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SMLLC

The short answer is: YES! A single-member limited liability company or “LLC” is a one-owner business, much like a sole proprietorship. You alone are the only member and manager of the company. The main reason you probably formed your single-member LLC is to protect yourself from legal liability as you run your business. Your LLC is a valuable “shield” against ...

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Photo

On April 12, 2018, (Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day), the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Copyright Society of the USA, for which our attorney, Shirin Chahal, serves as a co-chair, hosted NYC-based attorney Raymond J. Dowd and University of Denver Professor Elizabeth Campbell for a fascinating presentation on how artwork stolen during WWII bankrolled the Nazi war machine, and legal ...

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memes

When our Intellectual Property/Arts & Entertainment team presents at one of its legal workshops (and we typically do these for various arts groups along the Front Range), sometimes we tell the story of Carlos Ramirez, the creator of the Trollface meme.

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Music

Many indie artists are confused about the difference between ASCAP, BMI, SESAC and SoundExchange, not to mention SoundScan, the Harry Fox Agency, and the role of their own publishing company and record label when it comes to collecting and paying money under the exploitation of their music. The problem with not understanding these concepts is that you could get taken ...

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