Parna Mehrbani Speaks about Copyright in the Craft Industry
On February 21, Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani spoke to members of the Tigard Knitting Guild about how copyright protects the livelihood of craft designers. She shared what copyright law does and does not cover, what is copyrightable, and how to secure a copyright. She also spoke about common infringement issues, and how makers can protect their rights.
Parna is co-chair of the Information Privacy & Security Practice Group, and a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group. Her practice is focused on intellectual property, trademark and copyright registration, licensing, and enforcement, and advising on intellectual property portfolios for local, national, and international companies. She also advises businesses on the management and security of personal data and the laws that regulate the collection, use, and protection of personal data.