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Create Your Art, Create Your Brand: Trademarks and Other IP Issues for Creative Artists

  • Wednesday, April 10, 2013
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Bldg. C Room 265, Ft. Mason Center, San Francisco, CA 94123 (enter at Buchanan St. and Marina Blvd)


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Create Your Art, Create Your Brand: Trademarks and Other IP Issues for Creative Artists

With Elizabeth Rest, Esq.

This practical program will provide an overview of trademark and other intellectual property considerations important to creative artists and will address such questions as: When should you register your work and how do you do so? What specific issues are involved in using trademarks in music, theater, visual art, etc. without permission? How much use is “fair use?” And many other important intellectual property issues specific to the creative community. The program will feature helpful practice tips and an informal, interactive question and answer session.


ELIZABETH J. REST is an attorney at Hiaring + Smith in San Rafael, California. Elizabeth’s practice is focused on representing clients in trademark selection, clearance, prosecution, and enforcement, including handling trademark applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), in inter partes proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), in litigation in both state and federal courts, and in domain name disputes before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). 



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