FLASH WORKSHOP! Copyright & Fair Use Basics | Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

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One of our most requested workshops is back! Sart Rowe, a local YouTuber with over 13,000 fans and IP lawyer, will take you through the basics of copyright, takedowns, copyright strikes and your fair use rights.  Sart has successfully contested several take down requests on his own channel and on channels of friends and clients. We will cover copyright, YouTube basics and a practical approach to content creation that balances user rights with risk and licensing options. You’ll leave with valuable takeaways like:

  • Basics of Copyright
  • How to deal with a takedowns, DMCA and other
  • What to do if your content is copied without permision
  • Fair use basics
  • Where to find paid & free (CC) Images or music

About the Presenter: 

Sart Rowe is a professor and techie working at Northwest Justice Project, managing the National Technology Assistance Project and teaching at the University of Washington and Seattle University. He is also a former Chairman of the Board for Washington Lawyers for the Arts and a current board member of the Northwest Consumer Law Center.  Sart teaches as an adjunct in the areas of Privacy law, Ethics, Copyright and Information Policy.

Sart has worked for Creative Commons, Public Knowledge, the Washington State Access to Justice Board, Microsoft, Wizards of the Coast, and Disability Rights Washington. He is also a social media expert with a modest YouTube following.

Sart also teaches chess, plays board games, performs Chado, studies Egyptian mythology, & dances all night, instead of sleeping.

Social media Links:
Instagram: https://instagram.com/sarterus/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Sarterus
Facebook: https://facebook.com/Sarterus
YouTube: http://youtube.com/sarterus & MythicMTGTech.com

Wednesday, September 27th, 7:00-8:30pm
@ The Vera Project (on the corner of Republican & Warren, across from Taylor Shellfish)
Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St, Seattle, WA 98109
RSVP to julia@thewla.org 
All donations benefit WLA and our programming.