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WestportWRITES: The Writer's Law School

September 19, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

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.

Please register to attend. 

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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September 19, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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Brooks Place, The Westport Library
20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
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