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Protecting Your Business: IP and IACA
October 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Session 9: Protecting Your Business: IP and IACA
Date: October 13, 2022
Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian visual artists and craftspeople face unique challenges with the shift to online sales and continued limits on attendance at local arts and crafts fairs.
This session will focus on protecting your business through use of intellectual property rights and the Indian Arts and Crafts Act. It will include:
- Coverage of the newly-established Copyright Claims Board and the benefits it provides to small-business visual artists.
- Presentations by representatives from several online platforms who will assist participants in understanding what steps can be taken in the event of infringement and cultural appropriation.
3:00PM – 5:00PM ET
2:00PM – 4:00PM CT
1:00PM – 3:00PM MT
12:00PM – 2:00PM PT
11:00AM – 1:00PM AT
10:00AM – 12:00PM HT
This webinar is part of 2022 E-commerce for Native American artists & craftspeople webinar series. The series has been organized by the Tribal Nations Partnership featuring th United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in collaboration with the United States Department of the Interior’s Indian Arts and Crafts Board and Indian Dispute Resolution Services.