Unfettering Artists' Productivity and Impact

CCI - Protecting Your Work in the Digital Space

January 26, 2022, 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Topic: Legal Issues

Provider/Presenting Organization: Center for Cultural Innovation

Location: Online Classes/Webinars


There comes a point in every artist’s career where there is a paradigm shift in focus. You’ve put in the work to hone your craft, develop your voice, and get your ideas out into the world. As your success increases, your art grows into a brand and your practice into a business. Then, suddenly, you have to focus on the protection of your work as much as its promotion.

With the increasing dependence on social media to market your work, new considerations must be addressed. Whatever medium you use, intellectual property can be a powerful tool in protecting your brand. This workshop will go over some basic strategies to implement so you can protect your work in the new digital world. 

A recording of this session will be shared with registrants for a limited time.

Anibal Luque grew up in Paterson, NJ and graduated from New York Law School. After some experience in the music industry, Anibal launched his own practice, Luque PLLC, to provide high-quality legal advice and practical counsel to creatives and entrepreneurs across the globe. Heavily involved in the technology, art, and media sectors, Anibal's client roster represents the new face of social enterprise. As a young enthusiastic entrepreneur himself, Anibal strives to help like-minded people become successful by sharing his own experiences along with the right legal planning.

As part of his work, Anibal provides strategic business and legal counseling to creatives and entrepreneurs. His experience is primarily in advising on entity formation, protecting and enforcing copyrights and trademarks, drafting and negotiating a wide range of contracts including recording, publishing, licensing, independent contractor, sponsorship, tour, festival, merchandising, product endorsement, production, and distribution agreements, with a focus on international issues.

He is also Co-Founder & Vice-President of the board of POWRPLNT, a non-profit digital arts collaboratory based in Brooklyn. He is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, California, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Time: 2:00-4:00pm PST
Online platform: A Zoom link will be emailed to those who register. 
Cost: $5-25 (sliding scale). Please pay what you can afford. Those who are able to afford full price tickets will help subsidize those who cannot.

Registration is closed.

Questions? Email allison@cciarts.org.
Cancellation Policy: Full refund on registration fees up to 48 hours prior to workshop date. Fees non-refundable after that date.

This workshop is made possible with support from:

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