|Case #||Legal Category||Arts Category||Client Type||Description|
|17-508(b)||Contracts||Film/TV, Visual Art||Pro Bono|| |
Contract Review: Documentary Film. Client will be appearing in a documentary film that follows the procedures involved in his reconstructive surgery and needs counsel to review his contract with the film producer.
|17-565||Business Startup/Corporate||Film/TV||Pro Bono|| |
Contract Drafting: Film. The producer, Client, and the director of a documentary film are in the process of formalizing their relationship and Client needs legal advice in the negotiation process.
|17-597||Contracts||Dance, Literature, Music, Performance Art, Theater||Pro Bono|| |
Contract Drafting. Corporate. NFP theater management group needs two standard volunteer services agreements.
|17-621||Contracts, Copyright Infringement, Copyright Protection/Licensing||Visual Art||Pro Bono|| |
Copyright Advice. Client, a small NFP, runs a studio for artsists with disabilities and needs counsel to review their standard contract with the artists. Client also needs legal advice regarding fair use as it relates to the works that are created by the disabled artists.
|17-627||Contracts||Visual Art, Other||Pro Bono|| |
Contract Negotiation. NFP that engages youth in community projects needs help negotiating the terms of a written agreement..
|17-629||Commercial Litigation/ADR/Other Claims, Copyright Infringement||Music||Pro Bono|| |
Dispute: Copyright. Composer was in the process of negotiating a licensing agreement with an orchestra that was interested in playing and recording his pieces. Negotiations broke down and no agreement was ever signed. Client would like to send a cease and desist to let the orchestra know that he does not want them to perform his work or manufacture anymore CDs.
|17-650||Copyright Protection/Licensing, Trademark Protection||Dance, Film/TV, Literature, Music, Performance Art, Theater, Visual Art|| |
IP Advice: A journalist with an internet talk show needs legal advice reqading copyright and trademark protection.
|17-655||Visa and Immigration||Fashion, Performance Art||Pro Bono|| |
Immigration. Costume designer is currently working in the US under a O1B Visa that expires in 2019, and would like to apply for a green card.Client, initially, needs help understanding the process and the requirements.
|17-662||NFP Advice||Music||Pro Bono|| |
NFP Governance. Musician serves on two NFP boards and needs help understanding his obligations with respect to the duty of loyalty.
|17-670||Visa and Immigration||Music||Pro Bono|| |
Immigration. Client is a small NFP arts organization that needs help securing an O-1 visa for one of its directors.
|17-674||Commercial Litigation/ADR/Other Claims||Visual Art||Pro Bono|| |
Trademark Litigation. An extreemly talented visual artist needs representation in connection with an action filed, by his former employer, against him for trademark dilution. Client may have grounds to file a counter-claim.