Monthly Archives: February 2011

Black Literary Marketplace Expo Deadline for entry in Exhibits Catalog March 15 2011

March 15, 2011 is the Deadline for advertising and to be included in The First Annual Black Literary Marketplace Exhibits Catalog at www.blackliterarymarketplaceexpo.com.  FREE AUTHOR/EXHIBITOR Radio Interview.

However, you may advertise in the Black Literary Players newsletter at www.bapwd.com_black_literary_players.htm.

 

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WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE SCHOOL OF MUSIC AND THE PERFORMING ARTS Sound Advice Workshop Series © Copyright & Intellectual Property Conference In Affiliation with the Detroit Entertainment Commission

WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE SCHOOL OF MUSIC AND THE PERFORMING ARTS PRESENTS
Sound Advice Workshop Series
©
Midwest’s First
Copyright & Intellectual Property
Conference
In Affiliation with the Detroit Entertainment Commission

Wednesday, February 23, 2011
1:00 – 3:30 PM
Morris J. Lawrence Building
Room #150

Motown Writers / Singers / Artists Learn How To:
• Reclaim Copyright Income Transferred Earlier by Termination of Rights
• Claim Income Under Digital Download Copyright Act
• Prepare Copyrights and File Properly
• Prepare Basic Trademarks
• Protect Name, Image, & Likeness: Rights of Publicity
• Protect Your Rights: Theft & Joint Authorship
• Create Intellectual Property Wealth, Independent Co. (Motown, Jive, Google)

Basic How To’s for Protecting Your Creative, Intellectual, and Digital Property:

• Artists, Musicians, Songwriters, Authors
• Record Labels, Publishers
• Screenwriters, Film Producers, Playwrights
• Professors, Institutions, Museums
• Software Developers
• Internet Issues: Images & Print
• Fair Use: When Can You Use Materials
• Licensing, Website Content, Technology
• Branding

Free Admission Limited Seating Available Handouts available RSVP before Feb. 21, 2011

Presenters: Author Gregory J. Reed, Esq.
Gregory J. Reed & Associates, PC
International Lecturer, Attorney, Chair of Detroit Entertainment Commission
gjrassoc@aol.com

and

Jeffrey P. Thennisch, Esq.
Dobrusin & Thennisch, PC
Patent Specialist

Moderator: John E. Lawrence
Director of the Music Performance Program

Relevant for artists, students, professors, professionals, faculty, users of copyright, and protected digital media, as well as those who simply want to learn about copyright and digital media in general. Seminar discussion on learning how to tackle common copyright issues using a “framework” approach and applying the Presenters’ case study experiences (Rosa Parks v. OutKast; The Temptations; Mariah Carey; P. Diddy; Jive Records; Motown Records; Mary J. Blige; Guess; Nelson Mandela; Malcolm X; Alex Haley; President Obama; etc.).

Contact: John E. Lawrence for more information: (734) 677-5146 or Grace Adams at graccointern@msn.com


FIRST ANNUAL BLACK LITERARY MARKETPLACE EXPO UPDATES

YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND

The First Annual Black Literary Marketplace Expo

April 19, 20 and 21, 2011

Main Detroit Public Library
5201 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48202

You are cordially invited to attend the First Annual Black Literary Marketplace Expo and Exhibits. This history-making event is scheduled for April 19, 20 and 21, 2011, and will be held at the main Detroit Public Library, located at 5201 Woodward Avenue, in Detroit, Michigan.

On April 19, FREE and open to the public a Pre-Expo Book Exhibit & Author Tour will be an all-day event from 9:30 a.m. thru 9:00 p.m. for authors and presenters (pre-arranged only) at the Troy Museum & Historic Village, Troy, Michigan, Ocean Prime, Troy, Michigan, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, Michigan, Southfield Parks & Recreation Center across from the Southfield Public Library, Southfield, Michigan.

On April 20, the Expo and Exhibits will be an all-day event from 10:00 a.m. thru 9:00 p.m. at the Southfield Parks & Recreation Center, Southfield, Michigan. The Program includes Exhibitors, Speakers, Workshops.

On April 21, the Expo and Exhibits will be an all-day event from 10:00 a.m. thru 6:00 p.m. at the main Detroit Public Library, Detroit, Michigan. The program includes Exhibitors, Speakers, and Workshops.

The purpose of this three-day event is to bring more exposure to individuals and businesses involved in the Black literary marketplace. The goal is to provide a wonderful opportunity for literary professionals to promote and market their work with book signings, exhibition of products, sales in large volumes and networking with other literary associates.

Throughout this extraordinary event, many of the 1,500+ individuals and businesses listed in the “Black Authors and Published Writers Directory” will be stepping off the pages and into the spotlight to showcase their literary work. The program includes several new book launches, author signings, exhibitors, workshops, speakers, entertainment, recognition banquet and dance.

We’re going far beyond the ordinary with our extraordinary plans that include food, a warm reception and dance for socializing and more great networking. Register and reserve your exhibit space today, then set up your FREE author/exhibitor interview, and 60 second commercial at http://www.internetvoicesradio.com/en/detroit-literary-conference.

For more details, registration and to reserve your exhibit space (limited space), please visit The Black Literary Marketplace Expo website at http://www.blackliterarymarketplaceexpo.com.

I really look forward to meeting you in person at this very exciting and memorable event.

Grace Adams

CONTACT INFORMATION
The Grace Company
829 Langdon Court – Suite 45
Rochester Hills, MI 48307
(248) 651-6775

E-Mail: graccointern@MSN.com
Website: http://www.blackliterarymarketplaceexpo.com
 


FIRST ANNUAL BLACK LITERARY MARKETPLACE EXPO UPDATES

 Schedule:  http://www.bapwd.com/expo_schedule.htm

Newsletter:  http://www.bapwd.com/black_literary_players.htm

YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND
 
The First Annual Black Literary Marketplace Expo

April 19, 20 and 21, 2011

 Main Detroit Public Library
5201 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48202
 

You are cordially invited to attend the First Annual Black Literary Marketplace Expo and Exhibits.  This history-making event is scheduled for April 19, 20 and 21, 2011, and will be held at the main Detroit Public Library, located at 5201 Woodward Avenue, in Detroit, Michigan.

On April 19,  FREE and open to the public a Pre-Expo Book Exhibit & Author Tour will be an all-day event from 9:30 a.m. thru 9:00 p.m. for authors and presenters (pre-arranged only) at the Troy Museum & Historic Village, Troy, Michigan, Ocean Prime, Troy, Michigan, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, Michigan, Southfield Parks & Recreation Center across from the Southfield Public Library, Southfield, Michigan.

On April 20, the Expo and Exhibits will be an all-day event from 10:00 a.m. thru 9:00 p.m. at the Southfield Parks & Recreation Center, Southfield, Michigan. The Program includes Exhibitors, Speakers, Workshops.

On April 21, the Expo and Exhibits will be an all-day event from 10:00 a.m. thru 6:00 p.m. at the main Detroit Public Library, Detroit, Michigan. The program includes Exhibitors, Speakers, and Workshops.

The purpose of this three-day event is to bring more exposure to individuals and businesses involved in the Black literary marketplace.  The goal is to provide a wonderful opportunity for literary professionals to promote and market their work with book signings, exhibition of products, sales in large volumes and networking with other literary associates.

Throughout this extraordinary event, many of the 1,500+ individuals and businesses listed in the “Black Authors and Published Writers Directory” will be stepping off the pages and into the spotlight to showcase their literary work. The program includes several new book launches, author signings, exhibitors, workshops, speakers, entertainment, recognition banquet and dance.

We’re going far beyond the ordinary with our extraordinary plans that include food, a warm reception and dance for socializing and more great networking. Register and reserve your exhibit space today, then set up your FREE author/exhibitor interview, and 60 second commercial at http://www.internetvoicesradio.com/en/detroit-literary-conference.

  For more details, registration and to reserve your exhibit space (limited space), please visit The Black Literary Marketplace Expo website at www.blackliterarymarketplaceexpo.com.

I really look forward to meeting you in person at this very exciting and memorable event.  

Grace Adams

CONTACT INFORMATION

The Grace Company
829 Langdon Court – Suite 45
Rochester Hills, MI 48307
(248) 651-6775

E-Mail:    graccointern@MSN.com
Website:  www.blackliterarymarketplaceexpo.com