News and Highlights

WALA at DC Shorts Fall Film Festival

WALA is proud to team up with the DC Shorts Fall Film Festival on Friday, September 8, 2017, for two exciting events:  
“Pitching, Pitching & More Pitching!”
Entertainment Law for Filmmakers
11:00-12:30 PM
E Street Cinema /  555 11th Street, NW
Instructors: Brian Frankel (Chair, Education Committee, WALA), Sandra Aistars (Clinical Professor, Antonin Scalia Law School, GMU), John Mason (Board […]

WALA Named as Finalist for the 2017 Mayor’s Arts Awards | Board Member Davey Yarborough to Receive the Mayor’s Arts Award for Distinguished Honor

Mayor Muriel Bowser and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities has announced the special honorees and finalists of the 32nd Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards.


The Mayor’s Arts Awards are the most prestigious honors conferred by the District on individual artists, teachers, and nonprofit organizations. The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities will present […]

WALA Trademark “Basics” Workshop – August 16

Are you interested in learning more about trademarks?
What exactly are trademarks? What is their function? How can you use your trademark? What’s the difference between a registered and unregistered trademark? What is a service mark? Can you register a sound, smell, color? Come to this session and bring your questions!
Join us on Wednesday, August 16, […]

WALA Copyright Basics – June 21, 2017 (Brown Bag Lunch Session)

Do you have a creative work that you want to copyright? 

WALA Copyright Basics – June 21, 2017  (Brown Bag Lunch Session)
Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at 12:00 pm (EST)
NEW LOCATION  Charles M. Sumner School Museum and Archives, 1201 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036 
Come learn about the basics of copyright at this presentation and Q & […]

Special WALA Discount Tickets to “Ballet, Brass and Song”

Chamber Dance Project DC is generously offering discounted tickets to their upcoming performances of Ballet, Brass & Son
Chamber Dance Project, D.C.’s “imaginative and determined dance force,” combines contemporary ballet and live music onstage.
Experience Chamber Dance Project in  Ballet, Brass & Song at Sidney Harman Hall,  featuring the world premiere of the ballet
Songs by Cole,  with […]