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Video: How To Use ®, ™, and © To Protect Your Brand & Content

These Symbols Are Important, But They're Often Misused

The most important thing you can do to protect your property is to let people know that it’s yours.

When it comes to intellectual property, there are a few ways to do this.

But the easiest way is to use the legal symbols that were created to identify trademarks & copyrights.

Using the wrong symbols (or the right symbols at the wrong time) can cause problems, though.

These problems can range from losing money in a copyright dispute to getting a trademark cancelled!

So it’s important to learn the proper way to identify your IP so that you avoid unnecessary headaches.

In this short video, Attorney Faith explains when and how to use these symbols.

Disclaimer: This content is for general legal education purposes only and shouldn’t not be relied upon as legal advice specific to your situation. If you need legal advice, consult a licensed attorney.

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Faith Mitton, Esq.

Faith is a lawyer on a mission to simplify legal stuff for entrepreneurs so that they don’t have to stress about how to protect themselves & their businesses. She’s the founder and managing attorney of Mitton Law Firm, PLLC – a boutique law practice based in NYC that helps small businesses nationwide to protect their intellectual property with trademarks and copyrights. When she’s not practicing law, you can usually catch her jamming to classic soul music, taking long walks, or rewatching The Office for the millionth time.

About The Content Creator

Faith Mitton, Esq.

Faith is a lawyer on a mission to simplify legal stuff for entrepreneurs so that they don’t have to stress about how to protect themselves & their businesses. She’s the founder and managing attorney of Mitton Law Firm, PLLC – a boutique law practice based in NYC that helps small businesses nationwide to protect their intellectual property with trademarks and copyrights. When she’s not practicing law, you can usually catch her jamming to classic soul music, taking long walks, or rewatching The Office for the millionth time.

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