Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to host an Ask-A-Lawyer desk at Alt Design Summit. I fielded legal questions from creative entrepreneurs and bloggers, and had a blast. I wanted to write a follow-up blog post on one question that came up because it required a...
Did you know that you don’t necessarily own the copyright to creative work you hired someone else to produce for your business? That’s right. Just because you hired (and paid) someone to…. design a logo write your marketing copy shoot your...
The foundation of leveraging your creativity for cash, impact and legacy is having a solid legal + business strategy. As a content creator in your business (or maybe content creation is your business) you need to ask yourself some key questions up front. Each and...
We recently chatted about the power in your content and the importance of registering it with the U.S. Copyright Office. Typically, when I breakdown the fees and ease in registering copyrights, the very next thing peeps ask is, But how do I handle everything...
I’ve had a few people ask me whether they own the copyright in works created by someone hired on Fiverr. This is a very important question because you want to own all of the creative work in your business – it’s a part of your brand and an intangible...
Patrice is fabulous. She has helped me and my clients with Trademarks for our businesses. I would highly recommend her. She is very knowledgeable, organized, professional, kind, and keeps her clients informed about the process.I would highly recommend her to anyone!
Andrea RodgersFounder & CEOMiss A / CharityMeets / Miss A Marketing / Courage for Kids
I had the pleasure of hearing Patrice give her professional opinion during a live Mentor Monday session with matchmaker expert Paul C. Brunson. Offering practical business tips and legal advice that was helpful, she prides herself on motivating risk takers and dreamers! What I enjoyed most about listening to Ms. Perkins is that she was not only encouraging but most of all a professional!
Patrice has served as my attorney since late last year. As a new business owner, Patrice literally walked me through the steps of properly organizing the legal side of my enterprise, as well as preparing contracts and protecting my brand and blog. I highly recommend her to creative entrepreneurs like myself who are ready to take their businesses to the next level. You cannot afford to miss out on her services.
Jocelyn Delk AdamsExperienced Live Event and Media Producer/ Food Blogger and Blogger/Recipe Developer for Pillsbury.com
Patrice exhibits a thoroughness that is not easy to come by. Her attention to detail and ability to research the facts makes me feel more confident in having her as my attorney. Promptness, creativity and professionalism are just a few of her traits that makes working with her a joy.
I had the pleasure of getting great advice from Patrice N. Perkins through a forum / webcast (#MentorMonday). Patrice’s passion, insight and expertise is inspiring and highly valuable. The advice she gives is immediately useful and practical.
If you’re looking for an intellectual property attorney, Patrice Perkins should be consider. I’ve hired her on several occasions to negotiate win/win contracts. Her attention to detail, and grasp on the universe of potential issues were invaluable. She’ll get you the results you’re looking for, as well as other things you never considered.
I highly recommend her to anyone who is negotiating a major deal.
Toni L. Carter (MSHRM, CDP)HR Consultant, Employment Value Proposition Lead, Relationship Builder, Influencer, Negotiator, Author, Public Speaker
I had the pleasure of meeting Patrice on Paul Carrick Brunson’s #MentorMonday webcast and what an experience. Patrice was a joy to listen to and was filled with tons of great knowledge for us entrepreneurs. I think she has a great thing going with Lifestyle Zen and I encourage everyone to connect with her in some way!
Carla F.Owner | Sr. CoordinatorDetails Made Simple - Wedding Day Coordinator
Patrice is a well rounded attorney who understands the issues related to individuals in the creative field. Her “work hard, work smart” approach to business practices makes her the go-to-person for the creative industry. In her workshops, Patrice explains the law in a way that it makes sense and it is easy to understand.
Sergio GomezDirector of ExhibitionsZhou B Art Center
I started working with Patrice in the beginning of 2013 to start a non-profit organization. She has a creative mind and helped me to see beyond the cut-and-dry law. We now have 501(c)3 status and can begin to offer new services to advance arts education for our community, students, and educators. As an artist, I also worked with Patrice to trademark my brand. She provided me with plenty of advice to protect my own creative language. Coming from an artist’s background I didn’t understand anything…