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Real Estate Investor Content Marketing - Attract. Nurture. Sell.

May 31, 2023

When Nick Guinn encountered a client in distress due to unknowingly using copyrighted images without permission, he never anticipated his experience would lead him down a path of fighting for proper clearance searches and educating others about the intricacies of intellectual property law. 

But, Nick's dedication to this cause has made a lasting impact on the lives and businesses of those he works with - what other unexpected twists will this journey bring?

In this episode, you will be able to:
  • Safeguard your creative work through a solid understanding of intellectual property rights.
  • Circumvent possible litigation by conducting a thorough trademark clearance search.
  • Stand out in the market by adopting distinctive, whimsical, or arbitrary trademarks for your business.
  • Discover the advantages of trademark acquisition for those in the world of real estate investment and entrepreneurship.
  • Sidestep typical pitfalls during the trademark registration journey for emerging businesses.
My special guest is Nick Guinn, a knowledgeable and experienced intellectual property attorney with a knack for simplifying complex legal concepts. With a strong focus on trademark and patent law, Nick has become a trusted resource for entrepreneurs and real estate investors seeking to protect their valuable intellectual property. 

His ability to provide practical advice on copyrights, trademarks, and other related areas has helped many clients avoid costly infringement issues. As an engaging speaker and avid educator, Nick's insights on the importance of clearance searches for trademark infringement prevention are not to be missed.

The resources mentioned in this episode are:
  • Review terms and conditions when downloading or using images, music, or any other copyrighted material to ensure compliance with the owner's requirements.
  • Obtain written permission when using copyrighted material for commercial purposes, such as podcasts or stage presentations.
  • Register your copyright and trademark for your unique business processes, products, or services to protect your intellectual property.
  • Use the appropriate copyright or trademark symbols (e.g., Circle C or TM) on your works to notify the public of your asserted rights.
  • Consult an intellectual property attorney or legal professional in your jurisdiction for specific advice and guidance on copyrights and trademarks.
  • Ensure that your team members understand the importance of intellectual property rights and the potential consequences of copyright infringement.
  • Consider registering your trademark with a governmental agency, such as the US Patent and Trademark Office, to strengthen your legal position and enforceability.
  • Be cautious when using images, music, or other copyrighted materials found online, as unauthorized use may lead to legal disputes and financial penalties.
  • Educate yourself on the specific rules and regulations governing intellectual property rights in your country or region.
  • Keep a record of your creative works and intellectual property assets, including registration details and permissions granted, to help protect and enforce your rights.
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