Tag: copyright



COVID-19 | Free Online Legal Workshops

May and June workshop series will cover topics including tenants’ rights, Copyright and fair use, the CARES Act, and more. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and the Pro Bono Steering Committee of New York State Bar Association’s Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section (EASL) are collaborating to offer…

Event | Fair Use for Documentary Filmmakers

Documentarian David Van Taylor will present on the topic on Thursday, March 21 at NYFA’s  office in Brooklyn. Fair use is a provision of the Copyright Act that allows certain uses of copyrighted works, such as making and distributing copies of protected material, without permission. Though it’s a very old concept, and was written into…

Legal Primer for Visual Artists: Copyright, Fair Use, and Gallery Agreements

Join us for a Q&A with experienced art lawyers about legal and business pointers for visual artists. Register now to learn about: What copyright is and the scope of your copyright rights as an artist; What “fair use” is and how it affects your ability to use other people’s content in your work; How to…