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Copyright and Contract Essentials for Artists

July 27, 2013 (1 session)
Saturday, 10a – 3p (incl. 1 hour lunch break)
Location: MakeSpace Arts (2797 E. Foothill Blvd.  Ste 100,  Pasadena, CA 91107)

Tuition: $140
Level: All levels welcome

Status: CLOSED

Back by popular demand, this 4-hour workshop will cover the essentials of what all artists should know about copyright and contracts, including:

– the legal benefits and protections you get from copyrighting your work
– how to apply for copyright, step by step
– enforcing your copyright against infringement
– the forms and licenses you’ll need for your freelance business
– how to interpret and respond to dense corporate contracts
– how to create a contract to protect yourself and your work
– what to do when someone breaks a contract with you

About Michelle Katz
Michelle Katz has worked as a lawyer for over 26 years, including time as in-house counsel for the Writers Guild, major motion picture studios and internet companies. She currently works with a network of local and international lawyers to help artists, designers, inventors, and a variety of new companies develop, launch and grow their businesses. Michelle is on the faculty at Art Center College of Design and California College of the Arts, teaching business law.

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