Drop by a see me at one of the events below!
Hey gang! How many of you are going to Emerald City ComicCon? Here’s your chance to learn a little comic book law with me in person.
If you’re a lawyer and want to earn CLE credits, I’m teaching a CLE seminar just for you:
4/7/2016 "THE COMIC BOOK CREATOR AS CLIENT: An Overview of Representing the Comic Book Creator and Comic Book Properties."
More here: http://tinyurl.com/jufcngq
If you are a comic book creator and want to learn how to protect your copyrights, land a publisher, and negotiate publishing agreement, I’m teaching a workshop that’s right up your alley:
4/9/2016 "Critical Contracts for the Comic Book Creator."
More here: http://tinyurl.com/j7hb5oq
And if you haven’t picked up a copy of The Pocket Lawyer for Comic Book Creators, you can do so at my book signing at Emerald City ComicCon: Book signing April 09 2016 University Book Store Booth: 5100; 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Hope to see you there!
LEARN TO NAVIGATE THE LUMINIFEROUS AETHER THAT IS THE LAW: A Crash Course in Copyrights, Trademarks, Rights of Publicity, and other Pernicious Legal Issues for Artists.
Perhaps you’ve written a SteamPunk novel or comic book and are now ready to meet with publishers, or maybe you’ve taken photographs of conventioneers in cosplay and want to make merchandise from your pictures. How do you protect your creative work? What are the limits of such legal protection? What kind of permissions do you need? What kind of rights should you keep? In this presentation, we will explore legal topics critical to creators such as the protection of ideas; copyrights and “copy wrongs”; work for hire agreements and model releases; and a multitude of unseen legal traps waiting to ensnare the unsuspecting artist.
More info here: http://steampunkworldsfair.com/attraction/legal-steampunk/
For the sixth year in a row, I taught workshops at New York Comic Con. This year was especially exciting, as this year— I rolled out three NEW workshops to celebrate the publication of my newest
book: The Pocket Lawyer for Comic Book Creators (Focal Press, 2014).
“Landing a Publisher and Negotiating
Time: 11:15AM - 12:00PM
“Copyrights, Contracts, and Comic Book Creators”
Time: 4:15PM - 5:00PM