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Guild Webinar Archive: Copyright & Legal Issues

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Learn about the basics of copyright – what your rights are, and how you can protect your work by leveraging your copyrights. We’ll also cover the implications of generative AI in copyright: how yo

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Defend Your Unique Artistry from AI Copycats and Let Your Imagination Shine Are you afraid your artistic style is being imitated by AI-art models like MidJourney or DALL-E? Tired of seeing it ha

Michele Berdinis

This webinar will do a deep dive into the two key copyright issues raised by using generative AI: - If you use generative AI, are you infringing on anyone’s copyright? - If you use generative

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Artists commonly say enforcing their rights isn’t worth the time. But 65% of artists also report their work has been used without permission! We understand that copyright can be confusing and intim

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

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Join Jonathan Sirota and Julie Sigwart as they walk us through the Dapper Labs 2.0 NFT License agreement. This webinar originally aired on September 23, 2021 and is approximately 1 hour and 30 minute

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Presenter: Carl Seibert This webinar originally aired on December 16, 2020. Approximately 1 hour long. How to utilize the Google licensable image badge to market your illustrations and designs

Presenters: Seth Kaplowitz and Deborah Adler This webinar originally aired on August 19, 2020 Approximately 1 hour plus Q&A. About this webinar How do I stop someone from stealing my i

Presenter: Michele Berdinis Originally aired on September 18, 2019. Graphic artists face legal risks that are specific to their business as well as risks that are shared by businesses of all ki

With Michele Berdinis Originally aired on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 In this webinar, Michele covers key concepts, some of which you may be familiar with, some not. What does the story of a brand me

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Presented By Linda Joy Kattwinkel, Esq. and Pieter Folkens. Originally aired May 2017. We are all influenced by each other’s work. But where is the line between being inspired and illegal copy

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Presented By: Mitchell Feller. Originally aired in March 2017. While people often discuss intellectual property, many are not sure about the different types of intellectual property that is avai

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Presented By: J'net Smith, All Art Licensing. Originally aired in February 2017. The proliferation of Print on Demand (POD) sites and opportunities can be either a blessing or a curse for graphi

Presented By: Mark Monlux & Daniel Abraham. Originally aired in December, 2016. Learn about Contracts, Copyrights and the basics of Fair Use for comics from Artist, Mark Monlux and Attorney,

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Presented By: J’net Smith, All Art Licensing. Originally aired in August 2016. This course is for every artist who wants to grow their revenue stream through licensing. J'net will help you und

Originally aired in July 2016. FREE Webinar! Presented By: Lisa Shaftel, Nancy Wolff, Thomas Kennedy, and Michael Klipper. This webinar presents why we support a copyright small claims tribun

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Presented By: Nina Edwards. Originally aired in November 2015. Learn the Basics of Art Licensing including; learning about the top ten markets, how to appeal to the manufacturers, retailers, and

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Presented By: Michael D. Steger Originally aired in September 2015. This online presentation will cover the basics of copyright law, including ownership, transfer, licensing and the requirements

Presented By: Linda Joy Kattwinkel. Originally aired in February 2013. Attorney Linda Joy Kattwinkel joined us to answer some of the most common yet complex questions that surface for creatives.

Greg Victoroff

Presented By Greg Victoroff, Esq. Originally aired in 2012. Whether full-time employees or independent designers, graphic artists encounter a wide variety of written, oral and implied contracts.