The Ella Project has been approved for $25,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support our pro bono legal services and our Music Business Intensive workshop series. This project will provide pro bono legal services to at least 200 moderate income Louisiana artists in the matters of copyright, trademark, licensing, contract creation, and for profit and … Continue reading Ella Project to receive $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts
Our continuing series on the Music Modernization Act and how musicians and songwriters need to be prepared for these legal changes continues via Zoom on Wednesday, December 9th at 2:00 p.m. with an in depth look at the new national Music Licensing Collective. The Collective launches in January 2021 and will issue and administer blanket mechanical … Continue reading Music Licensing Collective zoom workshop for songwriters on 12/09
Join The Ella Project, the Guild of Music Supervisors, the New Orleans Jazz Museum, OffBeat Media for our latest virtual workshop on Thursday, November 12th at 2:00 p.m. Featuring the dynamic panel of musician Jon Cleary, music supervisor Joel C High, The Ella Project Co-Founder Ashlye Keaton and composer Jay Weigel, this zoom workshop addresses: … Continue reading Licensing Music for Film & TV Zoom workshop on 11/12
On October 14, 2020, The Ella Project presented Collecting Royalties in the Modern Age, a workshop presented by Ella Project Co-Founder Ashlye Keaton and Waterseed Music's Lou Hill. The workshop runs a little over one hour and covers: Changes in copyright law. How Performing Rights Organizations work and what you need to do. New facets … Continue reading Stream our Collecting Royalties in the Modern Age workshop
The Ella Project's caseload continues to increase, and we have numerous volunteer opportunities for attorneys seeking to provide pro bono assistance to our clients virtually in matters of copyright, trademark, patent, nonprofit incorporation, forming llcs, and many other issues. Want to use your skills to support the careers of Louisiana musicians? Sign up to volunteer … Continue reading Volunteer with The Ella Project
The way people are accessing, consuming and listening to music has changed dramatically, and the laws and mechanisms for collecting royalties are still catching up. The Music Modernization Act was passed by Congress in 2018, and it’s supposed to make it easier for musicians to collect certain royalties. In order to maximize revenue streams, musicians … Continue reading Collecting Royalties in the Modern Age VIRTUAL workshop on 10/14
The Ella Project is excited to announce that we are relocating our offices to the New Orleans Jazz Museum, a jewel of a facility on Esplanade Ave. We're moving along with our current suite mates at OffBeat Magazine, and look forward to continuing to closely collaborate with these two organizations to build a support hub for New Orleans … Continue reading The Ella Project is on the move
On this Give Nola Day, the needs of our city are massive, and The Ella Project is working at full capacity to use our skills to do our part to make our community whole. On March 13th, we held our last in person legal clinic, and by March 20th, had successfully transitioned to a virtual … Continue reading We’re proud to be an advocate, today we’re asking for your support.
Well, it wasn't the semester we envisioned back in January, but cheers to our Tulane law school volunteers for working with us as our Friday clinics transitioned from in person to conference call to video conferencing and not missing a beat. These Spring legal clinics provided direct pro bono legal assistance to 63 Louisiana artists … Continue reading Cheers to our Spring 2020 law student volunteers!
Do you have an invention that you’d like to protect, but don’t know where to start? Have you always wanted to learn more about the process? Then join patent attorney Mark Melasky of Intellectual Property Consulting on Wednesday, May 27th at 1:00 p.m. for a free webinar as he discusses: What do you need? Patent/Trademark/Copyright?How … Continue reading Applying for Patent Protection Webinar on May 27th