IP FUNDAMENTALS FOR ARTISTS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2016
Key points will include:
Basics of trademark, copyright and domain law
Important issues involving rights of publicity
Fair use of third-party IP Federal trademark and copyright registrations
Joint copyright ownership and works-for-hire
Please bring your questions! This is an excellent introductory seminar for all artists and for attorneys representing artists!
About our Speakers:
Aaron Hendelman is a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he heads the trademarks, copyrights, and advertising practice in the firms Seattle office. He focuses on the areas of trademark, advertising, unfair competition, copyright, Internet, retail, and consumer law. Aaron regularly represents public and private companies in complex transactions involving intellectual property rights and advertising matters. He earned a bachelors degree in political science from at Stanford University, a master of philosophy degree from Cambridge University, and a law degree from the University of Texas School of Law.
Mark S. Warnick is a senior corporate counsel at Amazon.com, Inc., where he has worked as a trademark lawyer since 2011. He previously worked as a trademark lawyer at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, which he joined in 2002 after graduating from the University of Chicago Law School. Prior to law school, Mark worked as a news reporter for several daily newspapers, including the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Chicago Tribune, and the Los Angeles Herald Examiner. He also has a bachelors degree in history from the University of Washington and a masters degree in journalism from Northwestern University. Mark serves on the board of Washington Lawyers for the Arts.
DATE AND TIME
Wednesday, October 26, 12-1:30 pm
@ The Vera Project, on the corner of Republican & Warren
305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109
*VERAs office is located on the corner of Warren & Republican Ave N, next to the Key Arena in Seattle Center (they're tucked back under the awning).
The Vera Project (View)
305 Harrison St.
Seattle, WA 98109