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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)
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 […]

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 […]

WALA Brown Bag Lunch Workshop: “Trademarks”

WALA Basics Workshop: “Trademarks” (Brown Bag Lunch Session)
Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 12:00 PM (EST)
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 […]

WALA at Artomatic 2017 -“Artists in the Reframed Space” Legal Education Series

 
 
Artomatic returns to Crystal City for its signature art event!  This year features over 600 artists, performers, musicians, and creatives of all stripes showcasing their talents on 7 floors.
WALA is proud to once again join forces with Artomatic to present the “Artists in the Reframed Space” Legal Education Series.  This 6-part series explores relevant historical legal […]

You Can Help #SAVEtheNEA

As you may have heard, yesterday, President Trump proposed to Congress $18 billion in cuts to the current fiscal year’s federal budget. The proposed cuts are being made to offset higher than projected defense and border security spending. The cuts include, among other things, $15 million cuts to both the NEA and NEH. Please read […]

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).
ALL TICKETS PURCHASED WILL BE HONORED.  FOR REFUNDS EMAIL OUTREACH@WALADC.ORG
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 legalservices@waladc.org.  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 […]