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The Do’s & Don’ts of Using Content From the Internet
Can I use content from the Internet in my work? I get this question a lot. Sometimes, it’s not even a question – the person assumes it’s fine as long as they [use less than a certain amount/don’t make money from it/clipped it from Google/insert justification here]. Unfortunately, the mere fact that the content is on the Internet...
How Do I Put A Copyright Into My Trust
All right, you’ve created a trust. You’ve also created a copyright, one that’s valuable enough that you want to put it into your trust to protect it. You may even have several income-producing copyrights that you want to put into your trust. So how do you go about doing that? Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as writing “all...
Five Ways to Protect Yourself While Sheltering in Place
I think it’s safe to say that most Californians are tired of sheltering in place, or at least are tired of binge-watching TV. If you’re looking for a project that actually makes you feel productive, might I suggest you work on your estate plan? If that project hasn’t crossed your mind already, here are a few things you...
What Should I Do About My Estate Plan During the Shelter in Place Order and Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis?
The Impact of Sheltering in Place on Creating or Updating Your Estate Plan Here are some questions you might be asking right now: Should I Work on My Will and Trust? Can I Work on My Estate Plan? Is This A Good Time to Update My Estate Plan? Here Are Some Questions You Might Be Asking Right Now:...
I’ve Inherited A Copyright, Now What?
Five things you should know and do when you inherit a copyright. Under the current copyright laws, a copyright lasts for the author’s lifetime plus seventy years. This means that a copyright will always outlive its creator, and it will be passed on at least once. But what is a person supposed to do with a copyright once...

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