209. Contracts, Trademarks, and how to make sure you are protecting yourself legally with Layne Lyons

209. Contracts, Trademarks, and how to make sure you are protecting yourself legally with Layne Lyons

 

EPISODE 209 SHOW NOTES

Layne Lyons is on the podcast today chatting with us all about contracts, trademarks, and how to make sure you are protecting yourself legally in your freelancing business. Layne has been an attorney for 26 years and the sole focus of her business is to help entrepreneurs and freelancers grow their businesses by making sure they are legally protected. 

In this episode, we cover a lot about contracts and what should be included in your contract, if it’s okay to write your own, how to protect yourself from ghosted payments and what to do if that occurs, trademarks, and the templates that Layne offers that can help you!

Layne shares how she got started in this online space of helping entrepreneurs and freelancers, including what personally happened to her from not having a written agreement with a collaboration in place.

Layne’s states, “Do it once, do it right, and never think about it again.” She explains that having contracts and written agreements in place can help us have that peace of mind in our businesses. 

If you are wanting to learn more about how to legally protect yourself as a freelancer, tune in to today’s episode to hear all that Layne has to share.

Thank you for listening! Let Layne and I know what you thought of this episode over on Instagram: @micala.quinn and @laynelyonslegal. Chat with you there!

 

In this episode, we cover:

  • What should be included in your contract

  • If it’s okay to write your own contract
  • How to protect yourself from ghosted payments and what to do if that occurs
  • Trademarks
  • Layne’s templates that can help

Resources and links mentioned in this episode:

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