As a writer, playwright, screen writer, poet, illustrator, copywriter or publisher, you create, publish and promote original works of authorship that are subject to copyright protection. These works of authorship, whether in print or digital media, include:

Literary Works – whether fiction, nonfiction or poetry

Pictorial Works – such as illustrated works, children's books and photographic collections

Audio Works & Sound Recordings – such as audio-books and podcasts

Brenda L. Speer, LLC can provide you with the necessary tools to protect, commercially exploit, and profit from your creative talents, including:

Adaptation Rights

Agency Agreements

Co-Author Agreements

Copyright Registration & Protection (domestic and international)

Ghost Writer Agreements

Licensing Agreements

Manuscript Review & Vetting


Performance Rights

Pitch Agreements

Recording Contracts

Sale of Rights Agreements

Title (Book or Screen Play) Searches & Clearance

Trademark Registration (domestic and international)

Please visit our Fees page for pricing information for some of our services in these areas of the law.