How Using Tiktok Sounds Can Get You Sued

It’s business, nothing personal (and that might be the problem).
Tiktok trends and instagram reels are becoming the new ‘norm’ amongst social media, gathering the attention of many business owners and business coaches. They are tools that can help expand business outreach. When using these tools to grow your business, it’s important to make sure you’re not reaching too far. 

Warner Music recently sued Bang Energy. 

The crime? Copyright infringement. The weapon? Trending songs. As a personal account on social media it’s cool, fun even, to create videos using the range of sounds and songs they offer. Business accounts do not always have the same leisure.

Listen as Attorney LaConya Murray lays out the factors of multiple lawsuits and explains how they’re connected: copyright violations, social media, and content gone ‘bad’.

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About the Own Your Genius Podcast

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 month 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.


Until next week, keep building your business, growing your brand, and owning your genius!


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