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Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright and Fair Use: Spencer Museum of Art (Workshop)
October 6, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pmFree
Engage in a discussion with New York attorney Karen Shatskin and learn how artists, writers, documentary film-makers, video producers, photographers, and others may make fair use of a copywrited work. This four-hour workshop will prepare you to apply criteria used to determine what constitutes fair use in the museum context and beyond. Registration is required through the Spencer Museum or the KU School of Law website.
More about the workshop: What are the principles of copyright law, and how does fair use doctrine protect freedom of expression? Learn how copyright applies to works by nonfiction/documentary video and film professionals, journalists, nonfiction writers, documentary photographers and others during this free, 4-hour seminar open to attorneys, students, faculty and the general public. New York attorney Karen Shatzkin will lead the program. Known for her expertise in copyright law, Shatzkin will share lessons based on her more than 30 years of experience in dealing with legal issues affecting documentary films. Her experience includes vetting films pre-release; negotiating contracts with creative personnel, distributors, studios and networks; and responding to claims against filmmakers. Four hours CLE credit pending for interested attendees. Space is limited. Registration required.