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S2:EP 23 The Takeaway From The TFUE v FaZe Clan Contract Dispute

9/16/2019
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A friend sent me this story months ago and I'm so glad she did. So many people believe that contracts are reserved for big businesses but that isn't the case. People enter into contracts every day without any consideration for how it will affect them in the long run. http://laconyamurray.com/how-not-to-tfue-your-next-contract/ --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:16:53

Is Faceapp out to get all of your private information?

8/6/2019
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Here’s something else for you to sip on. If the terms and conditions of the FaceApp bother you, you should definitely review the terms and conditions of your favorite social media platforms and other apps. I’m just saying. Today’s top takeaways are: 1. Terms and conditions are legally contracts not just some inconvenient hurdle between you and that app you want to download 2. The time to ask questions about what you’re giving in exchange for using that app, website, software, etc... is...

Duration:00:14:40

S2 EP 21: It's Update Time! Kim Kardashain, The Marathon Continues, and Cardi B

7/14/2019
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Update episode!!! Cardi B faces challenges with her Okurr trademark application while Kim Kardashian and crips LLC both have a change of heart about their applications. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:21:12

S2:EP20 #KimOhNo Kim Kardashian files for Kimono trademark, let's check it out

7/3/2019
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Kim Kardashian’s filed a trademark for Kimono. While the Internet yells cultural appropriation, it’s uncertain whether her applications will be approved in the first place. #KimOhNo --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:26:10

S2:EP 19 Why Blacc Sam's "The Marathon Continues" trademark application is better than crips LLC

6/27/2019
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What's going on with Blacc Sam's "The Marathon Continues" trademark application and why he'll probably come out with the registration. Top 3 Takeaways Take the #ownyourgeniuschallenge --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:23:32

S2:Ep18 Kawhi Leonard Files Lawsuit Against Nike for Copyright Infringement But Does He Have A Case?

6/13/2019
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Kawhi Leonard files lawsuit against Nike for copyright infringement. The lawsuit was filed after receiving a cease and desist letter from the company relating to a logo he alleges he temporarily let Nike use. Top Three Takeaways 1. Register your work immediately 2. Have an attorney review your contract for terms you may have missed or don't understand 3. Have a basic understanding of intellectual property even if you work with an attorney. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The...

Duration:00:16:11

S2: EP17 LA Crips May Have Some Trouble With Their " The Marathon Continues" Trademark Application

6/1/2019
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Two weeks ago, the LA. Crips filed a trademark application for The Marathon Continues. Yes, La Crips as in one of the most prominent gang organizations of the 80s and 90s are out here owning their genius! Three top takeaways Visit laconyamurray.com to schedule a consultation. Own your genius challenge --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:20:08

S2: EP 16 What John Singelton's Passing Teaches Entrepreneurs About Preparing For Death

5/15/2019
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Before John Singleton's death on April 28, 2019, his family had already begun fighting over control of $35 million dollar estate. I invited Attorney Rodney Davis to discuss what entrepreneurs can learn about business succession from his passing. Top 3 Takeaways Attorney Rodney Davis Law Office of Rodney Davis https://rdavislawoffice.com/ https://www.facebook.com/rodneydavislaw/ --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:32:08

S2:E15 LL Cool J Wins Trademark Lawsuit But Not For The Reason You Think

5/4/2019
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In late April of this year, LL received a default judgment against Guerrilla Division after they failed to respond to the lawsuit. I’m excited for the win but I don’t want you to leave here thinking that LL had some sort of priority because of his 1985 hit, Rock the Bells. 3 top takeaways 1. Respond to mail you receive from the court. It could cost you a lot more than access to email accounts. 2. LL Cool J’s trademark rights were established through use of the mark in association of goods...

Duration:00:11:58

S2:EP14 Beyoncé and The Crayon Case, A Lesson In How To Make Your Intellectual Property Work For You

4/26/2019
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Last week I was tagged on a Facebook post where a Crayon Case fan posted pictures of school supply themed make up that was for sale in Sephora. That’s right big brands Moschino and Sephora teamed up to rip off the black owned cosmetic brand. I was heartbroken when I saw the pictures. Now what I do know is that Supa’s customers are super loyal to her, so they won’t be jumping ship to purchase these knock off product but it’s bigger than that. Here are the three points I want you to take...

Duration:00:16:49

S2:EP13 50 Cent's Trademarking of Teairra Mari's "I Ain't Got It" Makes Him the King of Petty

4/18/2019
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Sooo 50 Cent out here taking petty to whole other levels. Teairra Mari release a diss track, “I ain’t got it” referring to the 30k she owes him. Fifty swooped in and bought the domain name and filed for the trademark before she had a chance to make any money from it. #gottabequickerthanthat Before you strive for this level of pettiness make sure to listen to today’s podcast. Top three takeaways 1. Purchasing a domain name does not constitute trademark use 2. Before your trademark...

Duration:00:13:54

S2. EP12: Stop Bullying Entrepreneurs

4/8/2019
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Entrepreneur Magazine is sending cease and desist letters to businesses using the word entrepreneur. That's not how this works. It's not how any of this works. Top 3 Takeaways Don't forget to rate and subscribe to the Legal Tea. Visit laconyamurray.com --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:12:16

Cardi B teaches us a thing or two about trademarking cute words and phrases, okurr

3/29/2019
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Cardi B said that while she is here she’s gonna secure ALL the bags! She went on Instagram last week for the folks who were mad that she filed to trademark Okurr, her signature catchphrase. Some people are like how? Some people are like but the Kardashians did it first. So gather around as I spill the tea. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:23:00

S2:Ep10 I Don't Own The Rights To This Music

3/23/2019
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According to the Verge.com, Peloton is being sued for copyright infringement by several members of the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) for using music that they do not have the rights to. Peloton is not the only one guilty of this. Everyday 100s of 1000s of people commit copyright infringement on social media and in their business and try to absolve themselves by using the disclaimer " I don't own the rights to this music" Top 3 Takeaways Remember, if you found this...

Duration:00:11:14

S2:Ep9 Beyoncé and Jay-Z Teach Us About Bonafide Intent

3/20/2019
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It’s March 18, 2019, Beyonce and Jay-Z’s first born, Blue Ivy Carter is 7years old and her parents are still battling to secure her trademark. The couple first filed for trademark protection in an intent to use application in January of 2012. An office action was issued for likelihood of confusion with another company however the problem was rectified when the Carters amended their application. This application was approved for use, which gave the Carters’ six months to began using the...

Duration:00:22:25

S2:Ep8 AT&T hit with false advertising lawsuit by Sprint for 5G claims

3/9/2019
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False Advertisement is a thing and its not just reserved for brand ambassadors. Under the Lanham Act, the same act that governs trademarks and services marks, businesses are prohibited from creating an unfair competitive advantage through misleading advertising or label. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:15:32

S2:EP7 Huge Ass Beer Has A Giant Trademark Problem

3/2/2019
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Nicholas Karno, Inc. filed for trademark protection of the Huge Ass Beer mark in 2013 after using the mark in commerce since 1996. His beer became well known because of the gigantic 32 oz container the beer is sold in. According to Karno, the infringement began after a business relationship went south. At which time the Olano family began selling Gaint Ass Beer in several of their business establishments. Talk about petty. Today’s top 3 takeaways 1. Trademarks protect not just same but...

Duration:00:12:28

S2:Ep6 Duh, Of Course The Carlton Dance Isn't Protected By Copyright

2/22/2019
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Today’s episode is an update. In episode 7 of season 1 of the legal tea with discussed Fornite’s problematic behavior. Where the company was using dances made popular by black artist in their game without permission, credit or payment. We talked about copyrights as they relate to dance and the likelihood of someone succeeding on a copyright infringement lawsuit. In episode 15 of season 1 we discussed the lawsuits filed by 2 Milly and Alfonso Riberio against Fornite for copyright infringement...

Duration:00:18:07

S2: Ep 5 Figi Water Girl Sues Figi For Unauthorized Use of Her Likeness

2/15/2019
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Fiji Water hired Kelleth Cuthbert as a model to promote their product at the Golden Globes. After becoming a social media hit, Cuthbert sued Fiji Water for creating an unauthorized marketing campaign based off of the Golden Globe moment using her likeness. The company created cardboard cutouts of Cuthbert and used them in offline marketing campaigns. She believed this alleged unauthorized use of her likeness has generated millions of dollars for the company. Top 3 Takeaways 1. Destroying...

Duration:00:15:40

S.2: Ep4 Just because you pay for it doesn't make it yours

2/6/2019
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Gigi Hadid is being sued for copying a picture of herself and posting it to her Instagram account. As business owners it is very important that we understand copyright laws. Especially today when we’re able to scale our businesses through outsourcing rather than hiring employees. Our three top takeaways are 1. The person who brings the work to life is the person who owns the work unless they are an employee doing the work in the scope of their employment 2. Just because the paparazzi can...

Duration:00:13:28