TALA Celebrates World IP Day 2021

In celebration of World Intellectual Property Day 2021, TALA presents webinars on Copyright and Patent.

Get Your Gram On – Navigating the new music album copyright registration

Tuesday April 27, 2021 @ 1:00 pm

The Entertainment & Sports Section of the Austin Bar Association (ESLABA) has teamed up with TALA to explore the new U.S. Copyright Office music copyright registration application, Group Registration for Works on an Album of Music (GRAM). The GRAM application is specifically for musical works and provides a number of benefits over the existing U.S. Copyright Office registration applications. Join us for this webinar as attorney Alyce Zawacki discusses music copyright basics and guides you through the new application.

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Understanding the Basics of Obtaining a Patent

Tuesday May 4, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

Have you invented something new? Join licensed patent attorneys who will provide an overview of the general process and costs to obtain a US patent, plus answer questions related to the requirements to receive patent protection.

  • What is patentable and does my invention qualify for a patent?
  • Is my invention novel and how do I determine if something similar has already been patented?
  • What is public disclosure of an invention and how does it impact receipt of a patent?
  • What are provisional patents and do I need one?

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