Ella Project & NOCCA announce workshop on new copyright rules for artists

This Saturday, June 15, The NOCCA Institute will host a workshop covering the nation’s latest copyright laws for artists.

The Ella Project‘s co-founder and supervising attorney Ashlye Keaton will help lead the discussion, called “New Copyright Rules for Artists.” There’s a need for this workshop now, thanks to recent Supreme Court rulings which impact the way artists must register their works. If improper measures are taken towards copyrighting works, artists’ ability to enforce their rights may be compromised.

At this discussion, folks can expect to learn about the basic tenets of copyrights and trademark law, along with the updated changes to the rules and how these changes affect best practices. Attendees will learn what copyrights do, how to register copyrights, what is (and isn’t) copyright-able, information on trademarks and more.

New Copyright Rules for Artists is applicable to musicians, visual artists, performers, filmmakers, writers and other creatives. The workshop takes place Saturday, June 15 from 9:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts (2800 Chartres St.). There is a $30 fee, and more information can be found here.