Andy represents clients in complex business, commercial, intellectual property matters. His practice emphasizes the development of effective strategies for trademark and copyright protection, enforcement, licensing, and dispute resolution. Areas of focus also include complex contractual and commercial matters, website protection, social media, privacy regulations, trade secrets, and disputes among co-owners of businesses.
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“There are all sorts of arguments that are used to be basic. I’m not infringing your copyright, I’m not infringing your trademark because of this difference. You may be right at the end. But guess what, to get to the end, the result that you want, you just spent a whole lot of time to get there and you don’t even know if you’re going to do it right.”
In This Episode
3:08 – The reasons why some people are resistant in talking to lawyers
9:05 – The point where small business owners need to reach out and seek advice from a legal adviser
12:13 – Instances where license and copyright are applied
15:52 – The “big three” agencies of the licensing industry
18:26 – How to spot a business that’s infringing intellectual property rights
24:56 – His message to anybody who’s contracting with another party
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