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Webinar on Using IP and Indian Arts and Crafts Act to Protect Businesses
October 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm EDT
As part of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s series on E-commerce for
Native American Artists & Craftspeople, it will host a webinar focused on “protecting businesses through use of intellectual property rights and the Indian Arts and Crafts Act.” The session will include a discussion about the new Copyright Claims Board and the benefits it offers to visual artists’ small businesses, presentations by representatives from several online platforms “who will assist participants in understanding what steps can be taken in the event of infringement or cultural appropriation,” and much more. The event is being held in collaboration with the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Indian Arts and Crafts Board and the nonprofit Indian Dispute Resolution Services. For additional information and to register, please click here.