Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) Hosts Introduction to NFTs for Artists and Artist Advocates

By Editorial Team on August 9, 2021
Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA)

Date: Tuesday, August 10 & Wednesday, August 11 from 6pm to 7:30pm

Day 1 – Tuesday, August 10, 2021 @ 6pm
Introduction to traditional contracts
Understanding “smart contracts”
Introduction to art licensing – brief intro to copyrights
Differences/similarities between “traditional art” and “crypto art” including NFTs

Day 2 – Wednesday, August 11, 2021 @ 6pm
Benefits and risks for artists interested in entering into crypto art
Understanding terms of service in relation to buying and selling NFTs
Understanding the risks related to buying and selling NFTs
Branding issues for artists

Complimentary advance copy of the new edition of Guide to Copyrights & Trademarks for CryptoCreatives (Kindle Edition) by Cynthia M. Gayton, J.D.

“This guide is intended to introduce basic contract, copyright and trademark concepts for the benefit of creatives in the crypto community. It covers the art and music market, provides an introduction to contracts and smart contracts, and briefly explains copyright and trademarks.” Amazon

(This book will serve as the basis for the course and will include new information about legal issues related to NFTs specifically.)

****An Intro to NFTs. This is a two day course****
August 10th and August 11.
There is no single day sign-up available!