Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Know Your Rights! A Guide to the Legal Side of Writing and Illustrating

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Date(s) - 10/28/2017
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Lane Road Library
1945 Lane Road - Upper Arlington, Ohio 43220


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Join author and attorney Jacqui Lipton for an informative discussion of our legal rights as writers and illustrators.
Topics will include: 
rights and options
fair use and public domain 
copyrights and more! 
If you dream of making money in the children's book industry, this is a workshop you won't want to miss.

Jacqui Lipton (LL.B., M.F.A., Ph.D.) writes academic and nonfiction books and articles about legal issues in the digital age, as well as fiction under the pen-name K.C. Maguire. She has taught at leading law schools in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, including the University of Houston, the University of Pittsburgh, Case Western Reserve University, the University of Florida, the University of Melbourne, the University of Nottingham, and Monash University. Her academic and professional work has focused on law in the digital age, with an emphasis on copyright, trademark, privacy, business and contract law. She is currently working on a "legal issues" handbook for authors. She holds an LL.B. from the University of Melbourne and LL.M./Ph.D. degrees in international/comparative intellectual property law from Cambridge University. She also holds an M.F.A. in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She frequently presents for SCBWI and other organizations on legal issues for authors and illustrators. She is the director of Authography LL.C., a Cleveland-based company dedicated to helping authors and others meet their writing and  professional goals. You can find her on the web at:

To register for the workshop, choose from the ticket options below:

Non-Members – $45

Members – $25

Note: Refunds for registration cancellations will only be offered up to 48 hours before the event (minus $5 for fees, shipping and handling). After that point, we cannot refund registration fees.