Ask the Lawyer: Legal & Business Issues for Photographers and Visual Artists
This workshop is free and open to the public!
This workshop is for professional photographers, visual artists, and people working in the field.
Sunday, July 29th, 2012 • 2pm
Hudson Opera House
Hudson, New York
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This workshop provides an overview of the major legal topics that affect artistic endeavors and that every visual artist and photographer should understand. The focus of the course is on underlying legal concepts and practical applications. We will answer three basic questions: How do you protect your work? How do you exploit your work? How do you avoid legal issues and trouble?
Topics covered include intellectual property (copyright primarily) and fair use, various photography and visual art specific contracts (including commission agreements) and the rights of privacy (including street photography) and publicity, as well as entity choice and business formation including nonprofit and for profit options.
Fees: Free and open to the public!
Register below or RSVP to Luis Nieto Dickens at firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration is handled by VLA.
For more information, please call Luis Nieto Dickens at 212.319.2787 x12, or e-mail him at email@example.com