Think of the Internet as a moshpit, a collection of priceless intellectual property. Now think of your creative business, a supremely valuable but less chaotic hub of ideas, designs, text, methods, agreements, secrets and more. This course starts with the basics of copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents and contracts. It will then examine what aspects of a business can and cannot be protected, how to police these assets, how to use other people’s intellectual property and how to decipher your next move when that dreaded lawyer letter arrives.
Here's a fun five minute video of Sarah using candy to illustrate the differences between copyrights, trademarks, and patent.
Attorney for Etsy
Born an artist, Sarah Feingold decided that the best way to protect creative folk like herself was to go to law school. She currently serves as counsel at Etsy and specializes in intellectual property, business and ecommerce law. When she’s not practicing law, she's speaking or writing about... view full bio