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Graphic Artists Guild

2248 Broadway #1341
New York, NY 10024

Tel: (212) 791-3400

Own It, Protect It, Get Paid for It

Presented by Bob Clarida.

Originally aired in 2008.


Protect your interests and negotiate wisely with tips that payoff when it matters most.

This teleclass will focus on copyright issues most relevant to working artists, including work-for-hire, joint authorship, copyright notice and registration, electronic rights, fair use, and stopping infringements. Fifteen minutes of the program will be devoted to answering your specific questions. By attending this teleclass, you will gain the most useful information about copyright that you’ve ever heard in 90 minutes.

Program Highlights:

  • 3 Types of Ownership
  • The 3 C’s of Authorship
  • Work-for-Hire Tips

  • Copyright Registration
  • Electronic Rights
  • Remedies for Infringement

  • Is it Infringement?
  • Fair Use or Not

Non-Member Price: $9.95


Members – Access the teleclass for FREE – as a benefit of membership. Log in to Member Central to receive a link to the audio file and the teleclass transcript.

Non-Members – You can access our entire webinar and teleclass archive for free by joining the Guild. Won’t you consider joining today?

Graphic Artists Guild Teleclass Usage Agreement

The Graphic Artists Guild welcomes educators to license use of Teleclasses to students in educational settings. Contact the Graphic Artists Guild at in advance to license use of Teleclasses for teaching.

Guild Teleclasses are copyrighted; the content included in Teleclasses is owned by the Graphic Artists Guild and/or the presenter. Users are granted permission to listen to the Teleclasses and download the Teleclass Transcripts only through direct approval by the Graphic Artists Guild.

Guild members may have access to Guild Teleclasses as a Membership benefit. Guild members, including educators, may not facilitate access, listening, or dissemination of Guild Teleclasses , or supplemental content, by non-members including students in an educational setting. Doing so is a breach of contract with the Graphic Artists Guild and a violation of the usage license with the Guild and the Teleclasses presenter, and is actionable under the law.