Seminars and Workshops

Learning about art and law can be a way to update your knowledge or learn new subject matter relevant to your area of practice. One-time and ongoing art law courses are available for private or public audiences.

 

I. One Time Courses and Presentations include:

  • Intellectual Property for Artists: Copyright, Fair Use, Appropriation; Trademarks
  • Contracts, Agreements, and Negotiation Strategies: Artist-Gallery, Public Art, Work-for-Hire
  • Launching a Nonprofit Arts Organization: The Necessary Steps to Forming a Tax-Exempt 501(c)(3)
  • Fiscal Sponsorships: Legal & Business Issues
  • Legal Issues in Contemporary Art: Current Topics
  • Employment, Internships, and Volunteers in the Arts

II. Law School for Visual Artists

The focus of this course is to introduce artists and arts professionals to the “must-know” legal and business issues that arise when making and exhibiting art.

Topics Covered include:

  • Business Entities & Employment Law: Corps, LLCs, Employees, Independent Contractors, Internships
  • Intellectual Property: Copyright, Trademark, Right of Publicity
  • Contracts, Agreements, Negotiation Strategies: Consignments, Licensing, Commissions, Work-for-Hire, Releases and Waivers
  • Nonprofit and Fiscal Sponsorships
  • Freedom of Expression & Right of Privacy

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NO ATTORNEY CLIENT RELATIONSHIP VIA COURSES AND PRESENTATIONS

The information in The Law Office of Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento’s web site or any information and/or content imparted during a class, course, or presentation by Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento is purely for informational purposes only and is not intended to create, and receipt of information does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. The information in The Law Office of Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento’s web site or any information and/or content imparted during a class, course, talk, panel, or presentation by Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento is not intended to constitute legal advice or to substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in the appropriate jurisdiction. Attendees, participants, and online readers and participants should not act upon any information in this web site or any class, course, or presentation by Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento without first consulting legal counsel of their own directly.