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Designer and illustrator Crisy Meschieri has a great project to boast about: the redesign of the Huntsville, AL transit system branding.
Resources for Educators
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
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
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
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,
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.
Presented By: Lisa Shaftel, Nancy Wolff, Thomas Kennedy, and Michael Klipper.
This webinar presents why we support a copyright small claims tribun
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
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.
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.