Business Law & Intellectual Property Review - Doing Business As (d/b/a) vs. .Inc: What artists, producers, and soon to be famous people need to know

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This article is an overview of the differences between a sole proprietorship and other incorporated business forms, addresses how to organize a business under a "Doing Business As" ("d/b/a"), and use that business entity to protect an individual's personal and intellectual property assets under a subsequently incorporated business entity using the d/b/a. This article is a resource for artists, performers, producers, and soon to be famous people who want to use their stage name, moniker, pseudonym, etc. to do business and keep their personal assets safe while keeping their given name away from the public.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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