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The Own Your Genius podcast is the perfect mix of business, law, and mindset to help black entrepreneurs succeed in business and life.

Join Attorney LaConya Murray each week as she and guest share their entrepreneurial journey, tricks of the trade, and their secrets to getting out of their own way to succeed.

Inspired by her grandmother, the community bootlegger Attorney Murray‘s passion for helping entrepreneurs started early. Today she helps entrepreneurs throughout the country protect their brand, content, and ideas through trademarks, copyrights, and business development.

Own Your Genius with LaConya Murray LaConya Murray, Esq.

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

The Own Your Genius podcast is the perfect mix of business, law, and mindset to help black entrepreneurs succeed in business and life.

Join Attorney LaConya Murray each week as she and guest share their entrepreneurial journey, tricks of the trade, and their secrets to getting out of their own way to succeed.

Inspired by her grandmother, the community bootlegger Attorney Murray‘s passion for helping entrepreneurs started early. Today she helps entrepreneurs throughout the country protect their brand, content, and ideas through trademarks, copyrights, and business development.

    88. Trademark Overview: 3 Steps to Speeding Up the Trademark Process

    88. Trademark Overview: 3 Steps to Speeding Up the Trademark Process

    What is a trademark? How long is the trademark process? Is there any way to speed up the process?
    Listen as Attorney LaConya Murray discusses this month's topic and answers your general questions from the Genius Insider relating to business or law.
     Would you like to submit your own questions to be answered during next week's Murray's Law? Submit here.  Let’s continue the conversation over in the Genius Lounge. Let me know what you thought of the episode and the questions it raised for you. Before you head over there, make sure to share this episode with three people. Visit the Genius Lounge. Want to schedule a time to speak with Attorney Murray? Do that here. Not registered in the Protect Your Brand Startup Guide Mini-Course? Register here-- https://laconyamurray.com/freecourse

    • 23 min
    87. Woman to Woman: The Power of Being Your Authentic Self w/ Jasmine Powers

    87. Woman to Woman: The Power of Being Your Authentic Self w/ Jasmine Powers

    Every Path Looks Different. Jasmine Powers is the CEO of Join the Citizens, an agency providing multimedia content and strategy for companies recruiting and aiming to keep diverse talent. She is sought out for product launches, sales enablement, and demand gen for entertainment, nonprofit, education, finance, tech, and e-commerce brands. Listen as Attorney LaConya Murray talks with this Compton, CA native about her entrepreneurial journey and the importance of showing up as your most authentic self. 

    Mentioned in this episode:  

    Jasmine Powers

     Join the Citizens

     Mommy Millionaire 

    Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike 

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     Let's continue the conversation over in the Genius Lounge. Let me know what you thought of the episode and any questions you have. Visit the Let's continue the conversation over in the Genius Lounge. Let me know what you thought of the episode and any questions you have. Visit the Genius Lounge. Before you head over there make sure to share this episode with three people. Want to schedule a time to speak with Attorney Murray? Do that here. Not registered in the Protect Your Brand Startup Guide Mini-Course? Register here

    • 58 min
    86. Legal Tea: Kim Kardashian’s Rebrand Comes with a few Trademark Challenges

    86. Legal Tea: Kim Kardashian’s Rebrand Comes with a few Trademark Challenges

    Who was first?
    The recent buzz around the three way claim for a skincare industry trademark has the media in frenzy and wanting to know more about trademarks. Kim Kardashian, Lori Harvey, and the business Beauty Concept LLC have all filed trademarks for a variation of the word ’Skin’ to represent their skincare and beauty businesses. Listen as Attorney LaConya Murray detangles the trademark situation and explains the legal consequences of completing a below average trademark search.
    Let's continue the conversation over in the Genius Lounge. Let me know what you thought of the episode and any questions you have. Visit the Genius Lounge. Before you head over there make sure to share this episode with three people. Want to schedule a time to speak with Attorney Murray? Do that here. Not registered in the Protect Your Brand Startup Guide Mini-Course? Register here

    • 16 min
    85. Own Your Sh*t

    85. Own Your Sh*t

    Run your business like you care about it. Too often business owners are forced to rebrand due to not reading contracts and their lack of knowledge pertaining to intellectual property. Listen, you spend too much time and invest too much money in your brand to lose it over a lack of understanding or communication. Listen as Attorney Murray explains what you need to know in order to prevent you from losing your intellectual property.

     Mentioned in this episode: 

     Bakery Lawsuit Article

     Copyright Assignment Agreement 

     Keisha Jones: Not For Play Play 

    Join the Genius Insider

    Let's continue the conversation over in the Genius Lounge. Let me know what you thought of the episode and any questions you have. Visit the Genius Lounge. Before you head over there make sure to share this episode with three people. Want to schedule a time to speak with Attorney Murray? Do that here. Not registered in the Protect Your Brand Startup Guide Mini-Course? Register here

    • 10 min
    84. What Clauses Should You Include in Your Operating Agreement?

    84. What Clauses Should You Include in Your Operating Agreement?

    ‘Should I add a cyber security clause to independent contractor agreements when hiring vendors?’

    ‘What kind of language should I use in my business contracts?’

    Listen as Attorney LaConya Murray answers your general questions from the Genius Insider relating to business or law. Would you like to submit your own questions to be answered during next week's Murray's Law? Submit here.  Let’s continue the conversation over in the Genius Lounge. Let me know what you thought of the episode and the questions it raised for you. Before you head over there, make sure to share this episode with three people. Visit the Genius Lounge. Want to schedule a time to speak with Attorney Murray? Do that here. Not registered in the Protect Your Brand Startup Guide Mini-Course? Register here 

    • 19 min
    83. How to Choose the Right Business Structure

    83. How to Choose the Right Business Structure

    You have options people.
    Determining the type of business structure you need requires knowledge concerning the risks and requirements associated with each choice. It is important to know the what, the when, and the how pertaining to establishing a business structure that best suits you. Listen as Attorney Murray explains how to choose the right business structure for your business to strive.
    Mentioned in this episode: Launch Legally Handbook
    Let's continue the conversation over in the Genius Lounge. Let me know what you thought of the episode and any questions you have. Visit the Genius Lounge. Before you head over there make sure to share this episode with three people. Want to schedule a time to speak with Attorney Murray? Do that here. Not registered in the Protect Your Brand Startup Guide Mini-Course? Register here

    • 10 min

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13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Humble_Hustler ,

Thanks for making it plain

I get the importance now.

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Wow! I never knew!

I learned so much in just the first two episodes. Attorney Murray is funny, smart and informative! This was so much fun to listen to!

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Great Podcast

I enjoy this podcast because it is so informative! Legal happenings are simplified in a very layman’s terms way. I binged listened all the episodes in one day. I really enjoy the use of current events to explore legal concepts. Great show!

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