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(Webinar) Musical Compositions and Sound Recordings – Copyright Basics

Amidst the tedious writing, relentless performing, and unyielding self-promotion, musical performers tend to overlook an element of the entertainment industry that can later prove to be detrimental: copyright protection. To help ensure you are better informed and equipped to address copyright matters, please join Michelle Wahl for a presentation on “Musical Compositions and Sound Recordings – Copyright Basics.” Topics to be discussed include:

  • Copyright-General
  • Works
  • Copyright Claimants
  • Publication
  • Why Register
  • Exclusive Rights
  • Fair Use and Compulsory Licenses
  • Copyright Duration
  • Protection
  • Deposit Requirements

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Michelle is a partner at Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP and is licensed in Illinois and Indiana state and federal courts. With a Masters of Law in Intellectual Property, Michelle is the Vice-Chair of the firm’s Entertainment and Media Practice Group and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation and Transactional Services Practice Group. Her copyright and trademark practice focuses on intellectual property prosecution and related transactions, including performing trademark availability searches and providing advisory opinions, as well as preparing and filing trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and copyright registrations with the United States Copyright Office. Michelle also assists with the oversight of the firm’s extensive trademark docket and conducts required monitoring and maintenance of clients’ trademark portfolios, as well as provides clients with corporate counseling and innovative corporate solutions to address their respective needs.

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Event Details
07. 13. 2020
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Center for Creative Entrepreneurship
2112 Chicago
4245 N Knox Avenue