Mar 22, 2021    
12:00 pm PDT - 3:00 pm PDT

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March 22, 2021 @ 3:00 PM PDT / 6:00 PM EDT

Joey Novick, Esq. is an entertainment law attorney with experience working with storytellers, facilitators, trainers and speakers. He is the general counsel for the Applied Improvisation Network and the New Jersey Storytelling Network. He is a longtime volunteer attorney for the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts in New York City, and the former Executive Director for the New Jersey Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. Joey has provided workshops for the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Applied Improvisation Network annual conference, as well as many other bar associations and law conferences. His website is www.entertainmentlegal.org.

As a storyteller, Joey has written two solo shows; and performed at Fringe Festivals. His solo show, “Comedian Elected to Town Council in New Jersey” was nominated for Best Comedy Performance at the Capital Fringe Festival.


It can be strewn with tornadoes, witches, and flying monkeys.

Learn what you need to know in order to create a business plan and legal framework to protect your creativity. and take your plan over the rainbow.

  • Create your own Copyright to protect your creativity.
  • Trademark your brand for profit & protection.
  • Legal protections needed in your performance contract.
  • Learn how to protect your intellectual property.

This highly interactive workshop will cover basics of trademark, copyright, and professional performance contracts geared toward speakers, trainers, facilitators and storytellers. Each participant will leave with a multi-part plan to address current issues, and prevent future problems.

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