LCP Webinars

Join LCP Webinars for new ways to engage with poetry, expand your network, and learn valuable tools and resources to grow your poetry career.

Upcoming Webinars

Copyright law, publishing, and option agreements with Edwards Creative Law

Wednesday June 29, 2022 at 2pm EST

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Join lawyers Ian Harris and Michael Duboff from Edwards Creative Law, Canada’s entertainment law boutique, to learn about copyright law, publishing, and option agreements. Edwards Creative law has decades of combined experience practicing in publishing, film, television, music and other fields of entertainment law.

Ian Harris, Entertainment Lawyer

Ian’s practice focuses on legal transactions in the entertainment industry with an emphasis on film and TV production, video games, interactive digital media, privacy, and intellectual property acquisition, distribution and protection. Ian also works with Mark Edwards in the firm’s entertainment litigation practice.

Ian is a trusted counselor whose clients value his careful drafting and unflagging attention to detail. Ian has developed particular expertise drafting and negotiating employment and independent contractor agreements in the film and TV industry, as well as production services agreements and co-production agreements.

Michael Duboff, Entertainment Lawyer

Michael Duboff is a Canadian entertainment lawyer with a professional focus on musicfilm and television, publishing, and corporate matters. He has worked with a variety of artists and creative businesses helping to facilitate projects, performance opportunities locally and across borders, and organizational matters.

Born and raised in Winnipeg, Michael’s practice spans across Manitoba where he carries on clients and representation in addition to the firm’s primary residence in Ontario.

Prior to working as a lawyer, Michael has worked professionally in both the music and film/tv industries, as a musician in an alternative rock band and as a freelance director/writer/producer in Toronto and Vancouver. His passion for the arts and artists helps drive his practice and makes him grateful to be able to continue to work for and with the vibrant arts communities.

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Past Webinars

LCP members can access recordings of past webinars by e-mailing nicole@poets.ca

  • February 2022: Spontaneous Poetry with Kate Marshall Flaherty
  • January 2022: All about the Public Lending Right Program with Peter Schneider and Laurie D. Graham
  • November 2021: An overview of LCP funding programs and other funding options for poets, with Administrative Director Nic Brewer
  • September 2021: Using Canva to Support your Poetry Career with Laura O’Brien, LCP Communications Manager