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New Media Rights in partnership with FAB LAB SD and Ansir Innovation center present an evening of one-on-one short legal advice sessions for 3D printer entrepreneurs and enthusiasts. New Media Rights will help answer questions such as:
Is my design copyrightable?
May I make a design using my favorite character?
How do I respond to a DMCA takedown notice of my design?
New Media Rights will hold the event on September 19, 2013 from 4-8PM. All legal advice session spots have been filled, but a waitlist is available here.
New Media Rights joins Film Consortium San Diego + So Say We All + Space 4 Art at FILM CON: not your average networking event for San Diego, LA and visiting filmmakers, animators, artists, cast and crew.
New Media Rights, proudly announces their sponsorship of Startup Weekend San Diego, beginning June 21 at Nokia San Diego. The event is a weekend-long, hands-on experience where innovators and aspiring technology entrepreneurs can hear from industry experts whether their startup ideas are viable. New Media Rights' sponsorship of the event includes an offer of free legal services for the winning team.
Startup Weekend San Diego is just one of the ways New Media Rights supports the next generation of innovators creating jobs for the San Diego region, and developing technologies to help improve the world. New Media Rights works directly with technology startups, creators, and internet users every day in San Diego and throughout the U.S., offering free and reduced fee legal services on internet, media, and technology law matters.
New Media Rights Executive Director Art Neill will be speaking on a panel at the Alliance for Community Media Annual Conference on May 30, 2013 in San Francisco, CA.
The topic of the panel will be "Free Speech vs. Copyright: An Intersection or a Collision."
The panel will be an opportunity to give positive support to artists, showing them the ways the law can actually empower their creativity, how to avoid legal disputes in the first place, and how to move forward if you do face legal threats.
On Friday, May 3, 2013, at the Independent Film Consortium's Pitchfest and Mixer, Art Neill, Executive Director and Attorney with New Media Rights, will offer a workshop, entitled
"Law 101 for video creators: How can I use music and video from others in my video?"
The workshop will discuss basic aspects of reusing music, video, and other copyrighted content in your videos. Topics including licensing, public domain, and fair use will be discussed. This workshop is made available with the support of the San Diego Economic Development Department.
In our new book, we focus on issues you may encounter from the inception of your business to the moment (that hopefully doesn’t happen) you get a nasty lawyer letter for the first time.
You’ll learn how to form your business, protect your intellectual property, and avoid problems when launching your project. Taking a few simple steps upfront to protect your business or project can save time and money down the road. Don't Panic has also been used in undergraduate & graduate classes nationwide to teach business and legal concepts to non-lawyers. Professors can request a FREE evaluation copy