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Art & Law Thursdays: Copyright Registration Workshop

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 5:30pm

Come learn essential steps to register copyright in your image collections.

Our speakers will discuss new rules and procedures to register multiple images,

including collections of unpublished work.

We’ll walk you through the registration process and answer questions.



Thursday, July 12th

5:30 Networking

6 – 7:30 p.m. Program

The LeRoy Neiman Center

37 S. Wabash Avenue, 1st Floor

Chicago, IL 60603

Featured Speakers:

James E. Griffith has counseled clients on a wide range of commercial and intellectual property issues for the past 15 years. He is an experienced litigator, handling copyright, trademark, unfair competition, publishing, art law, entertainment, privacy, and technology matters.  

Mr. Griffith has advised on copyright protection, licensing, and enforcement for large photographic collections, including the Vivian Maier catalog, and has managed complex litigation in a multitude of industries for over 15 years.



Alain Villeneuve is an international intellectual property lawyer who routinely handles patent, trademark and copyright registration, monitoring and defense. Mr. Villeneuve has represented clients before United States and global regulatory and enforcement boards.

Mr. Villeneuve handled large volume database registration for VHT Inc.’s image catalogues and is one of the foremost knowledgeable lawyers on the subject. He served as prosecution counsel in VHT, Inc. vs. Zillow Group.