News and Highlights
Whose Art is it Anyway?
by Mariessa Terrell, Esq.
On Wednesday, I received an urgent call from Walter, the editor and owner of an upstart publishing house. Walter was in the process of finalizing an online fashion magazine that featured clever writing, stunning photography and original illustrations. It seems that on Tuesday, just before Walter was about [...]
The Spring 2013 WALA Creative Entrepreneur Series at DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities is here!
Legal Issues for Creative Entrepreneurs
A comprehensive series for creatives of all kinds who want to take the next step in their professional career by creating their own business. Explore the basics of forming a business for your creative endeavors, from [...]
Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) is proud to announce that our long-term partnership with THEARC is once again launching a new six-part Creative Entrepreneurship series right in the heart of DC. Classes generally fill up quick, so be sure to lock-in these dates by registering early. Reminders will be forthcoming, but be sure [...]
Breaking: WALA/DCIFF Entertainment Law for Film & Video 2013 Workshop @ the DC Independent Film Fest
“Entertainment Law for Film & Video” Panel
Saturday, March 9, 2013,
Navy Memorial Museum
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004
Time: 12-1:30 pm
Description: This panel will provide a broad overview of the legal issues facing producers and directors. Topics will include copyright, trademark, contracts, business organization, finance, distribution, monetization, tax credits, commercial leasing, and best practices. Attendees will be presented with possible [...]
We’re still working hard over here at the Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA), with our generous law firm partners, to curate a dynamite 2013 education calendar, including our highly acclaimed Creative Entrepreneurship series. In the meantime, we’ve got some signed, sealed, and delivered save-the-dates for you to put on your calendar and get [...]