So let's chat about trademarks versus LLCs. Now, what I'm going to do in this episode is I'm going to talk about the difference between these two different legal thingies, trademarks, and LLCs, in a couple of different ways.
Today, I'm going to be giving it the quickest, shortest version of an answer that I get to a pretty loaded question, which is - Joey, how long does it take to get trademarked?
I know the legal side of stuff is scary and overwhelming enough. And then on top of it, we've got this layer of serious scam that you have to pay attention to. Now you might be wondering, Joey, what the heck are you talking about? Well, let me set the scene here really quickly.
Today you're going to discover the secrets to naming your next course, podcast, or even your next business name to avoid trademark traps.
Whenever it comes to naming anything in your business, we have to talk about trademarks.
Now this secret to naming and to trademarks has three parts to it. So I'm going to be going through each one of these parts at a time. It's called my signature RAD method (R-A-D).
I'd love to let you in on one of my little secrets and this secret has to do with contracts. Now, if you're like most business owners that I meet, contracts are one of the first things that you think about when it comes to the law. And I get it. When I went to law school, one of my first classes, my first semester was contracts 101. So I understand that when we think about the law as business owners, we tend to think of contracts.
So I'm going to be walking you through, what is...
In this episode of Owning It, we're going to be diving into the difference between copyrights and trademarks, these two different areas of intellectual property. And if those two terms have ever confused you, you are far from alone, my friend. And so by the end of this episode, you're going to learn not only the difference between these two, but also which one of these too you should be focusing on protecting first and why that is.
01:35 - Protecting your...
If you are ready to hear me geek out over my jam, get ready! In this episode, I am talking about naming because you really can't talk about trademarks without talking about naming.
So, I'm going to be dropping the biggest naming knowledge bombs that I can in this episode to help you guys go through this naming process in your business with confidence and making sure that you're picking a strong name that isn't accidentally falling into one of these pitfalls that I'm going to be...
Today, I want to talk about the biggest mistake that you are making in your business... and I know that it's the biggest mistake that you're making because I see it all of the time.
All the time in business owners. I see it whenever a client signs up for my law firm services, we see what their concerns are, what they're worried about on the legal side, and this mistake or rises to the surface. I see it in the business colleagues that I have when we have heart-to-hearts. I...
Let's talk about one of the first legal decisions that a business owner has to make, which is what type of business you should have as an entrepreneur.
Now, this is one of the most common questions that I get asked about. I'm excited to dive into this with all of you guys. I know that when it comes to choosing the legal entity for your business, you've got some different choices. And so in this episode, we're going to be exploring what those choices are, but more importantly, I'm...
I want to think about all of the different pieces to this business puzzle that you're trying to work on, I know, it can be a lot.
I found that everything that you're doing to build and grow your business fits into these four different boxes: brand, separation, relationships, and content.
I'm telling you this because it's helped so many of my clients and my students. Instead of thinking about the legal side as this "other part" of your business that you have to work on, think about it...