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It can be scary, not to mention expensive, to ask an attorney your legal questions.
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Register your copyrights*
Step-by-step lessons to help you finally register your copyrights with the U.S. Copyright Office. So you have the strongest protection possible when copycats strike.
5 Must-Do Legal Tasks
Step-by-step lessons to help you tackle the five critical bare minimum legal tasks every creative business must do.
NOTE: the artist’s J.D. is not a law firm and doesn’t offer 1-on-1 legal advice, information, or services. If you are looking to work 1:1 with a legal professional, a great starting place is your local Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts organization.