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Free Copyright Seminar for Creators

Monica Pa of EASL's Pro Bono Committee, in conjunction with the Brooklyn Arts Council, is hosting a free copyright seminar for artists, musicians, writers, creators, and art organization at the Brooklyn Public Library in Bushwick. The two-hour lecture will cover basic copyright law, including what qualifies as a copyright, how to register a work for copyright protection, what constitutes fair use, copyright licenses and cease and desist letters.

Wednesday, March 31, 5:30-7:30pm
Brooklyn Public Library, DeKalb Branch
790 Bushwick Ave. at DeKalb Ave., Brooklyn

For more information, click on: http://www.brooklynartscouncil.org/documents/1390.

Monica Pa represents U.S. and foreign broadcasters, magazines, newspapers, and artists in the areas of libel, privacy, copyright, trademark, and other aspects of First Amendment, publishing, media and entertainment law. Ms. Pa has written and lectured on a range of entertainment law topics, including speaking on panels at the School of Visual Arts, the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, and the CMJ Music and Film Festival. Ms. Pa is a member of the steering committee for the New York State Bar, Entertainment and Sports Law Section. She graduated magna cum laude from New York University Law School, where she received the Walter Derenberg Prize for Copyright Law.

Founded in 1966, BAC is the umbrella for Brooklyn’s range of cultural groups and individual artists working in the visual, performing, media and literary arts. BAC helps Brooklyn’s artist population–from the experimental to those preserving and evolving traditions of cultural heritage–create and present their work. BAC ensures that thousands of people throughout Brooklyn have access to a variety of free arts programming each year. The BAC Professional Development Seminars: Making Art Work series is generously sponsored by Brooklyn Community Foundation.

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