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Entity Formation in Georgia

Entity Formation in Georgia

Navigating LLC vs. Corporation, Sole Proprietorship, and Partnerships When launching a business in Georgia, one of the foundational decisions an entrepreneur faces involves entity formation (or selecting the appropriate legal structure). This choice can have far-reaching implications for taxation, liability, and the ability to attract investors.  The most common business

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Generational Wealth

Generational Wealth

In her 2020 book, Untamed, author Glennon Doyle relays an anecdote about a cheetah, who is raised with a dog, trained as a dog, and in sum, is treated as a dog for spectacle. At one point, the cheetah looks to the horizon, beyond the fence that contains it, and

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Public Domain Day and Steamboat Willie

Under the copyright laws of the United States, a copyright registration is valid for the life of its author (or last dying author if a jointly held work) plus 70 years. If the term of a copyright does not depend on the lifespan of its human creator, then corporations who

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Public Domain Basics Understanding Copyright Limits and Freedoms

Public Domain Basics: Understanding Copyright Limits and Freedoms

Public Domain Basics: Understanding Copyright Limits and Freedoms The concept of the public domain is central to the sharing and utilization of creative materials. When works are not protected by intellectual property laws such as copyright, trademark, or patent laws, they fall into the public domain, which means they belong

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The 4 Types of Intellectual Property

The 4 Types of Intellectual Property

In the ever-changing landscape of business, a clear understanding of Intellectual Property (IP) is essential, particularly for those just stepping into the world of entrepreneurship in entertainment and retail. Intellectual property is not just a legal concept but a crucial asset for any business. You IP needs nurturing and protection.

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Application of the Right of Publicity to Sports Entertainment

Application of the Right of Publicity to Sports Entertainment

In the fast-paced industry of sports entertainment, there’s this one thing that often gets brushed aside — the right of publicity. But let me tell you, this right isn’t just some legal jargon; it’s your ticket to playing the game of identity and creativity in the sports industry. And you

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The Right of Publicity and The Right of Privacy

The Right of Publicity and The Right of Privacy

As a creative professional, your work is not just a product; it’s your intellectual property, your art, and your livelihood. Protecting your creative assets is essential, and this goes beyond copyrights and trademarks. The thing is, there’s one crucial area of the law that often gets overlooked but can make

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The Importance of Contracts for Your Creative Business

The Importance of Contracts for Your Creative Business

In the entertainment world, most business is conducted using contracts — from production to advertising, they all need adequate contracts to conduct their affairs. But what about in the art world? Creatives such as graphic designers, editors, writers, actors, etc., need a work order contract in order to accept jobs

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