Legal Rights and Issues
Presented by Linda Joy Kattwinkel
Copyright, trademark, and art law attorney Linda Joy Kattwinkel joined us to answer some of the most common yet complex questions that surface for creatives almost daily. Attendees submitted questions prior to the event and are included in the dialogue.
Currently planned topics of discussion for this live webinar include:
- Dealing with late payments from clients
- Publicity rights when working with the likeness of someone famous
- Copyright issues, infringement and fair use
- Agreements and contracts
- Difference between common sense and the law
- Fair use
- Dealing with unauthorized copying of your work online (The Digital Millennium Copyright Act)
About the Presenter
Linda Joy Kattwinkel is a visual artist as well as an attorney. She practices primarily copyright, trademark, and arts law. Ms. Kattwinkel received her arts training at Virginia Commonwealth University, where she graduated cum laude in 1975 with a B.F.A. in communication arts. Thereafter she worked for thirteen years as a graphic artist in editorial, corporate and advertising design and typography. She has designed many corporate and product logos, and has produced illustrations for educational books and other publications. Today she paints in plein air and at her studio in San Francisco, where she sometimes participates in Open Studios. Her artwork has been shown in more than twenty-five museum and gallery exhibitions.
Ms. Kattwinkel received her law degree cum laude from Hastings College of the Law in 1991. At Hastings, she co-founded, edited, and designed the logo for the Hastings Women's Law Journal. Ms. Kattwinkel published an article and artwork in the journal, On Motherhood and Working, 3 Hastings Women’s LJ1 (1992). During law school Ms. Kattwinkel externed with the Honorable Marilyn Hall Patel, United States District Judge for the Northern District of California. Ms. Kattwinkel was admitted to the California Bar in 1992. Before joining Owen, Wickersham & Erickson, Ms. Kattwinkel served as a long-term judicial clerk to the Honorable Claudia Wilken, United States District Judge for the Northern District of California. Ms. Kattwinkel received her alternate dispute resolution training from California Lawyers for the Arts and The Center for Mediation and Law. She has been mediating and arbitrating intellectual property and arts related disputes since 1987.
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