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From Panel to Publisher – Representing Comic Book Creator Clients in 2018 3.00 Credits

From Panel to Publisher – Representing Comic Book Creator Clients in 2018 (March 2018)

ON-DEMAND SEMINAR

In the past year, the comic book industry and its ancillary markets has continued to flourish, bolstered in part by new trends in digital publishing and derivative market licensing. Why not learn the fundamentals of this growing practice area? This on-demand CLE, the first of a two-part workshop, provides attendees a chance to learn from legal practitioners, comic book creators, and former comic book publishing executives.

Each workshop may be taken individually, but the organizers recommend both be taken for maximum exposure to the subject matter. To purchase part two of this workshop click here.

Original Program Date: March 2, 2018
Product Code: 18691-UMB

Credits:
2.00 Law & Legal Procedure
1.00 Other
  • List Price: $159.00
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Back to From Panel to Publisher – Representing Comic Book Creator Clients in 2018

Emerald City ComicCon, in association with Thomas A. Crowell, Esq., and the Washington State Bar Association, teamed up to provide a two-part CLE workshop designed to provide attorneys with hands-on experience in comic book publishing legal practice.

Each workshop may be taken individually, but the organizers recommend both be taken for maximum exposure to the subject matter. To purchase part two of this workshop click here.

This first workshop tracks recent trends in comic book business and legal practice as it introduces lawyers to the fundamentals of representing comic book industry clients. The workshop tracks the stages of representing a client from the initial comic book concept through to the negotiation of the publishing agreement.

Some of the issues explored in this first CLE:

  • Intellectual property issues in the comic book industry
  • Service agreements and collaboration agreements
  • What publishers look for in a comic book property
  • An overview of comic book publishing agreements
  • Legal issues in self-publishing of comic book properties

Presenters:
Thomas A. Crowell, Esq. – Lane Crowell, LLP, New York, NY
Katie Lane – Work Made For Hire, Portland, OR
Norm Harper – Writer/Owner Karate Petshop, Los Angeles, CA
David Gallaher – Author/Only Living Boy, Brooklyn, NY


For accessibility or accommodation requests, or other questions, please email ondemand@wsba.org.

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