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Copyright Myths: Getting It Wrong About Protecting Your Rights

Join attorney Daniel Abraham as he busts some common copyright myths. He’ll also share with us some great anecdotes about how artists have gotten themselves into a copyright pickle, and how you can avoid making the same mistakes. You’ll walk away with a better understanding of how you can protect your rights and your artwork.


Presenter: Daniel Abraham, Attorney at Law

This webinar originally aired on April 27, 2022 and is approximately 1 hour long.

  • Can you mail something to yourself to copyright it?
  • Do you own the copyright to your ideas?
  • Is it okay to use just a little piece of someone’s photo in your illustration?

Not sure what the answers are?

Join attorney Daniel Abraham as he busts some common copyright myths. He’ll also share with us some great anecdotes about how artists have gotten themselves into a copyright pickle, and how you can avoid making the same mistakes. You’ll walk away with a better understanding of how you can protect your rights and your artwork.

Viewers receive a copy of our brand-new Copyright Myths booklet.


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More About This Webinar or Presenter

About Daniel Abraham, Attorney at Law

A former professional illustrator, Daniel Abraham has served the creative community as a copyright attorney for over 30 years. As the Graphic Artists Guild’s Vice President for National Affairs, he successfully advocated to change US and California tax laws to benefit artists, and has submitted testimony to Congress, the Copyright Office, and two state legislatures. Abraham has taught copyrights and contracts at Parsons School of Design, and FIT. He has lectured on legal issues for creative professionals at schools and conferences nationwide. Daniel had some 40+ pieces of art (pen and ink drawings) in the 2018 MOMA “Club 57” show.

He and illustrator Mark Monlux appear in the “Law & Artist” blog series, discussing legal issues in the arts.

Visit Daniels website: Legal Easel®

 

 

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