Moxie Tip 118: Get to Know Copyright Law

Virtual Moxie

And it's not legal. And we could be moving toward a time when copyright protection once again becomes the big deal it was always meant to be. So do yourself a favor and learn about copyright law. Wikipedia has a fair copyright primer , with gobs of resources and external links--bread crumb trails you can follow if you've a mind to. We've been living in a time where people have shared a little too freely--especially what hasn't been theirs to share.

What legal entity is right for your business? | THE SMALL BUSINESS.

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. What legal entity is right for your business? by Jason Holden on Jun 29, 2006 The first thing I want to make clear here is, the legal entity cannot be decided by just reading this bite sized post, you need to seek professional advice, at which point it will be discussed with you in more detail. The legal status your business takes maybe decided by what industry you are working in.

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AZVAs the Podcast Episode 10: Creating a Business in the Practical Arts

Loosely Speaking

Contents of this episode: Discussion/Announcements: Tara and Katie discuss copyright infringement issues faced by writers and creatives. Interviewee: Kristin Hansen , the “Knitting Nanny.&# Katie and Kristin chat about how to launch a business in the “practical arts,&# opportunities for independent contractors who wish to provide support services to designers, and explored the topic of copyright infringement. The Craft Artists Legal Guide , by Richard Stim.

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6 Tips to Help You Choose Criminal Lawyer for Business

Small Business CEO

Many entrepreneurs feel that appointing a legal practitioner for business purpose is not that necessary and it creates excessive pressure. The businesses often face criminal accusations like fraud, copyright issues, monetary crimes, etc. Legal business lawyerBut, in today’s world, it is really very important to hire a business attorney. and in such case, you may need the help of your business defense lawyer.

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Small Business Startup Checklist – Company Structure | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. Small Business Startup Checklist – Company Structure by Stefan Töpfer on Mar 19, 2008 An important early decision that will have long-term consequences for your business is to determine the legal form it will trade under. Things to remember: The legal form that your business takes will affect numerous aspects of your business trading. This makes the business a separate legal entity from you.

2008 153

Buck the Suppression: Vote Today!

The Marq

That may be purely in words, like ads or articles about how one side will turn out more than the other, or it may be in actual voter suppression legal hurdles like requiring an ID. you're tired of the ads and voter suppression, then your path is clear: Copyright(c) 2017 TheMarq.com. It's inevitable! In every election, there's one side that downplays the other's ability to make a difference.to

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10 Moments When Being a Freelance Writer Sucks

Dumb Little Man

Copyright Infringement. You wrote a lovely post, sourced images randomly and forgot to attribute the owners or even check their copyright policy. They spot it, red flag it and send you a please-take-it-down email threatening legal action in 7 days. Rose is a Freelance Writer but frankly, it wasn’t all rosy from page one. In her lowest moments she sank deeper than a sub. She’d cry and sob. She even contemplated burning her old typewriter.

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Internet Monitoring Software: A Productivity Booster

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. One such instance is the negation of legal risks. I mentioned the employee who uses Facebook and Twitter earlier but some workers view offensive or illicit websites while at work, or attempt to download copyrighted files. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest-Post. This guest post was provided by Lee Munson on behalf of GFI Software Ltd.

2011 169

An Introduction to Trademarks for the Uninitiated Solopreneur

The Solopreneur Life

This article provides a brief overview of the basic legal concerns and implications associated with adopting and seeking to register a new trademark. By way of contrast, copyright law protects creative expressions of ideas—advertisements, publications, songs and other works that are recorded or imprinted in tangible media.

2010 170

AZVAs the Podcast Episode 9: What 2010 tells us about 2011

Loosely Speaking

Kristin and Katie explore the field of knitwear design, the opportunities within the field for independent contractors who provide support services, and review topic of copyright infringement. Versatility Business Services offers expert-level proofreading, copy editing, transcription and legal administrative support. November 2010 Podcast Program Notes. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the “AZVAs the Podcast&# logo to listen to the episode now.

2010 126

Productivity Multiplier: Google Cloud Connect Now a Reality

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Productivity Bits. Whether it’s a copywriter, editor, or legal, I regularly have multiple eyes and hands on my docs. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post. W e all know about Google as the search engine mogul and most know about Google Docs — an online version of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentations software. But if you’re like me, you are far more comfortable using Microsoft Office products.

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You, the Startup Founder, are the Engine of Recovery

The Marq

The same goes for finance, taxes, legal matters, HR, delivery and everything else. Copyright(c) 2017 TheMarq.com. COVID-19 has affected people in different ways. Some are working from home, and many, tens of millions, are jobless in the US. So, what can you do, whether you’re jobless or want to help those who are?

2020 40

Putting The Importance Of Productivity Back On Top

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Archive the things or materials that you do not currently use but may have value in the future such as references, legal documents, etc. Visit the original article at [link]. Post written by Marlon Ribunal. Follow me on t witte r. Author's Note: This is the Fifth and Final Part of the Series " The 3 Fundamental Principles Of Productivity "]. Introduction. Part I – Rituals. Part II – Systems. Part III – Tools. Summary.

2010 203

10 Tips for Taking Effective Phone Messages

Ian's Messy Desk

The date and time will be important if need to support a process for certification or legal reasons. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day. Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap 10 Tips for Taking Effective Phone Messages Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on October 14, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Or, if you prefer, you can subscribe to my blog posts by e-mail. Thanks for visiting!

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Use of Trademark Names in Fiction

Daily Writing Tips

Here’s the specific query: How is copyright dealt with in fiction writing? For example, if I sell a story where I wrote that a character jogged to Burger King in his new Reeboks, would there be copyright infringement? Do I need to get approval from the holders of the copyright to use their names in my stories? How do I find out what is copyright protected and what isn’t?

2011 86

Ask the Admin: Records Retention

Administrative Arts

For other types of high level meeting minutes, such as executive management meetings and the like, you will probably want to get a recommendation from your legal department as to how long they should be kept. Copyright: Administrative Arts Ask the Admin: Records Retention. I got this e-mail from Kelly: What is the business standard for the length of time to keep meeting minutes? Thanks for your question, Kelly. You didn’t specify what type of minutes you need to keep.

“Stance” and Its Relations

Daily Writing Tips

An instance (“standing on”) is an example or an occasion; the word can also be a verb meaning “cite” or “demonstrate”; in legal terminology, it pertains to the pursuit of a lawsuit. Desistance refers to desisting, or ceasing to assist; the noun is little used, but desist (“stop standing”), though rarely employed otherwise, is widely known from the legal phrase “cease and desist,” which pertains to a demand to stop infringing on a right, such as copyright.

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3 Steps Toward a Paperless Office

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Those who are used to making many photocopies, placing documents into a folder of legal size, sending a fax through traditional paper or even retaining old catalogues and mail that they cannot seem to just get rid of – all of these people will need to make a change in the way they perceive things. Visit the original article at [link]. Note: This is a Guest Post from James Adams.

2010 154

Don't Sign Your Life Away

Virtual Moxie

Unfortunately, you can’t blindly trust anyone with a legal agreement in his or her hand. Legal documents can be challenged, but it takes time (MaryAnn has been fighting about this for two years already and they’re not even to trial yet!), Nor, do they need something like in the #2 sections above, in which, assuming I agreed to it, I’d be agreeing to let them do whatever they wanted, and removing my legal ability to do anything about it.

2012 147

Top 5 Tips for Avoiding Employment Lawsuits

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. Stay within legal guidelines regarding employment. Benton Said on August 17th, 2010 at 10:40 pm Many companies, especially small businesses, don’t seek legal advice on employment matters because it costs money to hire a lawyer. My company Law Pivot, is a great tool for startups who have limited resources and need basic, inexpensive legal advice on many legal matters including employment issues.

2010 138

Tweet Hijack

Catch Friday

Watching TV and movies on the net has become acceptable to a vast number of people across the world, and file sharing is common place, but is it legal? Is it really healthy that the US Feds want to rule the world, or is this solely about copyright? Your innocent tweet hijacked to attack US Government Websites, and even if you don't know about it you can go to jail. On Twitter Hacker group Anonymous have 249,000 followers, are you one of them or is one of your children?

2012 43

Working From Home: Notary Public

Administrative Arts

While a dual tray printer is ideal (and will save you paper expense in the long run), you can get by with a decent single tray printer that can take both letter and legal size paper. Copyright: Administrative Arts Working From Home: Notary Public. One work-from-home option open to Administrative and Executive Assistants is working as a Notary Public. The main job of a Notary Public is to witness signatures and attest to the authenticity of the signature.

2011 67

Infographic: US Customs Seizures

The Small Business Blog

According to the infographic below, China is still THE major producer of counterfeit goods despite efforts to crack down on it legally and educate people about copyright. If you work in an industry such as fashion, then your business may have a lot of problems with fake goods. About half of the seizures in the… Read the full article here: Infographic: US Customs Seizures on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Business Infographics China customs exporting Importing infographic

2013 145

No Budget for Training? Do It Yourself

Administrative Arts

Wendy Stoneman lives in Vienna, Virginia, and works at a mid-size law firm in nearby Fairfax, VA, where she is a legal secretary in the corporate law division. Copyright: Administrative Arts No Budget for Training? Today’s article is a guest post from Wendy Stoneman. In my time with my current employer, I’ve been involved in training a few of our new admins. At some point in their first year they generally ask about training.

Major Meltdown in Time Management - Tips to Avoid it Happening To You

Productive & Organized

afreshspace   @ StephCalahan I just use a legal pad for daily to-do's but keep bigger or future projects in my outlook task list declutterlady   @ StephCalahan Hey, Stephanie, it's iPEP for me; 1 workspace/project w/ability to keep all in 1 place! Work With Stephanie | Contact Copyright 2007-2010 Calahan Solutions, Inc. -- All Rights Reserved Want to use my content in your ezine, newsletter or blog? Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

2010 217

Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgate, 2010 Stevie.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 12 July, 2010 Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgate, 2010 Stevie® Award winner Lynn Holgate, an Executive Assistant at High Performance Technologies, Inc. I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

2010 118

We don't know what we don't know

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 2 July, 2010 We dont know what we dont know We really dont know what we dont know do we? I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets Lets enjoy our day together.©

2010 116

Pitch of the Week – Waste Notes

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. Pitch of the Week – Waste Notes by susan.bryant on Aug 07, 2010 The winner of WinWeb ’s Pitch of the Week competition this week is Gordon Shaw, founder of Waste Notes , a company that recognises the problem that excess waste causes many businesses, and looks to solve this problem through their Waste Notes- which ensure that waste is safely and correctly disposed of in line with all relevant legalities.

2010 138

When your voicemail goes awry.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 7 February, 2010 When your voicemail goes awry. I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets Lets enjoy our day together.©

2010 118

How to Write Without Colour

Men With Pens

I’m Steff, a legally blind writer and blogger. How to Write Without Colour first appeared on Men with Pens Copyright 2006 - 2011, All Rights Reserved. As writers, we rely on our unique ability to convey the visual world in words. We conjure images in the minds of readers about lush green fields, grey, decaying buildings, or velvety red berries ripe for picking. But how do you describe green when you’ve never actually seen green?

2011 73

Start 2011 off Organized! - Productive & Organized

Productive & Organized

If you might need to refer back to those papers at some point in the future (for legal, tax, or other reasons), move those items to an archive file out of your office in permanent storage. Work With Stephanie | Contact Copyright 2007-2010 Calahan Solutions, Inc. -- All Rights Reserved Want to use my content in your ezine, newsletter or blog? Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You?

2011 124

Admin Buddies

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 20 March, 2010 Admin Buddies I like to have someone at work that I can buddy with. I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets Lets enjoy our day together.©

2010 109

Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint?

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 27 February, 2010 Wheres the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets Lets enjoy our day together.©

Dealing in real time.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 13 February, 2010 Dealing in real time. I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets Lets enjoy our day together.©

2010 109

An Open Letter To Our Prime Minister, David Cameron

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. Legal Security and Fairness : The United Kingdom is a place where any person – whether in business or not- should be able to live in a situation of legal security and fairness. This penalises small businesses, which can ill-afford to pay out for expensive legal advice. It is a basic human right to live in legal certainty. E-Mail me or follow me.

2010 164

Now that is dedication.Executive Assistant donates kidney to her.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 28 December, 2009 Now that is dedication.Executive Assistant donates kidney to her boss My assistant sent me a link to a story about an Executive Assistant in British Columbia, Canada, who gave the gift of life by donating a kidney to her boss. I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice.

2009 109

How Achieving Your Goals Kills Your Motivation

Men With Pens

If you’d like to learn how to craft memorable writing so clients think of you - and not your competitors - download his ebook, Duellist Copywriting: The science of memorable legal marketing , for free and with no opt-in, from his website. How Achieving Your Goals Kills Your Motivation first appeared on Men with Pens Copyright 2006 - 2011, All Rights Reserved. Heard you need constant improvement to become a master? Heard you need those 10,000 hours of practice ? It’s hogwash.

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All-purpose Corpus

Daily Writing Tips

In 1611 a corporation was “a body of people legally authorized to act as a single person.”. There’s a legal term, incorporeal rights , that refers to property that cannot be seen or touched, but may be owned and inherited, like copyrights, trademarks, and patents. Corpus is just one of thousands of everyday Latin words that have not only outlived their original speakers, but have replicated in English like amoebas. Latin corpus means “body.”

2013 66

A twelve step program to survive as an Admin

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 31 October, 2009 A twelve step program to survive as an Admin My grandson has started walking. I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets

2009 109

Whose meeting is it anyway?

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 16 May, 2010 Whose meeting is it anyway? I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets Lets enjoy our day together.©

2010 100

When your boss arranges meetings behind your back.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 5 April, 2010 When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets Lets enjoy our day together.©

2010 100

We did it Canada!

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 28 February, 2010 We did it Canada! I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets Lets enjoy our day together.©

2010 100

I gave at the office

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 23 January, 2010 I gave at the office Years ago when I was a child, I would canvass door to door with my sister for a charity for cancer research. I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

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