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The Problem with Legal Zoom

I’ve had many many clients come to me to fix their trademark application after trying to do it through Legal Zoom. I really don’t recommend trying to obtain a Federal Trademark Registration through Legal Zoom for a variety of reasons but… Read More
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Two things you need before starting a label

A lot of my clients are entrepreneurs and look to start their own labels to help some of the great talent in Austin get their careers to the next level. Here are two things that I recommend every label do before starting. First, you need to get contr… Read More
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Film Finance

Austin has a reputation as a great place for aspiring motion picture producers. One of the questions I have encountered in my entertainment law practice concerns how to get the financing necessary for getting the production off the ground. Many simpl… Read More
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The importance of band agreements

One of the unfortunate things I’ve noticed during my representation of bands is how few of them have a band agreement. This even includes many bands that have taken the time to organize as an LLC. I cannot overemphasize how important having a b… Read More
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Austin Entertainment Law Blog Announcement

Due to popular demand, the focus of this blog will be changing from national intellectual property issues to entertainment law issues relevant to Austin, Texas. In my entertainment law practice I run into many issues on a recurring basis and thought… Read More
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Welcome/Inaugural Post

Hello. This is the first in what I hope will be many postings on this blog. This will be a blog devoted to intellectual property defense. It will focus primarily on trademark, copyright, and entertainment law issues. I am often amazed at how often th… Read More
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