WALA Creative Entrepreneurs Series - Copyright/Trademark Protection & Use
September 15, 2020 •
WALA’s Creative Entrepreneurs Series is 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, and finally to taxes and understanding the grants process.
The series comprises of six sessions to be held on *consecutive Tuesdays, starting Tuesday, September 15, 2020 and continuing through Tuesday, October 20, 2020 from 11am – 12:30pm.
Copyright/Trademark Protection & Use
Presentation and Q & A with:
John D. Mason
This session covers:
• Copyright Registration
• Fair Use
• Works Made For Hire
• Rights Management
• Creative Commons
• Protecting your creations
John D. Mason of Copyright Counselors, LLC is an art, entertainment and intellectual property attorney, and literary agent. He is based in the Washington DC/Maryland area. His practice focuses on copyright and trademark transactional matters, litigation, publishing and media issues, contracts, and commercial matters. He works with writers, artists, filmmakers and people and companies in creative industries to protect, promote and exploit their work. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Mason is adjunct faculty teaching Entertainment Law at UDC Law School, past adjunct teaching Art and the Law at George Mason University, Board President of Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts, and past Advisory Board member of the Art Directors Club of Metropolitan Washington. His email is email@example.com and his firm website is www.copyrightcounselors.com.
DateSeptember 15, 2020
Time11:00am - 12:30pm
PartnerAlexandria Office of the Arts, Torpedo Factory Arts Center, Arlington Arts, and ArtsFairfax