Arts Cases Available for Placement

September 28, 2020

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CONTRACT

N4646-1-K: DRAFT LIABILITY RELEASE FORM AND EQUIPMENT RENTAL CONTRACT

Client, a nonprofit dedicated to weaving and fiber-related arts, offers weaving and fiber arts classes and lends out weaving equipment to its members. Client would like the assistance of a volunteer attorney to draft (1) a liability release form to use when students attend arts classes and (2) an equipment rental form to use when members borrow equipment.

N4689-1-K: UPDATE AND REVISE NONPROFIT’S BYLAWS

Client is a nonprofit that works with performing artists and audiences, who are on the disability spectrum, to promote and showcase their abilities. Client is in the process of changing its corporate name and would like the assistance of a volunteer attorney to update its bylaws to reflect the corporate name change and other internal procedures.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

N2756-1-D: DRAFT CEASE AND DESIST LETTERS

Client, a non-profit art museum, has a federally registered trademark in connection with festival activities and learned two other organizations are using the same mark in connection with the same services. Client would like the assistance of a volunteer attorney to send cease and desist letters to the infringers.

TRADEMARK AND COPYRIGHT

N1531-1-R: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY REVIEW FOR PUBLISHING PROJECT

Client, a nonprofit that publishes books authored by children between 6 and 17 years old, is publishing a book written by one of its clients. Client seeks the assistance of a volunteer attorney to review approximately 25 quotes and offer an opinion on whether proper attribution was given for the quotes. Client would also like the attorney to review approximately 10 images drawn by the child that were inspired by Disney and Harry Potter works to determine whether the image constitutes possible copyright or trademark infringement.