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By J.D. Houvener
Patent Attorney and Founder

Everyone I’m JD Houvener your hosts of the Bulls at a show were you the inventor or entrepreneur get your daily inspiration to make the world a better place [Music] but in a little series on copyright law this is all the regards to filling out and checking out our frequently asked questions for fa Q’s up on our website bold patents com you can take a look at some of these questions we’ve gotten over the years from inventors creators just like you cover lots of different subjects we’ve given really clear-cut answers to those in written form I’m just here giving them to you today in video just to make sure we get the point addressed the question comes up every now and again with regard to copyright you know how long does it last right how long do I have rights for and it’s pretty cool and as opposed to patent law Pat ma you only get 20 years from the date of filing copyright the way the current statute is written the author gets 70 years right 7-0 years after their death so I mean my goodness it’s a long time and so the the drafters of law Congress I wanted to award a artist and they realized that unfortunately a lot of artists don’t end up seeing the monetization the market adopting their art within their lifetime and so you might have heared a lot of famous artists they may not even known that they were ever famous before you know until after they were gone so they wanted to give those that monetary gain to their heirs that’s the idea of allowing 70 years after the death of the author so that’s the answer there’s more details on our website again at bold patents calm check us out we’re really known for doing patent law and intellectual property what’s really cool is it when work with our inventor clients those are starting new technologies we help them with all of their IP rights and talk about trademarks copyrights trade secrets so please take a look at that there’s something in there for you I if you want to take some more time and invest 30 minutes we offer 30 minutes of our own time to speak with you at no cost by booking a free 30-minute consultation you can do that today you can also call in at 800 eight four nine one nine one three I’m your host JD Houvener of the bold Today Show go big go bowl

About the Author
J.D. Houvener is a Registered USPTO Patent Attorney who has a strong interest in helping entrepreneurs and businesses thrive. J.D. leverages his technical background in engineering and experience in the aerospace industry to provide businesses with a unique perspective on their patent needs. He works with clients who are serious about investing in their intellectual assets and provides counsel on how to capitalize their patents in the market. If you have any questions regarding this article or patents in general, consider contacting J.D. at