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Members-Only CONTENT

This Members Only section of CLA's website features educational resources in various formats. New materials are being added to the Online Education Center regularly so check back often.

Members Only Education Portal

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Login here and create your own account to access CLA's education portal. The new education portal features recorded webinars, podcasts, articles, videos, MCLE programs for attorneys, and other documents on legal topics for the creative arts and innovation community. California Lawyers for the Arts is licensed by the State Bar of California as a Multiple Activity MCLE Provider (#1248). ​​Non-attorneys should register as "non-MCLE" when setting-up their account to view these materials. There is no fee to setup your free account.

Continuing Education (MCLE)
CLA is pleased to offer an EDUCATION PORTAL in association with the World Continuing Education Alliance [WCEA]. There is no fee to setup your free account. In addition to CLA's own content, this global solution to continuing education offers access to the largest resource of continuing education in the world. CLA's Education Portal sources legal education from experts and education institutions around the world. WCEA's global education network has over 1,000 continuing education courses from over 80 CE educational institutions, with new education content added every week. Online study is made simple so you can work online learning from a wide range of CE short courses according to your needs. A large number of courses are available FREE, with others available for a nominal fee. Courses are suitable for attorneys as well as the wider creative arts and innovation community.

Free Education Tracker
With the NEW Education Portal, you are provided with a free Education Tracker which automatically records all learning activity on the portal.  The Education Tracker also enables you to record all of your other continuing education activities taken anywhere, thereby creating one central record of all your continuing education studies. Summary reports can be created and supplied to continuing education auditors (such as State Bar Associations).

Create Your Education Account
Go to the Education Portal to create your own personal Education Account using your email address and a password to access the online continuing education materials. There is no fee to setup your free account. Make sure you complete your profile so you can access and track educational materials. If you are a non-attorney, choose "non-CLE" when setting-up your account profile. CLA Members SAVE 50% on paid programs with their Member Access Code. 

See examples below of online learning available now in the MEMBERS ONLY EDUCATION PORTAL:

  • Copyright: A Basic Introduction
  • Trademarks: A Basic Introduction
  • Licensing: A Basic Introduction
  • The Artist-Gallery Agreement
  • Public Art Contracts: What every artist needs to know about public art commissions, from RFQ to Moral Rights
  • How to Protect Your Art with Design Patents
  • Copyright "Fair Use:" What Creative Artists Need to Know
  • Using Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) to Resolve Disputes in the Arts and Entertainment World
  • Intellectual Property Law Survey for the Creative Arts
  • Copyright for Educators and Librarians
  • Collaboration Agreements for Creative Artists
  • Patents: A Basic Introduction
  • Trade Secrets: A Basic Introduction
  • Negotiation: A Basic Introduction
  • Termination of Copyrights: What You Need to Know
  • How to Register Your Music With the Copyright Office
  • Social Entrepreneurship: The California B-Corporation
  • How to Represent the Low Power FM Station License Applicant: Module #1
  • How to Represent the Low Power FM Station License Applicant: Module #2

Podcasts

Podcasts, and articles of interest to the creative arts and innovation community are being recorded and archived by CLA. These resources and materials are being added-to on a regular basis, so check back often.

Articles & Documents

Articles and documents of interest to the creative arts and innovation community are being recorded and archived by CLA. These resources and materials are being added-to on a regular basis, so check back often. 
ALL ACCESS EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS

Workshops & Events
​CLA offers educational programs in all of our locations at least two-times per month  on legal and business topics of interest to the creative arts and innovation community.

Other Useful Resources
​Lists of other resources for the creative arts and innovation community can be found here.

Concise Glossary of Terms
​See this concise glossary of terms used in solving legal problems for the creative arts and innovation community.

Learning Partnerships
CLA regularly partners with other arts and innovation organizations to present events, seminars, and legal education programs. Let's work together to share the benefits of learning and knowledge. Contact us today!



                     

                 

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