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Protecting Your Persona: New York Right of Publicity

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location: Zoom Webinar

The right of publicity is every individual’s inherent right to control the commercial use of their persona. Right of publicity laws vary in each state, with New York having some of the strongest protections. This class will give an overview of the right of publicity laws in New York, discuss recent legal and industry developments, and what considerations should be made when making creative works that include someone’s name, image, and likeness.

Instructors: VLA Legal Externs (Olivia & Madeleine)

Membership Discount Code: For members, please contact registrations@vlany.org to receive your discount code, which will allow you to view and purchase the ticket.

$5 Students and Artists Over Sixty
$10 VLA Members (Artists and Attorneys)
$15 General Admission

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

Webinar Access and Recording: Participants will receive an email in advance with instructions to access. Please note that this is a live webinar. We are unable to distribute a recording of this presentation if you cannot attend. To view VLA’s library of on-demand videos, click here.


April 18
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
(212) 319 - 2787
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