Copyright and Trademark
Basics for Artists and Entertainers in the Digital Age
Speaker: Paul Menes, Esq.
This workshop will cover basic copyright and trademark issues
in the digital age, including—social networking sites;
blogs; and digital distribution contexts, both for an artist's
own content and those of others they use in these contexts.
The workshop will also cover infringement and fair use issues
online and dispel the popular myth that "if it's on the internet,
it's free to use".
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Ken Edwards Center, 1527 Fourth Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Practical Advice for Visual Artist
Santa Monica City College
Provided by Mc Lean Fine Art
by Ashley McLean Emenegger, Founder of McLean Fine Art, Director
of Bandini Art, Culver City and former Executive Director
of LAAA/Gallery 825. The workshops were designed to empower
artist and offers insider tips and no-nonsense instruction
on how to make the most of your art career.
Artifex" (Artist Beware)
Eight Issues in artist/gallery and consignment agreements
Sponsored by Lawyers for the Arts
Instructed by Matthew Swanlund who is an art and entertainment
attorney at Van Etten Suzumoto & Becket, LLP in Los Angeles.
Mr. Swanlund is also an Art Commissioner on the City of Santa
Monica Arts Commission and has been a guest lecturer at the
UCLA School of Art and Architecture. Mr. Swanlund counsels
artists and entertainment talent on entertainment and copyright
matters, and negotiates and drafts associated "above
the line" entertainment and copyright agreements.