Copyright Basics: Film,Theater, Literature & Music

Thu. Dec 1, 2016 7:00pm - 8:30pm PST
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Copyright Basics: Film,Theater, Literature & Music 

With Keith Cooper, Esq.

This copyright basics program covers the following topics:

  • What rights do the copyright owners have?

  • Music Copyrights (compositions and sound recordings)

  • Copyrights in literature/visual/theatrical

  • Licenses to perform music live in a theatrical production

  • Use of recorded music in a theatre production

  • Rights to adapt the lyrics or music to suit theatrical performance

  • Sheet music for rehearsals or performances

  • Distribution of copied music/lyrics

  • Recording of the theatrical performance

  • Copyright expiration/public domain

  • Copyright Infringement

  • Fair Use

Keith CooperPresenter: Keith Cooper, Esq. is a business, entertainment and litigation attorney, assisting clients in transactional, copyright and trademark matters, as well as lawsuits. He manages de la Peña & Holiday a growing national full service litigation and transactional law firm, His practice also entails negotiating and drafting entertainment agreements related to recording, merchandising, authorship, songwriting, production, management, distribution, contractor/works for hire, internet privacy and terms of use.


  • General Admission: $20 Online (+ Processing Fees).

  • CLA Members: $10 Online (+ Processing Fees). Requires Member Access Code.

  • CLA Senior Members $5 Online (+ Processing Fees). Requires Member Access Code.

  • CLA Student Members $5 Online (+ Processing Fees). Requires Member Access Code.

  • [$10 Extra At-the-Door]

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Ken Edwards Center 1527 4th Street Room #105
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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