IP FUNDAMENTALS FOR ARTISTS – WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2016

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We’re pleased to present the Intellectual Property Fundamentals workshop with attorneys Aaron Hendelman and Mark S. Warnick. Whether you’re an artist or an attorney serving clients in creative professions, you’ll leave this 90-minute workshop with a better understanding of IP law and how to protect creative works.  Key points will include: Basics of trademark, copyright […]

YOU’RE INVITED: WLA Celebrates 40th Anniversary!

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  [button link=”http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2596650″ size=”medium” variation=”red”]RSVP HERE- WLA MEMBERS ARE FREE![/button] This year, we are proud to celebrate 40 years of fulfilling our mission! As the only non-profit organization in Washington dedicated to bridging the gap between the Washington arts and legal communities, the WLA provides tools and resources so artists and art organizations are better […]

This is a Public Broadcast: Art & Artists in the Public Domain – September 28, 2016

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  What can an artist expect when presented with a public art contract? How might a contract with a foreign governmental entity, or for a temporary installation, differ from a domestic sale or permanent installation?  What provisions should the artist review carefully when negotiating the responsibilities of each party?   You’ll leave this workshop with in […]

QUIT USIN’ MY STUFF: Fair Use or Infringement? – June 29, 2016

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What is classic fair use? If you have ever wondered how the world of copyright law intersects with the arts, come join us at WLA’s June workshop! We will be discussing copyright fair use and its impact on artists and the arts community. You need to know this! ABOUT OUR PRESENTER Zahr Said is an Associate Professor of Law at University of Washington. […]

FAIR USE:  THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FREE EXPRESSION AND COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT-May 15, 2016

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Please join WLA and the Dramatists Guild for: FAIR USE:  THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FREE EXPRESSION AND COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT Sunday, May 15, 2016 4:30 – 6:30 PM The Fifth Avenue Theatre, Seattle (Studio E) In the American legal system there is an inherent tension between Free Expression and Copyright, and that tension is resolved by the concept of […]

WA State Tax Fundamentals – January 27th, 2016

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With the new year coming, taxes are always just around the corner! Be ready and reduce your anxiety by attending our State Tax workshop! In this workshop, we’ll review Washington State business taxes including Business & Occupations (B&O), Sales, Use, Personal Property, and a few others that artists should be aware of. We’ll highlight filing methods and record-keeping […]