From Panel to Publisher: An In-Depth Look at Transactional Law for Comic Book Creator Clients
Thursday, October 6 | 12:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. | New York Comic Con
Course Price: $160
3.0 MCLE CREDITS: 3.0 Skills
The past decade has seen a renaissance in comic book publishing. In fact, more titles are being published now than ever before in history. This CLE will help introduce lawyers and law students to the business and legal landscape of the comic book industry with a strong emphasis on practical skills.
Topics to Be Covered:
~Introduction to the comic book client
~Intellectual property foundations of the comic book property
~Collaboration, artist services, and other key agreements required to create the comic book property
~Negotiating the comic book publishing agreement
~Issues in self-distribution
In addition to this Thursday CLE course, your registration fee entitles you to 1 NYCC Pro Thursday Ticket (complimentary) or the possibility to upgrade to 1 NYCC 4-Day Pro Ticket ($40 Ticket fee on top of the course fee). There is a limit of 1 Pro Ticket per attorney purchasing either or both courses.
As a companion 1.5 credit CLE course, we are also offering “From the Printed Page to the Silver Screen,” an overview of licensing comic book properties to the film and television industries on Sunday, October 9.
Thomas A. Crowell, Partner, Lane Sash and Larrabee, LLP
David Gallaher, Writer, DC Comics
Jeff Trexler, Associate Director/Fashion Ethics, Sustainability, and Development, Fordham Law School
Matthew Tynan, Associate, Pelosi Wolf Effron & Spates LLP
NOTE: THESE PROGRAMS ARE OPEN ONLY TO REGISTERED ATTORNEYS AND THE TICKETS ARE NON-TRANSFERABLE AND NON REFUNDABLE.BY APPLYING FOR REGISTRATION TO EITHER CLE COURSE YOU ARE REPRESENTING AND WARRANTING THAT YOU ARE A REGISTERED ATTORNEY IN GOOD STANDING IN AT LEAST ONE U.S. JURISDICTION. BY APPLYING FOR REGISTRATION, YOU AGREE THAT THE NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION AND/OR NEW YORK COMIC CON MAY VERIFY YOUR ATTORNEY REGISTRATION STATUS.
No coupons or comp passess will be accepted for this CLE program.
New York Comic Con
New York State Bar Association's Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section
New York State Bar Association's Committee on Continuing Legal Education