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WALA Basics Workshop: “Copyrights”

June 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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 12:00pm (EST)
Washington, DC | Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Come learn about the basics of copyright at this presentation and Q & A session.

U.S. Copyright Basics
What is a copyright?
Who owns a copyright?
When does a copyright exist?
What is the effect of registration?
What is the effect of a copyright notice?
Copyrighted works involving people or third party works
What is a release?
What is a license?
Basics of Fair Use
Remedies in the United States

Facilitator: Christa Laser

Christa Laser CameraChrista Laser is an intellectual property litigation associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Her practice includes false advertising litigation, both in federal courts and before self-regulatory bodies, patent infringement litigation, and other intellectual property and business litigation.

Prior to joining Kirkland, Christa served as an intern with Chief Judge Randall R. Rader of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and with Judge Roger W. Titus of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Christa is the author of Copyright for Photographers (http://www.flatbooks.com/copyright-for-photographers) and has appeared on TWiT Photo and at other events discussing copyright laws.


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