HUSTLE PRO: Entertainment Attorney LaShawn Thomas Explains Copyrights, Trademarks, Patents and Social Media “Fair Use”


January 9th, 2018 by
HUSTLE PRO: Entertainment Attorney LaShawn Thomas Explains Copyrights, Trademarks, Patents and Social Media “Fair Use”

Entertainment Attorney LaShawn Thomas Explains Copyrights, Trademark, Patents and Social Media “Fair Use” On The Latest Episode Of HUSTLE PRO

HUSTLE PRO: Entertainment Attorney LaShawn Thomas Explains Copyrights, Trademarks, Patents and Social Media “Fair Use”
HUSTLE PRO: Entertainment Attorney LaShawn Thomas Explains Copyrights, Trademarks, Patents and Social Media “Fair Use”

The field of entertainment law covers a remarkably broad and varied practice area. The practice involves such substantive areas of the law as contracts, labor, corporate finance, intellectual property, and antitrust. Lawyers in the entertainment fields are specialists because of their knowledge of their clients’ worlds (entertainers, athletes, and organizations related to the entertainment and sports industries) and how the relevant legal issues intersect with their clients’ interests.

In our latest episode of Hustle Pro Miami based Entertainment Attorney Lashawn Thomas, explains the concepts of copyrights, trademark, and patents to assist you in securing proper protection for your work.

In addition, Ms. Thomas covers “Fair Use” laws for social media. With new social media platforms and photo sharing apps becoming more and more popular, the risk of copyright infringement through the sharing of photos, video, and music is more present now than ever before. Whether you’re marketing on behalf of an organization, or just uploading your own original content for fun, it’s important to understand the basics. She also shares tips for aspiring recording artist when negotiating contracts and advice for entertainment law students.

Record contracts, publishing agreements, and licensing arrangements can be extremely complicated. Proper negotiating and drafting require superior legal skills as well as a knowledge of entertainment business and intellectual property practice.

Watch Lashawn Thomas on Hustle Pro below.

Catiana

About Catiana Saillant

As a child, I've always loved music. From different genres such as Hip-Hop, R&B and Pop. Music allows you to be creative and express yourself the way that you please to. I've sought music to be a place where you can be YOU. You can dance, cry, laugh and do all kinds of crazy things to music. That is what makes me so passionate about what I do! My ultimate goal is to build a mainstream media platform that represents and supports culture such as paintings, music, film and provide empowering media coverage to my viewers.

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