Copyright Basics for Creatives

Come learn the basics of copyright law with local arts attorney, Caroline Kert. Learn how to identify when someone may be infringing your rights, or when you’re infringing theirs. We’ll also examine fair use concepts and popular misconceptions.

This workshop is presented online through Zoom. The workshop link will be emailed one day before the start of the workshop. Can’t make it at the scheduled time? No problem! Register to receive the workshop recording.

This virtual workshop is presented as part of Steamboat Creates’ Business of Art series. 


About the Speaker

Caroline Kert

Attorney, Creative Legal

Caroline R. Kert is an attorney and a mediator. She champions artists and helps businesses in the creative industries protect their revenue streams, so they can focus on what they do best. She helps clients cut through the overwhelm to develop priorities and strategies that work for their specific business needs.

She counsels businesses, nonprofits, and emerging artists on all aspects of their business practices including entity formation, joint ventures, employment and independent consultant contract negotiation, employment law, intellectual property registration and licenses, risk management, collections, conflict resolution, and litigation. She also handles appeals to the federal and state court systems.

Ms. Kert has extensive experience governing nonprofit, environmental, government, and arts programs. She was appointed as Burning Man’s regional contact for Boulder in 2016 and was named the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts’ inaugural Volunteer Attorney of the Year in 2018.

When she is not in the office, Ms. Kert enjoys film, having worked on many student and professional sets and having attended the Colorado Film School for cinematography and directing. She also enjoys strategic games and poker.