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[EASTSIDE] Know Your Exposure: Photography & Copyright

Of note: This lecture is being held in Bellevue.

This is notification for a Washington Lawyers for the Arts presentation. This is not a meetup group social event - it will be a lecture which anyone is welcome to attend. The lecture starts promptly at 12. Doors open at 11:45 to allow plenty of time to check in, find your seat, or pay for your ticket if you're that sort of last-minute person. Please do go early as I only have "north campus" as an address right now, and you will still have to find the room.

From the website: 

In the modern era of intellectual property law, with digital technology and complex contracts, knowing your legal rights is as important as making amazing photos. What are your legal rights and responsibilities as a photographer? Do you have questions about your contracts or about the copyright on your work?

Attorney Jen Hurley will cover important topics to ensure that you protect yourself and your clients from any legal pitfalls, including:

+ When do you need permission from your photography subjects?

+ What are different licensing schemes for your photos?

+ What can you do if someone is using your work without your permission?

Jen Hurley is Associate General Counsel at Corbis Corporation where she advises the company in the areas of copyright, trademark, personality rights, entertainment law, licensing, marketing and digital rights. Jen began her career at Davis Wright Tremaine and then spent over five years at Starbucks Coffee Company supporting the marketing, digital strategy and entertainment groups. Jen received her JD from the University of Washington in 2000 where she was Executive Articles editor on the Law Review. She graduated with high honors and was elected to the Order of the Coif. In addition to her JD, she has a MLS from the University of Washington. Jen received her BA in English from Swarthmore College where she graduated with high honors. Jen is a frequent speaker on intellectual property, marketing and topics specific to in house counsel and has been an Adjunct Professor at the Seattle University School of Law.

If interested in attending, please go to to purchase tickets. I'm not in charge of tickets or attendance, and I don't get any profits, nor can I answer any questions. Please contact the WLA directly if you have any questions or concerns at:

Washington Lawyers for the Arts

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  • Richard

    Darn it. SO wish I could go to this!

    May 16, 2014

  • Steve Sanders' P.

    I wish I could be there. Please have this again soon!

    May 16, 2014

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