Art Law for Artists: Copyright, Contracts, & Business Entity Formation, with Ben Kerr


April 9-23, 2020



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In this three-part online workshop series, Benjamin Kerr of Kerr Law Firm will explore the most common law questions artists should know. Kerr will discuss basic principles and provide an overview of contract law, negotiations, business entity formation, and fundamental terms and enforcement with an emphasis on practical applications for artists in the real world. The workshop is appropriate for individual artists working in any genre and at any point in their careers.

Topics include:

  • Copyright & Copyright Registration
  • Intellectual Property
  • Licensing
  • Contracts
  • Business Entity Formation

Workshop Dates

  • Part 1: Thursday, April 9, 7:00-8:30pm ET
  • Part 2: Thursday, April 16, 7:00-8:30pm ET
  • Part 3: Thursday, April 23, 7:00-8:30pm ET

In between these sessions, participants will have access to an online forum where they can stay in touch, share information and resources, and build community outside of the class sessions.

Additional one-on-one consultations
After the workshop series concludes, participants will be given the opportunity to sign up for an additional one-on-one consultation with Ben Kerr. Consultations are 45-minutes long and take place by phone or video conference. The price is $90. 15 sessions will be made available.

This online workshop series will be recorded. The recordings will be shared with all registered participants after the workshop concludes, regardless of whether a participant attends the live workshop. The recordings will be available online to registrants indefinitely; they are not available for download.

About Ben Kerr
Mr. Kerr has extensive experience advising clients in a wide variety of practice areas including contract drafting, negotiation and review, entertainment law, business formation, intellectual property, real estate, landlord/tenant law, corporations and partnerships, and wills and estates. He has represented individuals, small businesses, and corporate entities in state and federal courts, and arbitrations on a wide variety of commercial and civil litigation matters. He has litigated claims in state and federal courts and in multiple arbitration venues. Mr. Kerr also has represented clients in a variety of industries in breach of contract, construction, insurance coverage, and other commercial disputes.