This session will provide an overview of intellectual property rights for artists across different mediums (from visual art to music to literature) with a focus on copyright. Participants will learn about some of the key legal issues to consider when creating, publishing, or sharing their works of art and things to keep in mind when entering into contracts. 

Nico
Elliott

Facilitator:

Nico Elliott (she/her) is an associate in the Entertainment Law practice group at the law firm Cassels in Toronto. Nico routinely works with artists and performers using a variety of forms of contractual agreements to protect ownership of artists’ works and facilitate collaboration and opportunities. Before becoming a lawyer Nico worked in the music industry at a prominent independent record label, and music publisher, and in film post-production.

ASL and live captioning will be available

If you have any other accessibility requests or questions, please contact Raine Laurent-Eugene at Raine_LaurentEugene@workmanarts.com.

Active Listeners that are available to reach out to:

May 7, 2022
12-4pm: Julie – 647-373-9277 – wajulie1@gmail.com

May 8, 2022
12-7pm: Christine Waloszczyk – 647-484-2628 – cwaloszczyk@antioch.edu

  • SATURDAY, MAY 7, 1:30PM-3:00PM EDT
FREE

This session will include a live question and answer period. Please forward any advance questions you have for the Q&A by May 1st to Paulina Wiszowata at paulina_wiszowata@workmanarts.com

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