SPI 307: Copyright Infringement and DMCA (with my Attorney)

What if someone copied your written content, online course, or digital products, and used them to make money? What would you do? How would you respond? This happens to me all the time, but it doesn’t have to weigh you down, and it doesn’t have to be difficult to respond. That’s why I invited Richard Chapo from SoCalInternetLawyer.com onto the show, my attorney of almost a decade, to answer these questions and give you practical strategies for responding to copyright infringement. This happens all the time; you may even be dealing with this right now. But even if you’ve never run into these issues, please listen closely. Stealing other people’s work on the internet is so easy these days, and it’s important to know how to handle these cases. It could easily happen to you, and once you reach a certain level with your business, it almost certainly will. Richard […]

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SPI 231: Attorney Roundtable: Money and Legal Considerations for Starting Out

In today’s episode, I’m digging deep into one of the murkiest, most mysterious territories for beginning business owners: the legal ins and outs of running a business. I see too many entrepreneurs abandon their great ideas thanks to legal confusion or copyright snafus, which is why I’ve brought two lawyers here today—Richard Chapo and Alena Herranen—to walk you through everything you need to know. Richard and Alena will answer the questions I hear you asking over and over, covering everything from trademark law and copyright infringement to affiliate marketing and content disclaimers. You’ll get actionable tips for improving the legal language on your website, finding business insurance, knowing when to seek out a lawyer for help, and a whole lot more. Get a pen ready—this is legal advice every entrepreneur needs to hear! Thanks for Listening! Thanks so much for joining me again this week. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the […]

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