Protect Your IP by Avoiding These Mistakes

Protect Your IP by Avoiding These Mistakes by Aaron Pierce

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Failing to assert intellectual property ownership can prove a costly mistake for an entrepreneur.

There is a tendency on the part of entrepreneurs to assume that they can continue to develop their product without a patent, trademark, or copyright because they are just getting started. When one factors in the price tag of protecting intellectual property (IP) – $10,000 per patent and $2,000 per trademark – it is understandable why entrepreneurs may find themselves without adequate protection.

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Pitfalls in Publishing Agreements in 2015

Pitfalls in Publishing Agreements in 2015

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For every professional artist, the end goal is to earn a living by marketing and selling their art. In the music industry, competition is intense, and physical sales have long been in a steep decline. Consequently, because the supply of available music is enormous and the barriers to industry entry are at an all-time low, musicians must utilize alternative means to generate revenue from their output. Often, rather than signing a 360 deal with a record label, a new and evermore available revenue stream is the deal cut with an independent music publishing company.

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