at Locust Projects. July 19th, 2008. 4:00 p.m.The Business of Art is the name of Legal Art's upcoming seminar at Locus Projects, located at 105 NW 23rd Street in Wynwood Art District. The seminar will be conducted by Mr. Steward A. Merkin, Esq., Business Attorney and Locust Projects Board Member. Mr. Merkin will give artists information to help empower, protect and sustain their careers. Being Organized by the right way can mean enjoying a successful and long-term career as a professional artist. He has lectured widely on business law to artists and filmmakers and has been a long-standing patron to Maimi's art community.
Topics to be discussed include:
Contracts: When and what type to us (gallery, commission, investors, icensing, sale, written vs verbal, etc) and how to enforce a broken contract.
Copyright and Trademark: how it's done, shy it's done, what to do when it's infringed and hot to know if you're infringing.
For-Profit vs Non-Profit: How to choose which is best, how to se it up, understanding fiscal sponsorship.
For more information, please visit: www.legalartmiami.org