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Intellectual Property 101 Artists

Intellectual Property 101 Artists

Are you an artist?  Are your works protected?  Join us for an engaging discussion about how artists can effectively protect their intellectual property.  All facets of the arts community will benefit from this program, including: acting, animation, architectural design, bookmaking, choreography, composition, computer design, costume design, craft and folk arts, dance, directing, fashion, film, graphic design, installation art, literary arts, modeling, multimedia, music, photography, playwriting, poetry, printmaking, screenwriting, songwriting, theater, three-dimensional design, video arts, video game design, visual arts, and web design.

Speakers include:

  • Kate Meddaugh, manager of the Chester F. Carlson Patent and Trademark Resource Center
  • Amy Lehman, Esq., Director of Legal Services, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
  • Virginia Smith, Rochester Branch Manager, U.S. Small Business Association

The Chester F. Carlson Patent and Trademark Center is a designated Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC), a part of a nationwide network of public, state, and academic libraries designated by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Organization to support the public with trademark and patent assistance.

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA) is the leading legal aid and education organization dedicated to New York artists and its arts and cultural organizations. VLA strives to protect the artistic community’s livelihoods, businesses, and creative works through access to dedicated legal representation and focused education programs.

To register please call 585-428-8110 or go to www.roccitylibrary.org and search events. This program is co-sponsored by the Chester F. Carlson Patent and Trademark Resource Center and the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Monday, November 19, 2018
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Central - Kate Gleason Auditorium
Central Library
  Department - Science, History & Technology     Subject - Science & Innovation  
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