Ask a Lawyer: Common Legal Issues for Artists
Ask a Lawyer is part of the workshop series Art Steady: Career Development for Artists. If you’d like to attend all five workshops, purchase the full 5-workshop pass here.
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Friday, March 26, 12-1:30 pm
What is worse than creative block? Lawyers! And what is worse than lawyers? Not knowing how to protect yourself when it comes to your work and intellectual property. Get essential and valuable legal advice in this workshop that will address the legal issues artists most commonly face, including how to protect your work, how to collaborate and avoid problems, how to control your brand, how to prevent others from using your work in ways you do not approve, how to use others’ works, and more. This workshop will include a presentation, plenty of time for open Q+A, and attendees will receive a copy of the presentation slides.
Justin Muehlmeyer is a partner of Peacock Law P.C. and a Registered Patent Attorney practicing all aspects of intellectual property, including patent, trademark and copyright prosecution, licensing, and litigation. Committed to encouraging the growth of Albuquerque’s growing tech and creative arts communities, he speaks regularly on intellectual property to inventors, entrepreneurs, artists, musicians, dancers, authors, and engineers. Justin has served on the Board of the IP Section of the New Mexico State Bar for years and directs the State Bar’s annual Pro Bono Intellectual Property Law Clinic. He came to Peacock Law in 2015 from the New Mexico Supreme Court, where for two years he served as an attorney judicial law clerk to Justice Charles Daniels. When Justin is not helping his clients generate value from their great ideas, he is either playing classical Spanish guitar, taking a tango lesson, exhausting himself practicing Muay Thai, or backpacking in a remote corner of the world with his wife.