Calgary Association of Freelance Editors Presents:
Copyright Law and Freelance Editing
Are you a freelance editor working in Calgary?
February 7: Copyright Law and Freelance Editing
Michael Whitt and Martin Kratz of Bennett Jones will be speaking on the topic of copyright law, its application to freelance editing, and the current relevant changes to copyright law proposed in Canada and the United States.
Michael Whitt is co-leader of the firm’s information technology practice. He wrote A Patent Agent (2001) and a Trademark Agent (1994). In addition to being a lawyer, Michael Whitt advises technology-based businesses on commercialization and compliance matters, and on the structure, negotiation and documentation of novel business models, strategies and transactions, particularly regarding intellectual property and information and other technologies.
Michael has been involved with computer and information technologies for over three decades and advises small, medium and large clients with technology or intellectual property assets and operations.
Clients include manufacturers, vendors, technology acquirers, bulletin boards, ISPs, ASPs, e-Commerce and web-enabled transaction providers, infrastructure providers, agricultural and biotechnology operations, health informatics providers and users, geospatial and location-based service providers and professional self-governing bodies.
Martin Kratz leads the intellectual property practice for Bennett Jones. His practice is focused around intellectual property and technology law, which includes substantive patent, copyright and trademark matters as well as matters of intellectual property transactions, data protection, privacy, e-commerce, strategic alliances, mergers, acquisitions and technology transfers among technology companies.
His practice is focused on the energy, electronic commerce, software, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, entertainment, and related industries
Time: 7:00-9:00 pm (sign-in at 7:00 pm, program at 7:15 pm, refreshments and networking until 9:00 pm)
Cost: Free for CAFE members & affiliates, $5 for non-members
Location: McDougall Centre (455 6 St SW) Media Room
RSVP: To firstname.lastname@example.org by February 5, walk-ins are also welcome
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