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WestportWRITES: The Writer's Law School

Mon, September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

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Learn the legal basics of copyrights, trademarks and key provisions of contracts to understand the small print of publishing from attorney Jodé Millman.

  • The differences between Copyright, Trademarks, Patents and Service Marks.
  • The Copyright Registration Process and the CASE law.
  • What is the Public Domain?
  • What is the Fair Use Doctrine?
  • Which Business Entity is best for my writing career?
  • What are the Right of Privacy, Libel and Slander?
  • The Anatomy of a Publishing Deal-Contract Basics.
  • Resources to help you protect your rights.

Jodé has been an attorney for more than 40 years with practical experience in Intellectual Property Law and is the award-winning author of THE MIDNIGHT CALL. She is a contributing editor of “The Kaminstein Legislative History Project: A Compendium andAnalytical Index of Materials Leading to the Copyright Act of l976," holds a MA in English Literature specializing in Law and Literature, the author of the best-selling Broadway Series“ SEATS: NEW YORK,” a producer/host of a popular podcast, and a book reviewer forBooktrib.com. Her new thriller, Hooker Avenue is out in April.

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Mon, September 19
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Brooks Place, The Westport Library
20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
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