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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 […]

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 […]