FREE WORKSHOP on Copyright & Intellectual Property April 21, 2011 at the Detroit Public Library


Sound Advice Workshop Series


Midwest’s First Copyright & Intellectual Property Workshop

In Affiliation with the Detroit Entertainment Commission 


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)
•    Internet Issues: Images & Print
•    Fair Use: When Can You Use Materials
•    Licensing, Website Content, Technology
•    Branding

About Facilitator:

Author, agent, entertainment attorney and producer, Gregory J. Reed’s experiences are diverse and he is the only attorney to represent six (6) world champion boxers: Thomas Hearns, Hilmer Kenty, Leon Spinks, Pipino Cuvas, and Tony Tucker. He was instrumental in negotiating one of the largest contracts in boxing history in excess of 30 million dollars involving Thomas Hearns and Sugar Ray Leonard. Reed negotiated the unification of all boxing titles involving Mike Tyson and Tony Tucker. He is used as an expert witness in contract, trademark and entertainment cases throughout the United States. He is one of the founders Vice President board member of The Black Entertainment Sports Lawyers Association. He was the chief lead counsel involving the first historical multi-million dollar lawsuit case, Miss Carole Gist (first black Miss USA 1990) v. Miss Universe, Inc., Pageant. Education: B.S., Michigan State University (Engineering); M.S., Michigan State University (Management Science); J.D., Wayne State University; L.L.M., Wayne State University (Master Of Taxation Law). Reed is also Chairman of the Detroit Entertainment Commission, Detroit, Michigan.


About Grace Adams

Founder, Editor and Publisher of the highly acclaimed "Black Authors and Published Writers Directoy" first published in 2005, Annual. WGA Signatory Agent. View all posts by Grace Adams

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