If you're like me and glaze over at the site of law-ish words in small Times New Roman type, this is the seminar for us to help us protect ourselves from the meanies and copycats out there. CD Forum is presenting a Legal Issues for Artists Seminar. Here's all the details:
Saturday, October 13, 2007
10:30am – 1:30pm
Seattle Public Library/Central Library
Paccar Room 6, Level 4
1000 Fourth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104
Space is limited (The first class was full.), so RSVP today at [email protected] or call 206-323-4032.
Topics to Be Addressed:
Overview of Legal System; Business Issues for Artists; Contract Basics; Copyright and Intellectual Property and First Amendment Issues
Cinnamon Stephens is a lawyer based in Seattle whose practice focuses on art and intellectual property law. Ms. Stephens, a native of Seattle, received her BA in Honors History from Williams College and her JD from the University of Michigan Law School. Over the past ten years, Ms. Stephens has represented a number of clients in the arts community including visual artists, filmmakers, authors, musicians, a dance group and galleries among others. Ms. Stephens has also been on the boards of 911 Media Arts and Washington Lawyers for the Arts, as well as conducting seminars on art law at Cornish, the University of Washington and for the WLA Brown Bag Series.