Talk on art, copyright law

Feb 28, 2014
Zeke Callanan

Tenants Harbor — Business lawyer Ezekiel Callanan will present a talk titled Copyright and Your Art at the monthly Artists’ Round Table Thursday, March 13, at 10:30 p.m. at Jackson Memorial Library, 71 Main St./Route 131.

Callanan will cover the basics of copyright law in the United States, how those laws impact different artistic forms and some strategies around leveraging one’s work for revenue and protecting it from infringement.

Callanan is a lawyer with Opticliff Law in Portland and works extensively with entrepreneurs from a variety of industries. In 2008, while in law school, he led the founding of the Maine Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts and remains a board member today. He also sits on the board of directors of two other busy nonprofit organizations, Creative Portland and Maine Ultimate.

The Artists’ Round Table meets in the library’s Community Room the second Thursday. All are welcome.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or

Comments (1)
Posted by: Dagney C. Ernest | Mar 05, 2014 10:00

Note, editing error had this on Friday; it takes place on Thursday, March 13

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