How to Protect Your Business Ideas

There’s a myth that ideas are a form of intellectual property that can be protected. It’s not true. There are two ways to protect your ideas when sharing them with third parties and registering the with the United States Patent and Trademark Office isn’t one of them.

Trademarks don’t protect ideas

In episode 92 of the Own Your Genius podcast Attorney Murray explains that despite what Steve Harvey says, concepts aren’t protected. Want to know the necessary steps to take to protect your business ideas.  Listen for yourself.

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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!