There have been a lot of questions and confusion lately about copyrights vs. trademarks.  Domain names, business names and more.  I found this video from the US Trademark & Patent Office that provides a quick and easy breakdown of the three main types of intellectual property: trademarks, patents, and copyrights. You’ll learn how trademarks differ from domain names and business names. By the end of the video, you’ll understand how to use each type of intellectual property to protect a different aspect of your business.

Hopefully listening to this 8 1/2 minute video will clear up some of the confusion for you!

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Don’t forget to join me on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 for an hour long Ask Call with an attorney from the Copyright Office.  They will be talking about registration procedures, infringement protection and more.  If you aren’t on the Ask Call list, be sure to register at

Here’s to your creative success!

– Tara Reed