Episode 84

Intellectual Property and the Piracy Police with Matthew Goings

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Episode 84

Intellectual Property and the Piracy Police with Matthew Goings

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Intellectual property is intangible and includes ideas, concepts, and procedures.

Attorney Matthew Goings, discusses how we can protect ourselves and know our liabilities when managing our own and delving into another’s intellectual property.

*****Timestamped Highlights*****

(4:10): Matthew defines intellectual property.
(5:00) Intellectual property as “A creation of the mind”
(6:07) Categories of intellectual property
(8:30) It’s all about the timing: When to register your copyright
(10:20) The costs of certain copyrights
(13:08) Classes: the limits to trademark
(16:48) Gaining extended trademark protections
(20:06) When it is worth it to pursue a trademark

Look into copyrighting if you are afraid of someone exploiting your work.

(21:16) Trademarks crossing state lines
(23:13) Should your nonprofit trademark its name?
(26:16) Three recommendations for trademarks
(31:00) The danger of using images you found online
(34:06) Matthew explains Nominative Fair Use
(34:50) Understanding commercial use
(37:36) Sites that do not require commercial licensing for use
(38:48) Matthew explains the CC0 License
(41:12) Paying a creator for your logo
(44:20) The origin of Matthew’s firm’s logo
(47:20) Closing remarks on the tips for using another’s intellectual property
(48:57) Matthew’s perspective on stoicism as a way of life

Remember, you can only register your trademark
on items that you
are actively using.

Links:

Georgia Lawyers for the Arts: www.Glarts.org
Goings Legal: www.Goingslegal.com
Matthew’s Twitter:  https://twitter.com/GoingsLegal?lang=en
Matthew’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthewgoings/
Matthew’s phone number: 478-951-0266
Websites for images with CC0 Licenses:  www.pixabay.com, www.pexel.com, www.unsplash.com
Logo design websites: www.99designs.com, www.Logomyway.com

 

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