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New Meetup: Photography Law in Canada -- a presentation by Michael Cooper

From: Tim C.
Sent on: Sunday, March 28, 2010 3:59 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Victoria Photography Meetup Group!

What: Photography Law in Canada -- a presentation by Michael Cooper

When: Tuesday, May 11,[masked]:45 PM

ACD Systems Inc.
1312 Blanshard 2nd floor
Victoria, BC V8W 2J1

Have wonderful photographs with no model or property releases and wonder if you can publish them? Not sure why, when and how to register your image copyright in Canada? We have asked Michael Cooper to cover these topics in the May 11 presentation.

Michael Cooper is a partner in Thompson Cooper LLP, which is a legal and patent and trademark agency firm with offices in Victoria and Vancouver. He obtained his law degree in 1996 from the University of British Columbia. He is a member of both the BC and Alberta Bars, and is a registered Canadian patent agent and trademark agent. He has extensive experience in all aspects of intellectual-property law, including in the transfer and licensing of patents, trademarks and copyright.

Michael Cooper is a member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and is a former editor of the IPIC Bulletin. He has been on the Board of the Victoria Bar Association (VBA) for many years and is currently the immediate Past President of the VBA. He is an adjunct instructor on intellectual property for the University of Victoria Law School?s Business Law Clinic. He is a former clinic captain for Access Justice, an organization providing pro-bono legal services throughout British Columbia.

If you have additional photography law questions for the presenter that might be of interest to other meetup members, please post them in the following discussion:

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