Workshop Series: Copyright for Creatives - The Basics

October 2, 2016

 

Mark J. Davis, entertainment/copyright attorney and author of "The Teacher's Guide to Copyright" and "Legal Issues in the Music Industry," will present the first in a series of legal workshops for Works In Progress Louisiana.

DESCRIPTION: This workshop is designed specifically for musicians, songwriters, performers, writers and other creative professionals who want to protect their intellectual property and creative work from theft and illegal duplication.

 

DATES/LOCATIONS:

Saturday, October 8, 2016 @ Tipitina's Music Office Co-Op - 700 Texas Street, Shreveport, Louisiana 71101

 

Saturday, October 15, 2016 @ Tipitina's Music Office Co-op - 502 N. 2nd Street, Monroe, Louisiana 71201

 

Saturday, October 29, 2016 @ Northwestern State University, Art History Lecture Room 206 at the New Fine Arts Building , Natchitoches, LA 71457 (Click HERE for NSU campus map)

 

TIME: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

WORKSHOP AGENDA:

  • Introduction

  • Why copyright?

  • What is copyright?

  • The 6 Exclusive Rights

  • Trademarks, Patents & Trade Secrets

  • Copyrightable works

  • Not copyrightable

  • Joint Authorship

  • Work-for-hire

  • Duration of protection
    -BREAK-

  • Public Domain

  • Registration

  • Poor Man's Copyright

  • Infringement

  • Damages

  • Fair Use (It ain't what you think it is)

  • Questions

 

Admission is free for creative professionals who live/work in North Louisiana.

RSVP: Debbie@WorksInProgressLouisiana.com

Seating is limited.

 

This workshop is sponsored in part by a generous grant from the Community Foundation of North Louisiana.

 

 

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