Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 7:00pm (EST)
WALA Copyright Basics w/ Copyright Alliance
Entertainment Software Association
601 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20011
Interested in learning about copyrights?
Do you have a creative work that you want to copyright?
Come learn about the basics of copyright at this presentation and Q & A session.
U.S. Copyright Basics
What is a copyright?
Who owns a copyright?
When does a copyright exist?
What is the effect of registration?
What is the effect of a copyright notice?
Copyrighted works involving people or third party works
What is a release?
What is a license?
Basics of Fair Use
Remedies in the United States
Terrica Carrington – Copyright Counsel, Copyright Alliance
Terry Hart, VP, Legal Policy and Copyright Counsel, Copyright Alliance
Terrica Carrington Terrica Carrington is an attorney serving as Copyright Counsel with the Copyright Alliance. In her role as Copyright Counsel she has worked on a number of legal and policy issues related to copyright law, in addition to working with the Copyright Alliance’s creator members.
Terrica is a 2016 graduate of the George Mason University School of Law. During her time in law school she gained a variety of experience in copyright law. While participating as a student attorney in the Arts & Entertainment Advocacy Clinic at GMUSL, Terrica co-authored a filing submitted to the U.S. Copyright Office on the effects of the DMCA’s notice and takedown process on middle class artists. Terrica was also selected as the First Place Winner of the 2015 Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association’s legal writing competition.
Additionally, Terrica’s previous experience includes various internships and employment with National Geographic, the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property, the Arts & Entertainment Advocacy Clinic, the Association of Public Television Stations, and WYZ Girl Entertainment Consulting, a boutique entertainment law firm based in D.C.
Terry Hart is VP, Legal Policy and Copyright Counsel at the Copyright Alliance, a DC-based nonprofit public policy and advocacy organization representing the copyright interests of individual creators and organizations. In his role he oversees the organization’s legal and policy activities, including tracking policy developments of interest to the broader copyright community, drafting agency submissions, briefing policymakers, and directing amicus brief filings.
Since 2010, Terry has blogged at Copyhype on copyright law, history, and policy. The blog was named one of the top 100 legal blogs by the American Bar Association in 2011 and has been cited in law review articles, legal filings, and books. He has also been published in The George Mason Law Review, SCOTUSBlog, and IP Watchdog. In addition, he has taught copyright law at George Mason Law School.
Visit Copyright Alliance’s website at: http://copyrightalliance.org/
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) is the U.S. association exclusively dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of companies that publish computer and video games for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers, and the Internet.
In addition to owning and operating E3, ESA offers a range of services to interactive entertainment software publishers, including but not limited to:
- A global content protection program
- Business and consumer research
- Government relations
- Intellectual property protection efforts
Visit Entertainment Software Association’s website at: http://www.theesa.com/