IP Fundamentals for Artists
As an artist or person working in a creative field, it's important to understand the law as it relates to your work. An understanding of the fundamentals of intellectual property law will help you to protect your work and avoid disputes with others. Perhaps you've attended seminars in the past where the issues were too complex and you felt lost? Or perhaps you just haven't given it much thought until now? In either case, this workshop is for you.Attorney Jim Vana will explain the differences between copyrights, trademarks and patents. You'll learn about copyright and trademark registration, including the benefits of registration and the costs. You'll also learn about who owns the copyright in a work created by more than one person and in works created in the course of employment.Bring your questions - this is an excellent introductory seminar for all artists, and for attorneys whose clients include artists.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Jim Vana Jim Vana, a partner in the firm ofPerkins & CoieTrademark & Copyright practice, provides a full range of counseling, prosecution, portfolio management, enforcement and dispute resolution services to clients in several different fields. He has developed particular expertise in administrative trademark and domain name disputes, as well as copyright registration and registration of colors and other non-traditional trademarks. Vana is active in several industry associations, and has served on the editorial board of the Trademark Reporter and as chair of several committees for the ABA Intellectual Property Section. He is a regular speaker on trademark and copyright matters, and has published several articles.
Perkins Coie Conference Room (View)
1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4800
Seattle, WA 98101
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