How Can I Improve My Online Reputation?

Your online reputation is your first introduction to many of your potential customers. You don’t want to start out on the wrong foot or give potential customers the idea that your company is something that’s not. You must create a clear representation of how you want your business to be portrayed. The key is [...]

By |2019-12-28T11:47:35-06:00December 29th, 2019|Creative, Internet Law, Trademark Issues, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Can I Improve My Online Reputation?

Lockean Theory of property and its impact on the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution and modern day Copyright Law

“[E]very man has a property in his own person. This nobody has any right to but himself. The labour of his body, and the work of his hands, we may say, are properly his….”[1] John Locke - a political and social philosopher of 17th Century Enlightenment England and the father of “Classical Liberalism” - was [...]

By |2017-07-20T11:04:40-05:00May 13th, 2015|Copyright Issues, Creative, Entertainment Law, Music Law|Comments Off on Lockean Theory of property and its impact on the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution and modern day Copyright Law

The Creative Spark

You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. As it does every year, this new year marks a new beginning. I plan to continue my Twitter series entitled #creativity, so if you don’t already, follow me there @bshrum, or on any of the social networking platforms. However, [...]

By |2017-07-20T11:04:42-05:00January 2nd, 2015|Creative, Songwriting, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Creative Spark

The Evolution of the Disney Princess Brand: Becoming the Best Selling Entertainment Licensor

By Samantha Jervey* When Walt Disney decided to personally license the image of Mickey Mouse in 1929, he had no idea that he would start a licensing revolution.[1] This deliberate act made by Walt is what ultimately laid the foundation for his company, thus bringing to life what is now known today as Disney Consumer [...]

By |2017-07-20T17:43:57-05:00April 14th, 2014|Creative, Design, Featured, Licensing|Comments Off on The Evolution of the Disney Princess Brand: Becoming the Best Selling Entertainment Licensor