Legal & Business Issues for Photographers
This class is for professional photographers and people working in the field.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 • 4 - 5pm
20 Jay St , #312
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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This class is taught by VLA's Executive Director,
Elena M. Paul, Esq.
This class provides an overview of the major legal topics that affect artistic endeavors and that every 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.
The course is taught by Elena M. Paul, Esq., VLA's Executive Director, an experienced attorney and nonprofit CEO who has been representing artists and and teaching arts and entertainment for almost 20 years. At the lecture, the speaker will also answer your questions.
Presented by Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts with support from Docracy!
$15 VLA Members
$25 Non VLA-Members / Docracy Users
(Docracy Users, please use discount code)
Registration is handled by VLA.
All registration fees are non-refundable. Please note you are not registered until full payment is received.
For more information, please call Luis Nieto Dickens at 212.319.2787 x12, or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org