Presented by Arts Services Initiative of WNY (ASI)

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
UB Anderson Gallery

View and Download the PowerPoint Presentation from this workshop HERE: PowerPoint Presentation


Creatives, entrepreneurs, artists, and organizations that work with or represent artists are invited to this FREE workshop to learn about Intellectual Property law and how to legally protect your ideas and artwork.

ASI hosted Darius Keyhani, co-founder of Meredith & Keyhani, PLLC, a New York and New Jersey law firm, to provide practical information about Trademark law and Intellectual Property law.

Topics covered during this presentation include:

– Types of ideas and information Intellectual Property law will protect that relate to creative and innovative work including artwork and other products created by entrepreneurs.
– The types of legal rights creatives have in regards to their brand, ideas, reputation and rights to publicity.
– A list of affordable ways creatives can protect their rights.

Attendees also had a chance to sit down with Darius one-on-one to discuss their specific needs and questions on this topic.

Part of the ASI professional development series are made possible by Fund for the Arts, Erie County, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

More about Darius:
Darius works in the patent and intellectual property litigation in federal courts. Darius and his team have been successfully representing individuals and private and public organizations/businesses in patent, trademark, copyright and unfair competition laws. Over the past decade, Darius has served as lead litigation and trial counsel in over sixty (60) cases in federal district courts throughout the United States and federal appeals courts. You can learn more about Darius HERE.

This workshop is sponsored by the University at Buffalo Art Galleries.