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Central District Forum
Published: 13 March 2017

Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas is hosting a legal workshop for artists from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. March 18 at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave S. This workshop will be imperative and timely for artists looking to gain knowledge about the legal issues related to artist's work including protecting and copyrighting one's property. 

Attorney Katrina Brede will give a presentation on legal issues facing artists today. Topics covered will broadly include: 

  • Entity formation, non-profit formation, and setting yourself up for fundraising.
  • Issues related to entertainment law such as copyright (both for themselves and in using other people's IP), trademark, and publicity rights. 
  • Issues related to contracting such as when to have an attorney look over your contract, rescission, and negotiation strategies.

The presentation will be followed by a Q & A session.

Katrina Brede earned her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Kansas where she majored in film studies and U.S. history. She received her J.D. from Seattle University School of Law. She launched P.O.V. Legal Services to serve moderate means artists and other clients who need assistance with intellectual property and entertainment law issues. A former media producer, Katrina as a unique understanding of the legal needs of artists, non-profits, and small businesses.


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