Writers Working – The Who, What, and Why of Writer Agreements

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Understand the intricacies of publishing.

You can attend this program in person or take part online. To take part online, register here through Zoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_d9ntRsXlSe6wxyO5vFC_ug#/registration

Publishing involves various relationships between parties who have different roles with different obligations, rights, and expectations. The presentation will discuss the basic differences and primary concerns regarding agreements between writers and their agents, publishers, co-authors, illustrators, and publicists.

Bert Krages is an attorney in Portland who primarily concentrates on intellectual property issues such as copyrights, trademarks, patents, and publishing. In addition to his legal practice, he serves an ambassador for the Portland Chapter of the Authors Guild. Bert is recognized nationally as an advocate of the right to take photographs in public places and has appeared in media such as National Public Radio’s Morning Edition, Popular Photography, Shutterbug, and Wired. He is the author of several books concerning photography including Legal Handbook for Photographers and The Photography Exercise Book. www.krages.com

Central Oregon Writers Guild’s mission is to provide Central Oregon area writers a forum for mutual support and education through meetings, annual events and workshops. Our goal is to advance growth and success for individual writers of all genres and skill levels. Founded in 2002, the Guild is a non-profit organization, run entirely by volunteers.

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