Beyond Boilerplate and Bombproof: Error-Proofing your Contracts, Copyright and Publishing (Nov 20)

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Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 18:00 to 20:00
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Artists' Legal Information Society
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Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

In partnership with the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia, Pamela Callow, author of the Kate Lange thriller series and Julie Sobowale, lawyer/journalist will cover the basics of copyright and contracts and give an insider’s perspective working in the publishing industry.

This talk is part of Mixed Media Monthly: A Speaker Series About Art and the Business of Art. The series is geared towards the artistic community and the general public looking for helpful legal information and a chance to network with other artists.

Here’s a quick look at the other topics in the ALIS speaker series.

  • January 15 - Art and Social Media. Speaker - David Fraser, McInnes Cooper
  • February 27-28 - On the Edge of Now II: Emerging Trends in Entertainment, Digital and IP Law Conference
  • March 19 - Making Money from Your Music (in partnership with Music NS)
  • April 16 - “So…I have this genius idea for a gadget…” Copyright, Trademarks and Patents for Businesses and Innovative Ideas. Speakers - Heather Oke, Department of Justice and Jon Penney, professor at Dalhousie Schulich School of Law
  • May 21 - You and the Courts: A short intro to Self-Advocacy (in partnership with LISNS). Speaker - Julien Matte, Federal Court

Tickets are $10 and $55 for the entire series, excluding the conference.

For more information about the series and the ALIS conference, visit