Getting Started With Lawyers Rock®
Hi, nice to meet you. I’m Richard B. Jefferson, Esq., the creator of Lawyers Rock®. If you desire to succeed in the Entertainment industry but don’t want to be burned by the legal and business side this is the page for you.
For me and the Lawyers Rock® community, we focus on learning and teaching all the basic legal and business knowledge needed to protect your work, business and brand in the Entertainment business.
I’ve been representing small to medium-sized businesses and projects in the entertainment industry for over 15 years. During my years as an attorney, the most common issue is that many business owners (maybe like yourself) know they need legal advice to run their business or project, but they don’t know where to look for basic information about the topics on which they are seeking advice.
If someone comes to me without basic knowledge on a subject, then I need to first get them up to speed on the non-legal topics and then advise on the legal ramifications. This causes a longer consultation which results in a bigger legal bill!
That’s exactly why this site was created.
Lawyers Rock® does not offer specific legal advice. Its purpose is to educate you on various topics in the entertainment business so that you are prepared to protect yourself from issues that could come up in the future and burn all your hard work.
Watch the video above to learn more about the site, and feel free to check out the site’s “About” Page to learn more about me and my background.
Lawyers Rock® is divided into four Entertainment Industry sections:
For the music companies, the music industry can be a mysterious business, and it has changed dramatically over the past 10 years. Lawyers Rock® cuts to the chase so that you can sift through all of the confusing talk out there. Visit The Music Business section to find out more about how your music company can succeed in today’s music industry.
Reality TV & Indie Film
If you are a Production Company and searching for helpful information on topics like, properly structuring your business, collaborating with other producers, and fair use, Lawyers Rock® can help. Start by visiting the Reality TV/Indie Film Producers section.
I know first hand that starting and maintaining a new business is hard work. You have to stay current with the essentials and there are always new things that you need to know. Lawyers Rock® will shed light on some of those routine items, and inform you of new ones. Visit the Entertainment Entrepreneur section to get started!
Branding and Brand Protection
A vital part of any company’s worth is its brand, the core of which is Intellectual Property (IP). Lawyers Rock® will teach you about the most important topics you need to know regarding IP and Brand Protection, such as protecting your trademarks, domain names, proprietary information and other intangible assets. Visit the Branding and Brand Protection section to get started.
Ready To Take Your Project To The Next Level?
If you are ready to take action on your entertainment project and you need specific or more in-depth help than this blog provides please feel free to contact me.
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