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Join WALA November 16, for a free legal clinic at at Creative Control.

Learn more and register at https://creativecontrol/splashthat.com/
 

TIVA Peer Awards Tickets

WALA is proud to sponsor the 2018 Television, Internet & Video Asociation of DC Peer Awards Ceremony, to be held November 11, 2017, at the French Embassy, 4101 Reservoir Road, NW.

The Peer Awards began in 1997 as part of the former Washington Film and Video Council (WFVC) and later merged with the existing, popular “ITVA-DC Video […]

WALA’s Creative Entrepreneurs Series is in Full Swing at THEARC!

A 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 deciding whether to incorporate as a non-profit or for-profit entity, to understanding copyrights and trademarks, to contract and negotiation skills […]

Arts, Entertainment, Media, and Sports Law Networking Event

WALA and DC Bar Arts, Entertainment, Media, and Sports Law Networking Event
Thursday, October 26, 2017 
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Pennsylvania 6
1350 I Street NW
Washington DC 20005
Join the D.C. Bar’s Arts, Entertainment, Media, and Sports Law Community and the Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) for a fall networking event. Catch up with colleagues in your […]

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 […]

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 […]