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RESCHEDULED: “Grants and Leases” at VisArts Rockville

“Grants and Leases” the fifth in the 2017 WALA Creative Entrepreneurs Series @ VisArts at Rockville, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, April 5, 2017, from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT).
WALA Creative Entrepreneur Series @ VisArts at Rockville
(Legal Issues for Creative Entrepreneurs)
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 
Session 5 […]


WALA Walk-in Legal Clinic – February 21

WALA Member Artists: Do You Have A Question About Copyright or Trademark?

If you have a question about intellectual property rights that does not involve a dispute with another party, and you are available to attend a legal clinic on the evening of February 21st, email Legal Services Director Maggie Gladson at  Please include your […]

Save 20% with WALA Members-Only Discount to “One Day Film School for Producers”

WALA is pleased to be a Promotional Partner for DC Filmmakers’ “One Day Film School for Producers” to be held on February 25,  from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm at Pigmental Studios in Washington, DC. As part of this daylong event, WALA will co-produce the popular “Entertainment Law Bootcamp.”
Save $20%!  WALA Members who register using promotional code “WALAmember” will […]


2017 DCIFF/WALA Entertainment Law Seminars

DC Independent Film Festival and Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts join forces on Saturday, February 18, 2017, from 2:20 to 5:00 pm, to present
ENTERTAINMENT LAW 101 – Intellectual Property and Beyond  – a macro level discussion about copyright, trademark, fair use, licensing, options, using images/music, WGA registration, releases, film permits, location considerations, and legal considerations for the use […]


2017 WALA Creative Entrepreneur Series at VisArts at Rockville – Legal Issues for Creative Entrepreneurs  

Every Wednesday from 7:00 – 9:00 pm, beginning February 15 and running through March 22, WALA will present it’s acclaimed Creative Entrepreneurship Series at VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs Street, in Rockville, MD 20850.  Participants can choose to attend as few or as many sessions as they like. The six-installment Series addresses a different topic each week, each vital to […]