Creative Law Network


Dave Ratner Presents

Creative Law Network’s Dave Ratner has recently presented on numerous topics to a variety of audiences throughout the state. In the past few weeks, Dave has given presentations to:

Colorado Creative Industries Summit – Dave teamed up with attorney and CPA Ken Ransford to help creative people, businesses, and organizations better understand entity formations. Formations of limited liability companies, corporations, and non-profits was discussed and the presentation was featured in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent.

Moxie U – This event was presented by Denver’s Clyfford Still MuseumRedLine, and the Arts Student League of Denver. Visual artists of all types came to the museum to learn from Dave about intellectual property and business law as it relates to their work.

AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts) – Dave spoke as part of AIGA’s “Buzz” series about “Knowing Your Creative Rights.”  An eager and well-caffeinated group of graphic artists learned about copyrights, trademarks, contracts, entities, and how to protect their rights!

Entertainment and Sports Section of the Colorado Bar Association  – At this luncheon and continuing legal education event, Dave presented on how copyright law applies to the music industry. Attorneys in attendance learned about the unusual and unique ways that copyright works in the music business. Dave also explained industry players and standards of the industry.

Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property and Technology Institute – Dave presented with attorney and former record label executive Bill Kelly to intellectual property and technology attorneys from across the country on counseling artists and arts organizations. The pair educated attendees about issues specific to the arts and what special considerations are important in the practice. This presentation was recorded and will be available online in the future!

Dave Ratner