San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
UC Hastings Fashion, Art, and Design Law Society
invites you to its first art law panel and CLE program:
Fair Use Issues of Photography of Art
Please join us for a dynamic discussion on art, photography, and copyright law. Panelists will discuss issues that arise when photographs of artwork are taken and shared, particularly through the internet. This event is free and open to the public.
Thursday, January 23, 2014 | 5:00pm – 6:30pm
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
200 McAllister Street
Alumni Reception Center, Second Floor
Professor Ben Depoorter currently holds the Roger J. Traynor Research Chair at U.C. Hastings and is an Affiliate Scholar at the Stanford University Center for Internet & Society.
His scholarly interests include the enforcement of copyright law, property law theory, technology and intellectual property law, with an emphasis on behavioral research. His writings have been widely published and presented.
Susan Kelk Cervantes, a 40-year veteran of the San Francisco community mural art movement, is the founder and director of the Precita Eyes Muralists in the Mission District of San Francisco. Established in 1977, Precita Eyes is one of only a handful of community mural arts centers in the United States. Cervantes is responsible for more than 200 collaborative community murals considered some of the finest in the Bay Area such as Cesar Chavez Elementary School, Mission Playground Pool, Precita Valley Community Center, the S.F. Women’s Building, and many others. She is dedicated to social change by enhancing the environment through the creation of murals while involving and educating the public through the community mural art process.
Karen S. Frank is a Partner at Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP. Her practice covers virtually every aspect of intellectual property, including copyright, trademark, domain names, unfair competition, right of publicity, branding and advertising, publishing and the Internet.
She is past president of the Copyright Society of the USA; former chair of the Copyright Society of Northern California; a member of the American Law Institute, and a member of the International Trademark Association.
Ms. Frank is an annual member of the faculty for the Practicing Law Institute (PLI) Advanced Intellectual Property Institute and is a frequent speaker on intellectual property issues.
She received her law degree from the University of California, Hastings School of Law where she was Executive Articles Editor for COMM/ENT Journal of Communications and Entertainment Law.
Linda Joy Kattwinkel is a visual artist as well as an attorney. She practices primarily copyright, trademark, and arts law. Ms. Kattwinkel received her law degree cum laude from Hastings College of the Law in 1991. At Hastings, she co-founded, edited, and designed the logo for the Hastings Women’s Law Journal.
She has been mediating and arbitrating intellectual property disputes since 1987, and currently serves on the ADR panels of CLA and the Northern District.
Ms. Kattwinkel is the author of Legalities, an online column on legal issues for artists and designers hosted by AIGA|SF and various published articles, e.g., for STEP magazine and AIGA. She is a co-author of the AIGA’s Standard Form of Agreement for Design Services. She currently serves as the Chair of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Northern California Chapter, and is also a member of the GAG Advocacy Committee. She speaks frequently to artists and lawyers, and provides training to mediators regarding artists’ issues.
Elizabeth M. Williams is a photographer whose work captures the layers of visual communication that fill urban environments, finding moments when our highly designed world coalesces into a new image. At times, she incorporates others' artwork into her own, re-contextualizing that work in the process. Elizabeth resides in the San Francisco Bay Area and is represented by SLATE Contemporary. She has participated in numerous national and international exhibits.
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California Lawyers for the Arts