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S3:EP 1 Target is Sued by Small Business Owner For Trademark Infringement

Happy New Year! Last episode we discussed small business infringing on big businesses but what happens when it is the other way around? Visit for your trademark, copyright, and contract needs! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.


S2: EP27 My Dad's Friend Went To Jail For Copyright Infringement

My dad called me last week to tell me about his friend who just got out of jail for copyright infringement. So many people think that it will never happen to them. Take the free #ownyourgeniuschallenge to learn more about trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.


S2: EP 26 Kylie Jenner's Rise and Shine Trademark Application

Welcome to another episode of the Legal Tea. Kylie Jenner filed a new trademark application for the phrase Rise and Shine after a video of her singing to her daughter went viral. This move has a lot of people asking, how can she trademark a common phrase. Our top takeaways from today's episode are: Don't forget to leave a review of the Legal Tea on your favorite podcast platform and share it with your tribe. Have questions? Schedule an assessment to learn more about my services and...


S2:EP 25 Lizzo Accused of Plagiarism But Is It Really? Truth Hurts

Over the last few weeks several people have accused Truth Hurts singer of plagiarism over the opening line of the hit song. Today we'll discuss what plagiarism is its consequences. Visit to learn more about Attorney Murray and her services. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.


S2: Ep 24 What's the Real Scoop on Megan Thee Stallion's "Hot Girl Summer" Trademark?

In today's episode we discuss Megan Thee Stallion's Hot Girl Summer trademark. Is it really approved? You'll also get the tea on Ariana Grande's 10 million dollar lawsuit against Forever 21 and LeBron James' Taco Tuesday trademark. Make sure to rate, subscribe and share. Contact my office for your trademark, copyright, and contract needs, --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.


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

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 everyday without any consideration for how it will affect them in the long run. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.


S2: Ep 22 Is Faceapp out to get all of your private information?

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......


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

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.


S2: Ep 20 #KimOhNo Kim Kardashian files for Kimono trademark

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.


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

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.


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

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:...


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

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 to schedule a consultation. Own your genius challenge --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.


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

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 --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.


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

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...


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

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...


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

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...


S2. EP12: Stop Bullying Entrepreneurs

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 --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.


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

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.


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

According to the, 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...


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

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...