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Intellectual Property for Artists and Creative Entrepreneurs 👩‍⚖️

February 8 @ 2:00 pm 3:30 pm

Join us for an exciting online event tailored specifically for artists and creative entrepreneurs! Discover the importance of protecting your intellectual property and learn how to navigate the intricate world of copyrights, trademarks, industrial designs, patents and trade secrets.

Whether you’re a painter, writer, designer, or musician, understanding intellectual property rights is crucial for safeguarding your creative work. Our expert speakers will share valuable insights, practical tips, and real-life case studies to help you make informed decisions. There will also be time for you to ask questions and engage with the speakers.

Date: Thu Feb 08 2024

Time: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm (Atlantic Standard Time)


André Gallant is Atlantic Canada’s Intellectual Property (IP) Advisor with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO). In addition to working in IP law, André has also worked as a tax lawyer for more than 10 years. He is also a published author, frequent speaker and an amateur piano composer.

Michael Shortt is a partner with the intellectual property department of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP. Michael has participated in multiple Supreme Court cases dealing with copyright topics ranging from Crown copyright to technological neutrality to royalties for downloadable music. He is the co-chair of Fasken’s video game law group and a frequent speaker and writer on intellectual property topics.

Adam Haller is managing director, commercialization & licensing at Dalhousie University. Adam joined Dalhousie after ten years practicing intellectual property law at Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP in Toronto. He brings significant experience helping companies ranging from start-ups to multinational corporations solve some of their most complex intellectual property and related challenges.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain a competitive edge in the creative industry! Register now to secure your spot and unlock the secrets of protecting your artistic and creative endeavors.



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