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Richmond, Virginia – Copyrighting your work – June 25th – $5/free

Mark your calendar for the next VPA Richmond District special event. Professor Christopher Cotropia from the University of Richmond will be speaking about Intellectual Property Fundamentals and Copyright Law.


June 25

Copyrighting Your Work


1635 W Broad St

Richmond, VA 23220

6:30 PM Networking. 7 PM event starts

Free for VPA members; $5 Guests


Speaker: Chris Cotropia

Chris is a Professor of Law director of the School of Law’s Intellectual Property Institute. He writes in the areas of patent law, copyright law, and intellectual property law. He is the author of numerous book chapters, amicus briefs, and law review articles on these subjects, and his scholarship has appeared in the UCLA Law ReviewWilliam & Mary Law ReviewHastings Law JournalNotre Dame Law ReviewNorth Carolina Law ReviewYale Journal of Law and Technology, and Berkeley Technology Law Journal, among other venues. Prior to joining the Richmond Law faculty, Professor Cotropia was the C. J. Morrow Research Professor of Law at Tulane University School of Law.


He was on a recent panel examining copyright law’s role in the evolution of hip-hop music in America.  In addition, some of his research concerns copyright law’s influence and effect on the video game development and the entertainment industry in general.




Whether stopping by to check it out, or seriously considering membership, we encourage you to come to this event, or at least follow the VPA Richmond District on Facebook [www.facebook.com/pg/VPARichmond] to join the conversation.