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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.

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September 2021

Ethics for Patent Practitioners: From Application to Appeal (CLE)

September 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
NY United States + Google Map
Patent Wheel

Location: Zoom Webinar Learn about the ethics issues associated with patent practice! Attorneys will receive 1.5 Ethics CLE Credits. This class will discuss major ethics issues associated with patent practice, beginning with the ethical responsibilities attendant to filing and prosecuting patent applications. The course will include an in depth discussion of the disciplinary process at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and its intersection with state disciplinary practice. Litigation ethics will be explored from the initiation of a lawsuit through

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Contract and Compensation Basics for Songwriters and Composers

September 30 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
NY United States + Google Map
Songwriters and Composers

Location: Zoom Webinar Know your options. Learn about contract and compensation basics for songwriters and composers! Earning a living as a songwriter requires more than coming up with a good tune. It requires knowing how the legal side of the music business works. In particular, deciding whether to create music as an independent contractor or under a work for hire relationship, and whether to license music for individual uses or to sell the rights to the copyright itself, can have major

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October 2021

Forming a Non-Profit Workshop (CLE)

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
NY United States + Google Map
Office Table

Location: Online 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

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November 2021

Forming a Non-Profit Workshop (CLE)

November 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
NY United States + Google Map
Modern white brick meeting room interior with equipment and sunlight. 3D Rendering

Location: Zoom Webinar 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

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