Copyright Law – The Basics
(September 26, 2012) – In this interactive seminar, attorney Julia Harmatz McAneny will present information about the federal intellectual property rights known as Copyright and Trademark. Bring your questions, dispel myths, and find out how traditional laws have impacted new technology.
Brief overview of copyright presented by attorneys Julia Harmatz McAneny for students and professionals who have film, photos, art, animations, design, recordings, or other content out in the public.
• Can you copyright an idea?
• What should you do if someone infringes your copyright?
• If it is so easy to download music for free, why should you pay for it?
• What kind of permissions do I need if I am a student or a professional?
• How long does a copyright last?
• What constitutes “Fair Use”? Find out all this and much more!
Julia Harmatz McAneny is an intellectual property attorney licensed in both the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Washington State and has worked as in house counsel for a software company, general counsel for a “dot com” and, as the attorney/manager for a legislative committee for the Washington State House of Representatives. Julia has represented artists, content developers, filmmakers, and bands. In addition, she is experienced in financing the acquisition and maintenance of affordable housing leveraging federal and local funds. She has lived in New Orleans, and Seattle, but Newton is her hometown.
When: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 6:30pm!
Where: 274 Moody Street, Waltham – Waltham Campus – Studio C
Cost: Free and open to all
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