WALA Creative Entrepreneurs Series - Contracts & Licensing
September 29, 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.
Contracts & Licensing
Presentation and Q & A with:
This session covers:
When is a deal a deal?
What can you license?
- Contract considerations
What Happens If Someone Fails?
- Governing Law
- Limitations on Remedies
Karl W. Means advises clients on a range of intellectual property-related issues, including working with clients on to protect and license copyrighted works covering a wide variety of subjects, including publishing, music, computer software and web-based content. Karl also counsels clients on the selection and protection of federally registered trademarks in the U.S., international trademarks, domain names and web-based advertising, and brand development. He also has extensive experience with technology-based transactions involving the commercialization of products and services, brand licensing, technology transfer, software licensing and development agreements.
Before joining Miles & Stockbridge, Karl was a Shareholder in the Intellectual Property practice at the firm of Shulman Rogers. Karl began his legal career with the U.S. Customs Service in Washington, D.C., where he was Senior Attorney in the Intellectual Property Rights Branch. Karl holds an M.B.A. from Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma.
DateSeptember 29, 2020
Time11:00am - 12:30pm
PartnerAlexandria Office of the Arts, Torpedo Factory Arts Center, Arlington Arts, and ArtsFairfax