CMF Presents: LEGAL BOOTCAMP FOR MUSICIANS

CMF Presents: LEGAL BOOTCAMP FOR MUSICIANS

!!AGAIN THIS YEAR!!
Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts
LEGAL BOOTCAMP FOR MUSICIANS
Curated by Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts
Members - FREE for members of KCVLAA

Description: This intensive bootcamp will provide attendees with knowledge on a variety of topics from copyrights, contracts, financing and business formation. Lunch will be available for purchase. You may register at the door if space is available. More details including schedule forthcoming.
Register here: http://kcvlaa.givezooks.com/events/legal-bootcamp-for-musicians-september-8-2012

This intensive bootcamp will provide attendees with knowledge on a variety of topics from copyrights, contracts, financing and business formation. Lunch will be available. You may register at the door if space is available.
Opening remarks/Welcome - Information about the KCVLAA and the content of the day's presentations - Rebecca Stroder, Mandiant Corporation - 12:00-12:10pm
Have A Cigar: an Overview of Music Industry Terminology, Publishing, Licensing, and Trademarks - Information about the common terms used in the music industry, explanation of some of the components of the publishing industry and general licensing and trademark information - Donald Simon, Simon Business Consulting, Inc. - 12:10pm-1:00pm

Music Royalties - Who, What, When, Where & How - 1:10pm-2:00pm

Music Promotion & Booking & When Weezer Calls Jamie: The Balance Between Marketing Your Work and Enforcing Your Rights - Chris Haghirian & Rebecca Stroder - Information on marketing music while maintaining control of intellectual property and enforcing the musicians' intellectual property rights - 2:10pm-3:00pm

Contracts, Taxes, Partnerships, Insurance - Amy Searcy, Don Simon, Danielle Merrick - 3:10pm-4:00pm

Ask the Experts - One on One with Professionals - Get your questions answered. Please sign up for slots at the door. Slots are first come, first serve. - 4:10pm-5:00pm

Rebecca Stroder, Esq. - is Deputy General Counsel for Mandiant Corporation, a leading information security and information response company. Prior to joining Mandiant, Rebecca practiced with SNR Denton, where she specialized in copyright and technology matters, including large technology procurement transactions, software copyright and trade secret litigation, and open source licensing issues. Rebecca is Adjunct Professor of Intellectual Property Law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, and serves as the President of Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts, a non-profit dedicated to providing pro bono legal assistance to low-income artists and arts organizations in Kansas and Western Missouri.

Donald R. Simon, J.D./LL.M - is president of Simon Business Consulting, Inc., a firm concentrating in media- and arts-based entrepreneurship. He also teaches law, business, and communications courses at The Art Institutes International - Kansas City, Kansas City Kansas Community College, and Avila University. Don lectures and writes extensively on legal and business matters and has appeared in Billboard, DownBeat, and Screen. Before relocating to Kansas City, he concentrated his legal practice in entertainment and intellectual property matters. His clients included musicians, filmmakers, producers, and entertainment companies. Prior to becoming an attorney, Don worked for 7 years in the broadcasting, cable, and publishing industries as an award-winning producer and director. He also played bass guitar in several bands. Don is a Master of Arts (Media Communications) Candidate at Webster University. He received his Juris Doctor and Master of Laws (Intellectual Property) degrees from The John Marshall Law School and his Bachelor of Arts (Communications) from Missouri Southern State University.

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CMF Presents: LEGAL BOOTCAMP FOR MUSICIANS

Saturday, September 14 · 12:00 PM at Czar Bar