Hoboken, NJ asked in Copyright and Intellectual Property for New Jersey

Q: I have created a digital course(info product) that shows people how to run digital marketing ads for local businesses

One of the method that is teached is a Unquie method of remarketing. There is a paid program out there that teaches a simailr version of this as well, as well as information online about it. I have used some of this work as inspiration, and created a similar strategy in my own words, but the end goal is the same. I wanted to see before i start promoting this, if there is any copyright issues or intellectually property issues.

1 Lawyer Answer
Paul J. Riviere
Paul J. Riviere
  • Jackson, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: It seems your teaching/coaching methodology may be protected by copyright and/or patent protection. Copyright law protects original works of authorship; caveat is it need to be in a tangible form like videos or books. There is not enough information here to say yes or no. If the paid program that you speak of is copyrighted, you may be infringing upon the copyright. Would need more information. Speak to a business attorney in specifics and you will get a better answer.

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