You posted new pictures to your instagram to promote your brand only to see someone use it for a flyer or a facebook ad without your permission!
You give an artist a rough mix of a track you produced and next thing you know it's up on itunes and spotify without your permission or a split sheet!
You write a song in a session and months later you hear your song on the radio. When you check the credits your name is no where to be found!
HERE'S WHAT SHOULD YOU DO WHEN SOMEONE ONLINE STEALS YOUR CONTENT:
Little Miss Atlanta was the fruition of my client Jasmine Crowe's long time love of pageantry as the director of Miss Black Arizona USA and then the Miss Perfect Peach in Atlanta, Georgia. The show aired on TLC as rival to fan favorite Honey Boo Boo and was an awesome deal to negotiate bringing together elements of film/tv/talent/ and intellectual property.
Enjoy this throw back clip below of the epic rap battle that aired on the show between Heaven and Jai
Contracts, Copyrights, and Trademarks are the biggest issues digital media professionals are faced with as they try to build their brands and influence with corporate sponsors but often the topics they know the least about. However, utilizing your legal rights in these three areas could be the difference between blogging as a hobby and getting paid major dollars.