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 and domain law
  • Important issues involving rights of publicity
  • Fair use of third-party IP Federal trademark and copyright registrations
  • Joint copyright ownership and works-for-hire

Please bring your questions!  This is an excellent introductory seminar for all artists and for attorneys representing artists!

About our Speakers:

Aaron Hendelman is a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he heads the trademarks, copyrights, and advertising practice in the firm’s Seattle office. He focuses on the areas of trademark, advertising, unfair competition, copyright, Internet, retail, and consumer law. Aaron regularly represents public and private companies in complex transactions involving intellectual property rights and advertising matters. He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from at Stanford University, a master of philosophy degree from Cambridge University, and a law degree from the University of Texas School of Law.

Mark S. Warnick is a senior corporate counsel at Amazon.com, Inc., where he has worked as a trademark lawyer since 2011. He previously worked as a trademark lawyer at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, which he joined in 2002 after graduating from the University of Chicago Law School. Prior to law school, Mark worked as a news reporter for several daily newspapers, including the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Chicago Tribune, and the Los Angeles Herald Examiner. He also has a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Washington and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.  Mark serves on the board of Washington Lawyers for the Arts.

DATE AND TIME

Wednesday, October 26,  12-1:30 pm
@ The Vera Project, on the corner of Republican & Warren
305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109

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