Arts Legal Workshops are 60-90 minute presentations for both artists and lawyers. Artists get an in-depth look at specific legal issues they encounter. Lawyers receive continuing legal education that focused on issues facing artist clients. Schedule subject to change.
2016 Workshop Calendar included:
Quit Usin’ My Stuff: Fair Use or Infringement? -June 29
Laying a Solid Foundation: Business Law for Artists -August 4
Estate Planning Primer -September 14
This is a Public Broadcast: Art & Artists in the Public Domain – September 28
IP Fundamentals for Artists – October 26
Art Law Institute (ALI) – December 5
Sampling of 2015 Workshops
Federal Income Tax for Artists – February 5, 2015
Neil Sussman returns to lead this popular workshop about changes in federal tax laws impacting artists
6:30 PM @ Photographic Center Northwest
Sole Proprietor to LLC Conversion – March 9, 2015
Operating thinking about converting your sole proprietorship to a limited liability company? Madhu Singh offers insight into how to about this process, and what you need to consider.
6:00 PM @ Mt Baker Artists Lofts
Art Valuation – April 7, 2015
Dave Buck and Michelle Dunn Marsh will give helpful insight and resources for art valuation in the current market. Lawyers and artists welcomed!
6:00 PM @ TK Artists Lofts
Self Publishing – April 22, 2015
Self-published authors, get ready to enter the market with this workshop!
6:30 PM @ Office Nomads
Seeing all the Angles – May 27th, 2015
Learn about the different legal sides of visual art transactions and today’s trends in the art market.
12:00 PM @ Regus South Lake Union
Trademark & Fair Use Webinar – June 24, 2015
Come join us at WLA’s inaugural webinar! Learn how trademark law applies in the arts.
Business Law Fundamentals for Artists – August 25, 2015
We’ll give you a framework for understanding how to recognize and resolve the legal issues involved with setting up and operating a business.
6:00 PM @ Gay City Arts
Intellectual Property Fundamentals for Artists – September 15, 2015
We provide you a basic understanding of how to protect creative work.
Co-Presented with Shoreline Lake Forest Park Arts Council