Kahn to Present on Copyright at VLAA Business Edge Workshop

On April 22, 2019, Michael A. Kahn will present a session titled, “Copyright Myth Busters,” at a Business Edge Workshop sponsored by the Volunteer Attorneys and Accountants for the Arts. This presentation is provided in collaboration with the Copyright Alliance and celebrating World IP Week.


Presentation: Copyright Myth Busters

  • Attorney Michael Kahn, Capes Sokol, will debunk widespread misperceptions about copyright, such as: registration is required to get copyright protection; if it’s on the internet, its free; background music on YouTube videos is a fair use and more.


About the Business Edge Workshops

This series is designed to increase the business savvy of St. Louis region’s artists. There are ten seminars offered annually for individual artists and arts organizations. The core seminars cover career planning, marketing, taxes, copyright and contracts/negotiation skills. Additional seminar topics may be discipline specific or how-to.



Intellectual PropertyMike concentrates his practice in copyright, trademark, First Amendment and media law, including libel and privacy rights. He is a widely recognized trial lawyer in the area of general commercial litigation, and regularly advises clients on a range of intellectual property matters.

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