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CBA Event: Patent, Trademark & Copyright

LOCATION: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604


Presented by: Intellectual Property Law 

Intellectual property is increasingly important to businesses and individuals. All attorneys and business owners should have some knowledge of the fundamentals of intellectual property law.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 3:30pm to 6:00pm

Lawyers for the Creative Arts Benefit Luncheon 2017


2017 Benefit Luncheon

October 18, 2017
Noon to 1:30pm



Renée Fleming

Anthony Freud of the Lyric Opera of Chicago

Michael Clark, Partner Sidley Austin LLP

Greenberg Traurig LLP


Renée Fleming

Anthony Freud


Phil Ponce (WTTW — Chicago Tonight)

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LCA 2017 Raffle Benefit Flyer
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

YLS Creative Arts Committee Meeting: Representing Pro Bono and Low Means Creative Clients

PRESENTED BY: YLS Creative Arts 

LOCATION: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604

Speaker: Marci Rolnik Walker, Legal Director, Lawyers for the Creative Arts

Come learn the ins and outs on the type of legal issues artists confront and how to manage pro bono representation. What are the pros and cons? Practice skill and network building opportunities? Time commitments? Crafting limited scope engagement letters? How to avoid conflicts and other ethical problems?

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 5:15pm to 6:15pm

Quickbooks Online Training presented by The Arts and Business Council of Chicago

Arts & Business Council’s two-part workshop (Nov 1 & 2) will show you tips and shortcuts that will help you cut down on time spent working, while maximizing the accuracy of your reports. The session will focus on proper ways to record transactions in order to have detailed management reporting. QuickBooks Online gives you many ways to improve your efficiency, and after this workshop, you’ll be able to choose which options work best for your organization.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 2:00pm to Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 5:00pm