Why do we need a referral program? We’re proud of our Arts Legal Clinic. It is a great resource, and is usually all the help an artist needs. But sometimes, a clinic appointment ends with the client deciding they can’t handle the issue pro se. Other times, clients contact us because they already know they […]
Photographer and instructor Dan Driscoll was ready to work on his new project. He just needed to convince his students, his college, a non-profit agency, a women’s shelter and their clients that is was a good idea. So he came to Washington Lawyers for the Arts’ Arts Legal Clinic.
It’s a timeless story—from The Beach Boys to En Vogue and The Platters to Sister Sledge, bands and their members break up and become embroiled in litigation. While an internal band agreement isn’t a cure-all, sitting down with your bandmates and agreeing on how the band will resolve certain issues before those issues arise may […]
Hiring an attorney to help you register your work with the U.S. Copyright Office can cost in the ballpark of $250 to $350 for the whole process. If you register a copyright yourself, you can save a significant amount of money. For more intricate copyright issues, a lawyer will charge an hourly fee that depends […]