• Trademarks and Avoiding Consumer Confusion: Crash Course Intellectual Property #5
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    Trademarks and Avoiding Consumer Confusion: Crash Course Intellectual Property #5

    Hi! I’m Stan Muller, this is Crash Course Intellectual Property, and today we’re talking about trademarks. Trademarks are everywhere, and they can often be confusing, so today we’re gonna talk about why just about everything seems to be trademarked, and why trademarks are good for business. Mr. Muler! Trademarks don’t intersect with my life, so I really don’t see why we need to cover this. One, its Muller, and two, just watch the video. [Theme Music] A trademark is any word, name, symbol, or device, used to identify and distinguish goods from those manufactured or sold by others, and to indicate the source of the goods, even if that source…

  • O’Bannon v. NCAA: Intellectual Property, Antitrust, & College Sports [POLICYbrief]
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    O’Bannon v. NCAA: Intellectual Property, Antitrust, & College Sports [POLICYbrief]

    I was, uh, at a friend’s house and saw my likeness on a video game that his kid was playing. I initially thought it was pretty cool and was flattered, quite honestly. But then it was brought to my attention that they had paid for that video game and I didn’t get any type of compensation or even, uh, permission to use my likeness on that video game. It was his height, his race, his skillset, his jersey number, everything but his name. He raised this question of how is it possible that years and years and years after I, I played that the NCAA can continue to earn revenue…

  • IP Problems, YouTube, and the Future: Crash Course Intellectual Property #7
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    IP Problems, YouTube, and the Future: Crash Course Intellectual Property #7

    Hi, I’m Stan Muller, and this is the final episode of Crash Course Intellectual Property. Tackling such a huge subject in only seven episodes has meant that we can’t go into quite as much detail as we’d like, but hopefully we’ve given you a pretty good overview of the basics of Intellectual Property. We spent the last six episodes talking about copyright, patent, and trademark laws as they currently exist, but we keep running into a roadblock. Intellectual Property law is slow to change, and we’re living in a world that’s changing pretty rapidly. As we’ve noted again and again, our new digital world has raised challenges for both consumers…

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    5 Reasons to Buy Rental Real Estate | Mark J Kohler | CPA | Attorney

    Hi, Mark, Kohler here with another tax and legal tip, now I want to give you five reasons Why you should be buying rental real estate, and I’m not a real estate broker or agent I’m your tax advisor wanting to help you build wealth and save taxes and before I list these five I want to give a disclaimer here. [I’m] not saying you’re going to put all your wealth in real estate You’re going to be diversified You’re going to have an emergency fund you’re going to be building a retirement account [there’s] going to be a variety of strategies [you] might use to also get real estate…

  • Living Tiny Legally, Part 1 (Documentary)- Innovative Tiny House Zoning
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    Living Tiny Legally, Part 1 (Documentary)- Innovative Tiny House Zoning

    People look at this phenomenon, and I think part of what’s driving the media frenzy with it is it looks ridiculous. Why would anybody do that? Then there’s a second thought that comes in, that says Oh no, what’s really ridiculous is living in my 2,500 square foot house that I have to work 50 hours a week to support and I don’t really have a life. So that’s what’s ridiculous. The interest to live tiny within metropolitan Atlanta is huge. I started Tiny House Atlanta organically a year and a half ago and it has grown from the first 11 to over 1,150 members. I am contacted weekly on…

  • Copyright Basics: Crash Course Intellectual Property 2
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    Copyright Basics: Crash Course Intellectual Property 2

    Hi. I’m Stan Muller, this is Crash Course Intellectual Property, and today we’re going to be talking about copyright law. As you might have guessed, the law of copyright relates to the right to copy, the copy right as it relates to copies of copyrightable works. You copy? [Theme Music] Right. So, the right to copy or reproduce copyright protected works is only one of the exclusive rights granted by the law of copyright. We’re also gonna discuss what types of things can actually be copyrighted, what we call the subject matter. But first, let’s talk a little bit about the history of copyright law in the United States. Why…

  • 199A Deduction for Real Estate Investors and Professionals | Mark J Kohler | Tax & Legal Tip | 2019
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    199A Deduction for Real Estate Investors and Professionals | Mark J Kohler | Tax & Legal Tip | 2019

    Hey my real estate pros all of you real estate brokers agents rental property owners fixin flippers all of you You’ve got to hear this because we want this $1.99 to a deduction and we want to know how it plays out with me as a real estate investor Is it gonna really impact me is it gonna help me? Well, the answer is yes And there’s a few tricks and I guess my mind’s in the minefield you want to be aware of so Let’s hit it and I’ll try and break this down and keep it simple On YouTube titled what is the $1.99 a deduction watch it?…

  • How to Put Real Estate in Your ROTH IRA with Mark J. Kohler | 2019
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    How to Put Real Estate in Your ROTH IRA with Mark J. Kohler | 2019

    Welcome everybody to another week of tax and legal on Fire on the edge whatever don’t go anywhere yet. Let me tell you what the topic is today How about putting real estate in your Roth IRA your traditional IRA your health savings account your 401k. Yes, you can do it now I know some people say That’s too exotic. That’s too risky No, we’re gonna talk about that and I want to talk about the why so we’re gonna hit why should I put real estate in? My retirement account and then we’re gonna talk about how to finance it How do I come up with enough money and…