SOMArts and ArtSpan Present:
"Copyright and IP Basics for Artists"
Tuesday, March 26, 6-7:30pm
SOMArts Cultural Center
934 Brannan St, 94103
As online marketing becomes ever more popular, it is increasingly important to know how to protect your rights to your original creations. Veronique Kherian, founder of Kherian Law, brings professional experience working with artists and creatives to provide explanations and best practices to common copyright and intellectual property questions. Topics to be discussed include:
- What copyright law protects
- How to protect and enforce the copyright in creative works
- Fair use, the Internet, and other sticky situations in copyright law
About the Presenter:
Veronique Kherian is the founder of Kherian Law. Her practice focuses on trademark and copyright law, particularly in relation to the creative and food/beverage industries. During her legal career, she has worked at offices in both the United States and France: the Executive Office for Immigration Review, the Virginia trademark law firm of Erik M. Pelton & Associates, the Paris business firm Jobard, Chemla & Associates, and the employment law division of Ernst & Young in Paris, France. With these experiences, she built her knowledge of U.S. trademark law, U.S. copyright law, U.S. immigration law, and French and U.S. business law. Ms. Kherian is Special Counsel to the San Francisco law firm of Higa & Gipson, LLP, managing that firm’s trademark and copyright divisions.
About Make Your Art Your Business:
ArtSpan presents monthly 90-minute workshops designed to sharpen business and financial literacy for professional artists, prepare artists for exhibiting work inside and outside the studio, and encourage community between fellow artists and the public.
ArtSpan produces monthly workshops and discussions to aid artists with the professional side of their art practice. Through these community events ArtSpan creates a platform for artists to thrive, fostering a Bay Area that values the arts.
All events are held at SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan St, 94103, unless otherwise noted.
Workshops are free for all SF Open Studios Artists and Members, and SOMArts Artists. General Public $10 suggested donation. No One Turned Away for Lack of Funds.
ArtSpan participates in SOMArts’ Affordable Space Program, which provides below-market rental space, production and publicity assistance to arts and cultural organizations. For more information visit http://www.somarts.org/rentals/.