Theater stage

VLA offers a variety of programs and workshops, which are listed below. We also offer a selection of on-demand, online recordings of previously held education programs for those unable to attend or want a refresher. Click here to access and view these presentations.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Fundamentals of Theater and Intellectual Property Law (CLE)

September 21, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Theater stage

Location: Zoom Webinar

This class will introduce the fundamentals of intellectual property law through famous lawsuits and recent incidents from Broadway and the theater world. Topics to be discussed will include copyright and trademark infringement, fair use, parody, work for hire, originality, licensing, and the right of publicity.

This program provides 1.5 Professional Practice Continuing Legal Education Credit for attorneys (Approved for Non-Transitional and Transitional Attorneys).

Membership Discount Code: Are you a VLA Member trying to register for this class? E-mail to get your membership discount code:


For members, please email to receive your special discount code, which will allow you to access and purchase your discounted ticket.

$25 Full-Time Student (must present proof of full-time status with registration)
$25 Artists Over Sixty
$35 Arts Professional VLA Member
$55 Arts Professional Non-Member
$150 Legal Professional VLA Member
$200 Legal Professional Non-Member
$120 Young Associate Members (YAM’s)

Please note that if you wish to receive CLE credit, you must purchase an attorney ticket (Legal Professional Non-Member or Legal Professional Member).

Please note you are not registered until full payment is received.

Zoom Access: Participants will receive an email in advance with instructions to access the webinar. Please note that this is a live webinar. We are unable to distribute a recording of this presentation.


Matthew Windman, Esq., Associate, McCarter & English

Matthew Windman is an associate focused on corporate, securities, and business transactions law.

Prior to joining McCarter & English, Matthew worked at a law firm in New York City where he represented municipal corporations and private entities in all aspects of pre-trial litigation and managed complex cases involving class action claims, mass torts, insurance coverage, product liability, environmental law, and defamation. For more on Matthew, click here.


September 21, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Event Category:


NY United States


Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
(212) 319 - 2787
View Organizer Website


Event Cate
CLE Class