ENTERTAINMENT LAW 101: Contracts, Intellectual Property and Beyond
The Fridge
Washington, DC
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ENTERTAINMENT LAW 101: Contracts, Intellectual Property and Beyond
Join Washington Area Lawyers For The Arts (WALA) attorneys Brian Frankel, Sandra Aistars, and John Mason for a macro level discussion about contracts, copyright, fair use, work for hire, licensing, registration, releases, trademarks, and other legal topics of importance for filmmakers and creative professionals. Moderated by John Mason, Copyright Counselors, WALA Board President.

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. 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.

Brian A. Frankel is an attorney and producer who represents film & video producers, media distribution companies, screenwriters, Fortune 50 companies, technology startups, government contractors, online retailers, marketplaces, social media & marketing firms, a professional athletic team, consultants, freelancers, podcasters, live event producers and talent.  He serves as the Chairman of the Education Committee for WALA, the Executive Director of D.C. Filmmakers & D.C Media Makers, and the Festival Director for the Wheaton Film Festival.  Brian is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Florida, and before the D.C. Federal Court.


The Fridge (View)
516 8th Street SE, Rear Alley
Washington, DC 20003
United States


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Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!