Events

New Media Rights Sponsors Startup Weekend!

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.

NMR to speak on free speech & copyright law at the Alliance for Community Media Conference May 30 in San Francisco

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.

NMR to give legal basics workshop at May 3 Film Consortium San Diego event

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.
 
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New Media Rights Executive Director to speak on AALS Transactional Clinical Conference closing panel

New Media Rights' Executive Director Art Neill will be part of the closing panel at this weekend's American Association of Law Schools Transactional Clinical Conference in Austin.

The 12th Transactional Clinical Conference, “Serving the Economy,” will take place on Friday, April 5th, and Saturday, April 6th in Austin, Texas. This annual conference is a gathering of transactional clinicians working in a range of sectors, including community development, non-profit, small business, entrepreneurs, technology, intellectual property, and affordable housing.

The theme of this year’s conference is "Serving the Economy," with a focus on topics such as crowdfunding, transactional practice in the shared economy, measuring and improving our impact, who should we serve, engaging students in a discussion of capitalism and its alternatives, providing clients with non-traditional, transactional practice skills, and other topics related to the role of transactional clinics, of all types, in serving and strengthening the economy. 

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