Free Webinar on Copyright Small Claims Offered on August 17

ATHENS, GA (August 5, 2016) ) - A free webinar is being offered explaining proposed legislation for small claims legislation on copyright infringement. The webinar is being hosted by the Graphic Artists Guild on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 2 p.m. EST. The webinar is open to everyone and is especially important for photographers, artists and designers. You can register here.

The Graphic Artists guild is one of several organizations, including the National Press Photographers Association, that have been working with the Copyright Office to create a simplified alternative to the federal court system for copyright infringements under $30,000. The webinar will be taught by Lisa Shaftel, advocacy liaison for the Graphic Artists Guild, and Nancy Wollf, counsel for the Digital Media Licensing Association.

- Staff report