Innovation Workshops 

Creativity & the Law Seminar | December 5, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Cantor Colburn: 20 Church St. Hartford 

Calling all artists, musicians, and writers! Join us to learn the importance of intellectual property law, especially copyright law, and what every artist should know about protecting their creations at this seminar presented in partnership with the attorneys of Cantor Colburn. 

In this seminar you will learn: 

•What is considered copyrightable material 
•The benefits of filing for copyright protection
•How to obtain copyright protection 
•Enforcing your copyright
•Licensing your work and smart contracts
•Unauthorized use of works, including on the internet and social media

Refreshments will be served. 



Previous Workshops

Creativity & the Law 
Copyright 101 for Artists

Grant Prep: Opportunities & Writing

9 Grant Writing Dos & Don'ts 

Digital Marketing Strategies 
Read our recap on the blog

About Cantor Colburn LLP 
Cantor Colburn is one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the country, and is headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, with other offices in Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Houston and Detroit.  The firm is nationally ranked in trademarks and copyrights, patents, and litigation; in fact, Cantor Colburn is ranked 7th in the country for trademark registrations, and our trademark attorneys manage nearly 14,000 marks for our clients. Our robust Trademark & Copyright practice group is dedicated to helping clients leverage these valuable intellectual property rights to their best advantage. We counsel clients ranging from entrepreneurial start-ups and mid-sized companies to Fortune 100 multinationals in all aspects of trademark and copyright law. Clients benefit from our strategically-focused approach to the creation and protection of their brands and content. Regarding copyrights, Cantor Colburn’s copyright attorneys help clients identify, protect, register, and manage their copyrightable works and creative materials – from books and films, music and art, to websites and computer software – in the U.S. and abroad. And our litigators have a proven record of enforcing and defending our clients’ trademarks and copyrights, whether through negotiated settlements, trials, or administrative proceedings.

Questions or Comments

Have an idea for a seminar? Let us know! Contact Amanda Roy, Community Programs Manager, at

Additional affordable training resources: 

Pro Bono Partnership
 – Workshops & Support Services

Americans for the Arts  Webinars

CT Humanities – Workshops

CT Association of Nonprofits – Workshops, Classes & Conferences

Foundation Center – Workshops / Webinars

Hartford Public Library – Workshops

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving – Workshops, Training & Support Services

Main Street Community Foundation – Seminars

Please note that registration is non-refundable, but may be transferred to a colleague at the same organization. Walk-ins are not permitted.

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