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EASL Pro Bono Clinic - Sunday, February 22nd

On Sunday, February 22nd, the EASL and IP Sections will be co-sponsoring a Pro Bono Clinic at Dance/NYC's 2015 Symposium (https://www.dancenyc.nyc/dancenyc-events/2015/02/DanceNYC-Symposium-2015/) . The Clinic will take place between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at Gibney Dance Center (280 Broadway, entrance at 53A Chambers St, NY, NY).

If you are a licensed attorney and would like to volunteer for one or more of the 30 minute time slots, please email Elissa Hecker at eheckeresq@eheckeresq.com and specify your contact information (name, firm/company, phone number and email address), which time slot(s), area(s) of expertise, and whether you are an EASL and/or IP Section member. We are looking for volunteers with experience in the following general areas:

· 501(c)(3) vs. LLC/Corp structure issues, choice of entity for incorporation- for- vs. not- for-profit (please specify if
you have not-for-profit incorporation experience)
· Basics of corporate setup (i.e. filing in the state, agent for service of process, EIN no., insurance, etc.)
· Agreements in general, including collaboration and ownership, performer, film crew, independent contractor language, etc.
· Copyright questions for choreographic works, protection of choreography
· Licensing - music, choreographic works, and other intellectual property clearances, live performance vs. recorded rights
· Business related, general contract questions
· Development of a website, use of social media
· Fair Use issues
· General entertainment
· Intellectual Property (copyright and trademarks)

If you do not have pro bono liability insurance, you may be covered under EASL and IP's policy for this Clinic. Please notify Elissa Hecker at eheckeresq@eheckeresq.com if you need such coverage.

Thank you,

Elissa D. Hecker and Kathy Kim
EASL Pro Bono Steering Committee

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