Submitted by New Media Rights last modified Mon, 08/19/2013 - 6:19pm
New Media Rights is proud to announce that for the second year in a row, the City of San Diego Office of Small Business has awarded New Media Rights a Citywide Small Business Enhancement Program grant. The grant will support our free and low cost legal services for local tech and media startups.
According to the members of the panel who reviewed New Media Rights’ application, New Media Rights is an “[i]mportant, unique, cutting-edge, and much-needed program and services to be offered to technology and media-related small business in the city of San Diego.” They also called New Media Rights a, “great program and support available for this sector of the small business community.”
New Media Rights received a perfect score on the grant application, and will receive $23,800.00 in funding.
"We're proud to partner with the City of San Diego's Office of Small Business to provide critical legal services to San Diego's technology and creative communities. We're grateful that the forward thinking leadership at the Office of Small Business has recognized that our services launch creative projects and job-creating business ideas that may die on the vine or be the victim of improper censorship without these services," said Executive Director Art Neill.
New Media Rights provides free and low-cost one-to-one legal assistance to internet users, artists, non-profits, startups, and others who create and share their work online. People contact New Media Rights when they need direct assistance in areas like copyright, trademark, internet and media law.
In addition to helping individual internet users and tech startups, New Media Rights focuses on assisting organizations that provide better access to public information; greater business and government accountability; or unique new perspectives to the cultural landscape. New Media Rights is an independently funded program of California Western School of Law.
For questions about New Media Rights, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.