A Guide for Marketers About Intellectual Property (IP)

Marketing is a continuous undertaking. Whether you are an enterprise corporation or a small business, marketing is an essential means to keep businesses afloat as well as help drive businesses towards success. So it is important to secure and maintain the reputation of your brand in order to establish a smooth marketing campaign for your business. But before coming up with a strategic marketing campaign, marketers need to fully realize the value as well as the

The Top Legal Issues with Blogging

A few years ago, one of our clients wrote a great blog post and they were looking for a good image to feature with it. They used Google Image Search, found an image that was filtered as royalty-free, and added it to the post. Within days, they were contacted by a major stock image company and served with a bill for $3,000 to pay for the image use and avoid the legal issues associated with

What Marketers Need to Know about Protecting Intellectual Property

As marketing—and all other business activities — have become increasingly reliant on technology, protecting intellectual property has become a top priority for successful companies. That’s why every marketing team must understand the basics of intellectual property law. What is Intellectual Property? The American legal system provides certain rights and protections for owners of property. These rights and protections even extend beyond our borders through trade agreements. Intellectual property can be any product of the mind