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The following is a current list LCA matters within the identified Categories.
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|Case #||Legal Category||Arts Category||Client Type||Description|
|18-585||Other||Visual Art||Pro Bono||
Contract: Scholarship. 18-585 NFP educational group needs help setting up a scholarship program for art students.
|18-657||Commercial Litigation/ADR/Other Claims||Dance, Film/TV, Music, Performance Art, Theater, Visual Art||Pro Bono||
Dispute: Film. 18-657 Freelance camera-man was notified by his ISP that they planned to disclose his name in connection with an alleged illegal download of a movie. According to the client, he has not illegally downloaded any movies. Client needs legal advice regarding the best course of action.
Employee/Independent Contractor: Contract Review: 18-689 Music Director, an independent contractor for a church choir, needs counsel to help him evaluate changes that the church proposed to the terms of his services agreement.
|18-708||Commercial Litigation/ADR/Other Claims||Music||Pro Bono||
Dispute: Breach of Contract 18-708 Rap artist paid a producer to mix and master the tracks that he recorded for the artist, but the work was never done. Client would like the tracks to be returned to her so that she can work with them; or, in the alternative, Client would accept a refund of the amounts she paid to the producer.
|18-717a||Contracts||Visual Art||Pro Bono||
Contract: Release of Rights. 18-717a Client is a visual artist who creates installation art and is planning to do a piece that incorporates video and still photography to address issues related to women's empowerrment and race. Client needs a release to be signed by the interview subjects.
|18-753||Copyright Protection/Licensing||Literature, Visual Art||Pro Bono||
Copyright: Memoir. 18-753 Client is writing a memoir that includes her experiences at a school for disabled children in the late 1960s. A major publisher has agreed to publish her work; however, the inclusion of certain yearbook photos is contingent on client securing any necessary permissions. Client needs counsel to help her address the publisher’s concerns regarding copyright in the yearbook photos.
|18-760||Business Startup/Corporate, Trademark Protection||Music||Pro Bono||
Trademark and Start-up: Music. 18-760 Music producer needs help with trademark registration and advice regarding business structure.
|19-005||Commercial Litigation/ADR/Other Claims||Film/TV||Paying||
Dispute: Breach of Contract. 19-005 Freelance TV producer worked on a project for several months under a written contract but was never paid in full. Client needs help to recover amounts still owed.
|19-006||Business Startup/Corporate||Visual Art||Pro Bono||
Start-up: Visual Art. 19-006 Visual artist who paints murals needs start-up advice and one stadardized agreement for his customers.
|19-016||Business Startup/Corporate, Trademark Protection||Music||Pro Bono||
Start-up. Music. 19-016 Young event planner needs start-up advice and help with trademark registration.