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Will you ever own anything you make? IP Law and the New Economy - Sept BKTK

From: Matt N.
Sent on: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 3:53 PM

Hey everyone,

It's the end of the month, so it's time for another BKTK Meetup! 

This month's topic:

What does ownership mean and does it matter anymore?  Resident lawyer Philip Kimball will present a brief overview of current IP laws, some of the most compelling arguments for and against changing the laws (and/or enforcement), and how all of this applies to the digital community.  He'll include some crucial things to watch out for when signing contracts, starting companies, and creating content.  All of this, of course, should definitely provoke some questions, discussion and...dare we say it...friendly arguments?  If we're lucky, we might even hit on an answer or two...

We'll be meeting at Bitmap Creative Labs, as always, and it's strictly BYOB.  We'll have cups and plates and some snacks, but the drinks are on you.  There are numerous bodegas and an organic market nearby, so feel free to grab beer, wine, soft drinks, etc.

Unfortunately, I will not be able to make it to this month's Meetup because I will be getting married a couple days later.  (Wish me luck!)  So, Nick Robalik of Bitmap will take over hosting and moderating duties.

Hope you all can make it and looking forward to hearing about the discussion!

-Matt Neuroth

When: Wednesday, September 28,[masked]:00 PM

Where: Bitmap Creative Labs
300 Graham Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211

If the changes affect your plans to attend, please take a moment to update your RSVP. (You can RSVP "No" or "Yes".)

You can always get in touch with me through the Contact Us link on Meetup.

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