Upcoming Legal Workshop on Copyright to Take Place in Vancouver

The following is excerpted from an event invitation issued by the Artists’ Legal Outreach.

With the massive amount of media being easily shared digitally, how do we know what’s fair to use or what others can use of ours? Recent court cases with Canadian artists emphasize the importance of understanding copyright. Presenting and accessing creative works – art, photography, video, writing, music – is easier than ever and this has major implications on how we choose to showcase our creative output.

From understanding copyright and its applications for creators to fair dealing and fair use, lawyer and copyright expert Martha Rans will unravel the shifting and evolving legal issues that need to be a major part of your business as an artist. This workshop is recommended for all creators: visual artists, media artists, composers, writers, performing artists, and photographers.

The Copyright for Artists workshop was developed by the Artists’ Legal Outreach, which is a group of volunteer lawyers and law students committed to working with artists and arts organizations. ALO offers resources, workshops and clinics across BC.

Martha Rans has been working with artists in all disciplines for 25 years. She is a recognized Canadian copyright expert.

Details & Registration

Copyright for Artists
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. PST
The Post at 750
Suite 110 - 750 Hamilton St
Vancouver, BC V6B 2R5

Registration is $25. To register for this session, click here.

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