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October 11, 2023

Ep. 142 Learn How to Protect Your Business Legally w/ Sam Vander Wielen

Does the legal aspect of running a business feel like a complex puzzle you’re struggling to piece together? Starting or running a business has its challenges, and when it comes to legal matters, they often seem like they’re in a league of their own. It can feel as if you’re trying to decode a foreign language.

And if you’ve ever paused wondering, “Am I even doing this right?”, trust me, many of us have been in those shoes. The complexities of business legality can leave even the most seasoned entrepreneurs second-guessing.

In this episode, I chat with Sam Vander Wielen, a former corporate lawyer turned entrepreneur who’s made it her mission to simplify the legal maze for entrepreneurs like us. Sam shares everything you need to know to navigate copyrights, trademarks, and the importance of protecting your brand and creations.

She’ll also shed light on common misconceptions, offer actionable advice, and provide tips that are invaluable for anyone in the entrepreneurial space, especially for those just starting out.

If the legal side of business has been a mystery for you, this episode is your missing piece. So, grab a comfy spot, hit play, and get clarity on all things legal!

In this episode, we cover:

  • What sparked Sam’s shift from a corporate legal career to entrepreneurship
  • Why understanding copyrights and trademarks is a game-changer
  • How today’s digital age reshapes the landscape for creators
  • Debunking those intellectual property myths circulating on social media
  • Essential steps every entrepreneur should consider for legal protection
  • The importance of updating your legal frameworks as your business evolves
  • Real-life challenges with copycats and strategies to tackle them
  • Tips for navigating official registrations without getting overwhelmed

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Connect w/ Sam
Website: https://www.samvanderwielen.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/samvanderwielen/
Free Legal Training: https://www.samvanderwielen.com/legal-workshop/

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