What You Can Learn from the Dancing Dolls Trademark Dispute

There is a time and a place for pettiness. Trademark registration ain’t it!
When you’re growing your brand, it is important to be informed of common law stipulations and trademark availability. This helps prevent petty legal situations like the one between ‘Bring It’ dance coach Diana Williams and the HBCU Southern University of New Orleans (SUNO).
 Listen to this week’s podcast as Attorney LaConya Murray uses the current situation between SUNO and Diana Williams, the dancing coach of the Dancing Dolls to emphasize the importance of clearing your brand name before growing your business and the consequences of bringing pettiness to legal registration.

Today's episode covers:

Resources and links mentioned in this episode:

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!