Case #Legal CategoryArts CategoryClient TypeDescriptionTraining MaterialsLaw Library
20-160Visa and ImmigrationVisualPro Bono

20-160 International student at the Art Institute needs help evaluating her options for securing a visa that will allow her to work full time while she attends school.

20-169Business Startup/CorporateDesign/Graphic Design, Photography, Visual ArtPro Bono

20-169 Visual artist needs start-up advice, help with business structure and advice regarding copyright registration.

20-319Other, Landlord-Tenant, Personal Injury/Damage to PropertyMusic, Other, Performance Art, VisualPro Bono

20-319 Professional jazz percussionist resides in a leased residential/studio space. The space was damaged as a result of utility work that was performed just outside his building. Client is in the process of negotiating a settlement between the utility company, the landlord and himself and needs legal assistance.

20-397Copyright InfringementMusicPro Bono

20-397 NFP choir group plans to hold live-streamed sing-alongs for dementia patients and needs legal help evaluating what licenses they need before launching the sing-along series.

Representing the LCA Music Client: Rights in Musical Compositions
20-435Contracts, Copyright Protection/LicensingMusicPro Bono

20-435 Talented fiddle player needs counsel to review a four page Producer Agreement. The album is essentially complete and Client and the Producer are working on memorializing the terms of their agreement. Producer's attorney drafted the agreement.

Representing the LCA Music Client: Agreements with Third Parties
20-444Business Startup/Corporate, Contracts, Copyright Protection/LicensingDance, Literature, Music, Performance Art, Theater, Visual, Film/T.V.Pro Bono

20-444 NFP that promotes the work of emerging black artists is launching an online platform to showcase the artists' work and needs start-up advice and two Terms of Service Agreements, one for the artists who will be showing their work and one for the customers who will be viewing the work.

20-445Trademark InfringementMusicPro Bono

20-445 Client registered a stage name in 2019, Client regularly uses the name to identify his entertainment services. A YouTube Influencer is using Client's name and Client needs counsel to send a Cease and Desist letter to address this situation.

Overview of Trademark Issues in the Arts
20-447Business Startup/Corporate, Trademark ProtectionFilm/TV, Radio/VoicePro Bono

20-447 Music manager who is using radio interviews to promote his artists and his brand needs help establishing a business structure and registering a trademark.

20-450Contracts, Copyright Protection/LicensingMusicPro Bono

20-450 Gospel, soul and hip hop musician is recording an album and needs a Producer Agreement to memorialize the terms of his agreement with the producer.

Representing the LCA Music Client: Agreements with Third Parties
20-453ContractsMusicPro Bono

20-453 Classical composer and performer needs counsel to review a Publishing Agreement that he received from a music publisher.

20-456Business Startup/Corporate, Trademark ProtectionDesign/Graphic Design, Visual ArtPro Bono

20-456 Student graphic design artist needs start-up advice and help with business structure. He also needs a contract for artists he hires to create designs.

20-461Contracts, Landlord-TenantVisualPro Bono

20-461 Visual artist leases a studio in a shared space that prohibits noise. Client's studio neighbors are playing music that makes it difficult for Client to do his work. Client needs legal advice to help resolve this situation.

20-473Landlord-TenantVisualPro Bono

20-473 Visual artist with valuable works in a storage locker needs help delaying the storage company’s imminent sale of the art to satisfy its claim against Client for unpaid rent on the locker.

20-479Contracts, Trademark Protection, Copyright Protection/LicensingLiterature, Non-ProfitPro Bono

20-479 NFP online publisher that produces and distributes digital picture books with a focus on materials for children in Africa needs a Terms of Service Agreement to accompany the sale of its digital books.