As we adjust to the restrictive measures wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic, many events and performances have abruptly migrated online. Although online delivery offers many advantages, it also brings a multitude of challenges especially with regard to copyright, licensing and the protection of original works. Presenters, artists, their agents and managers must adapt quickly to understand unfamiliar contractual terms in order to avoid the pitfalls inherent to the digital medium.
For insight into the legal issues surrounding the online delivery of performing arts, Gowling WLG’s Entertainment and Sports Law Group, in partnership with CAPACOA and NAPAMA, is pleased to invite you to a live Q&A webinar on August 26 at 11:00 a.m. MDT. Featuring Susan Abramovitch, Head of Gowling WLG’s Entertainment and Sports Law Group, Brian Rosenblatt, Entertainment Attorney at Bryce Downey & Lenkov LLC, and moderated by Eoin Ó Catháin, Chair of NAPAMA’s Canadian Executive committee and Vice-President of Latitude 45 Arts Promotion, this event promises to be both timely and instructive.
With a view to maximizing your experience, we ask that you submit questions in advance by completing the quick pre-webinar survey, which can be found at this link, by August 11th. Your questions will help direct the discussion and may relate to a variety of topics, including: