Protect Yourself and Your Intellectual Property with Atty. Elissa Hecker

Get answers to all your legal questions and copyright issues when it comes to publishing your book in today’s episode with Atty. Elissa Hecker. Elissa shares her extensive experience in contracts, licensing, copyright law, and all the technical aspects of business affairs. Stay tuned to make sure you protect yourself, your business, and your intellectual property!


Key Takeaways from This Episode

  • Things every author should know before writing a book
  • Consequences of signing a contract without fully understanding it
  • What are the exclusive rights covered by a Copyright law?
  • Effective strategies for utilizing intellectual properties
  • How and why you should cite sources properly
  • Significance of having priorities before entering an agreement with a publisher


Resources Mentioned in this episode


About Atty. Elissa Hecker

Elissa is an attorney who acts as general counsel to creatives, small businesses, solopreneurs, and entrepreneurs in their legal and business affairs issues. She helps guide her author and illustrator clients through the thought process of what they want (and what they don’t want) and helps them negotiate publishing and collaboration agreements so that they can protect their intellectual property and other interests. For more information, visit


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