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September 2019

Non-Profit Incorporation and Tax Exemption Workshop (Continuing Legal Education)

September 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
VLA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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This workshop provides valuable information about forming an arts-related non-profit organization! In addition to learning about what a non-profit is, learn how and why to form one, as well as the legal, ethical, and financial obligations associated with this type of organization. This program is for artists, attorneys, arts professionals and whoever would like to start or learn more about running a non-profit organization. This workshop is also helpful for those trying to figure out whether this type of organization is

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Is It Fair? A Guide to Fair Use for Artists (Continuing Legal Education)

September 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
VLA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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Many visual artists have misconceptions about the impact of copyright law on their artwork. Is it Fair? is designed to enable non-lawyers, as well as lawyers who have limited experience in the subject, to understand how copyright law – with a particular focus on fair use – affects visual art. In this workshop you will learn: - What the Prince v. Cariou fair use decision means for your artwork - How to navigate the changing law to ensure your time

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October 2019

Word on the Street: Legal Issues in Graffiti Art (Continuing Legal Education)

October 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
VLA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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From Basquiat to Banksy, from the streets to the gallery, from vandalism to fashion, graffiti and street art are thriving and bringing with them new legal issues. Like many new areas of art, the law is still catching up, leaving us with questions such as: Can graffiti be copyrighted? Can it be removed without the artist’s knowledge or consent? Is street art legal and if not, who owns it? Join us on October 15th and hear from Louise Carron, Executive Director of

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Panel Discussion: Legal Issues for Jewelry Designers

October 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
VLA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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Calling all jewelry designers! Would you know what to do if you see that your designs were copied by others? What about if another designer accuses you of using their work? Join VLA and the Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) for a panel discussion on how to use intellectual property law to protect your designs! Learn about the differences between copyright, trademark and patent law protection, the benefits of copyright or trademark registration, what designs can be registered, and what to

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Non-Profit Incorporation and Tax Exemption Workshop (Continuing Legal Education)

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
VLA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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This workshop provides valuable information about forming an arts-related non-profit organization! In addition to learning about what a non-profit is, learn how and why to form one, as well as the legal, ethical, and financial obligations associated with this type of organization. This program is for artists, attorneys, arts professionals and whoever would like to start or learn more about running a non-profit organization. This workshop is also helpful for those trying to figure out whether this type of organization is

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November 2019

Non-Profit Incorporation and Tax Exemption Workshop (Continuing Legal Education)

November 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
VLA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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This workshop provides valuable information about forming an arts-related non-profit organization! In addition to learning about what a non-profit is, learn how and why to form one, as well as the legal, ethical, and financial obligations associated with this type of organization. This program is for artists, attorneys, arts professionals and whoever would like to start or learn more about running a non-profit organization. This workshop is also helpful for those trying to figure out whether this type of organization is

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December 2019

Non-Profit Incorporation and Tax Exemption Workshop (Continuing Legal Education)

December 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
VLA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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This workshop provides valuable information about forming an arts-related non-profit organization! In addition to learning about what a non-profit is, learn how and why to form one, as well as the legal, ethical, and financial obligations associated with this type of organization. This program is for artists, attorneys, arts professionals and whoever would like to start or learn more about running a non-profit organization. This workshop is also helpful for those trying to figure out whether this type of organization is

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