The Copyright Claims Board: What We Know So Far

On Wednesday, February 1, at 1 p.m. ET, the Copyright Alliance—in partnership with 15 Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA) organizations across the U.S.—will host a Copyright Claims Board (CCB) webinar titled What We Know About the CCB Thus Far. The event speakers will take an in-depth look at how things are working with the… Read more »

Pro Bono Legal Clinic for Artist, Musicians & Creatives

About this event Could you use a one-on-one consultation with an attorney to have your arts-related legal questions answered? The Volunteer Lawyers & Professionals for the Arts (VLPA) Pro Bono Legal clinics are focused specifically on the needs of the Nashville creative community. Register for your 30-minute, in-person, private session to receive expert advice on… Read more »

Options for Optioning: Monetizing Your Book’s Audio, Film & Streaming Rights

Join the Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville and The Porch for Options for Optioning, featuring an expert panel of industry leaders including entertainment and literary agents, authors, and an IP attorney! In this hour-and-a-half discussion, panelists will share real-world examples from their experience optioning books, articles, and other content for various platforms including… Read more »

Black-Owned Small Business and Nonprofit Legal Clinic

The Arts & Business Council’s Volunteer Lawyers and Professionals for the Arts and Bradley partner to present monthly Black-Owned Small Business and Nonprofit Legal Clinics providing accessible and affordable business-oriented legal services. Lawyers will provide help with corporate governance, review of contracts, and guidance in navigating local ordinances and state regulations. Clinics are hosted on the third Thursday of the… Read more »