Partner Janet Fries, head of the Copyright Team in the Washington, D.C., office, spoke at the Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts Workshop.  Janet presented “Protecting Your Artistic Legacy,” advising on creating an inventory, selecting an artistic/literary executor and exploiting works through licensing.  Since 1983, WALA has supported artistic expression and creative innovation by serving the legal needs of Washington, Maryland and Virginia’s arts and cultural communities.  A not-for profit organization, WALA provides education, advocacy and volunteer legal services through workshops and seminars, legal clinics for artists and arts organizations, and pro bono referral services.

Source: Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts