Small Business Woes: Copyright Infringement and Trademark Infringement

Nina L. Kaufman, Esq.

Nina L. Kaufman, Esq.

An award-winning small business attorney in New York City, Nina is a sought-after professional speaker and Entrepreneur Magazine online contributor. She is the go-to counsel for knowledge economy and creative companies, delivering legal services and educational resources that save them time, money, and aggravation.

Posted on November 2, 2017 in IP & Social Media, Video/Audio

There are few things more frustrating than putting your hard-earned intellectual capital into your small business, only to find you’ve been a victim of copyright infringement or trademark infringement.

For businesses with lots of online content, copyright infringement can pose vexing questions:

I covered this briefly (among other issues) when I appeared on MSNBC’s Your Business:

And then, there’s the perennial question: If I just put the little “TM” next to my trademark, is that enough to stop trademark infringement? (The fact that there are legions of trademark attorneys and trademark infringement lawsuits filed every year should tell you “no”).

Theft or misuse of your intellectual property through copyright infringement or trademark infringement can bedevil the creative small business. Make sure you speak to qualified counsel to make sure you’re protected!

 

 

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