The fact sheets below provide information on a number of legal issues that may affect artists.
Business organization, taxes, etc.: five important things your small arts business should know about the law.
Explanation of how an employer becomes the owner of copyright.
A step-by-step guide to registering your copyright online.
Common clauses found inside “rights grab” agreements.
What is compilation and how does it work?
Explanation of the relationship between copyrights, and the sale of physical artwork.
A guide to filing a small claims case in Minnesota state court.
Wisdom on ways to avoid business scams targeted at artists
Some basic information for you renters out there.
Information on how music copyrights are unique.
Sell a copyright years gone by? Looking to get it back, you just might be able to.
Explanation of the differences between these two forms of labor disputes.
Explanation of the tax laws surrounding the donation of art.
A basic guide to law that regulates our federal wage.
Explanation of why clothing designs are currently not protected by copyright law.
Explanation of the doctrine that permits the re-sale of things like used books, and artwork.
Information on immigration, work visas and other related matters for artists and arts organizations.
And more important information for filmmakers in Minnesota, including legal resources.