Legal workshops at The Pixel Mill

Legal workshops at The Pixel Mill

Posted on: 09-11-2022

The Pixel Mill is hosting two workshops covering legal for companies and legal for freelancers on Thursday 24th November with Simon Sellars.

The workshops will be run separately during the day however individuals are welcome to attend both. The workshops will be:

Legal for Companies – 10am-12noon – The workshop will cover best practice for companies, or for individuals thinking of starting their own company. Topics include IP, trademarks, commercial contracts and data protection. There will also be an opportunity for a Q&A.

Legal for Freelancers – 1pm-3pm – The workshop will cover best practice for freelancers. Those currently working as freelancers or have recently started working as a freelancer are welcome to attend. Topics to be covered will be legal basics covering ownership IP, re-use of existing material with different clients, exclusivity/non-compete restrictions, payment for work and ending contracts. There will also be an opportunity for Q&A.

Simon has over 15 years’ experience of providing intellectual property, data protection, and commercial legal advice. He trained at leading international law firm Baker McKenzie and qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2009. Before this, Simon had worked in the patent field since 2002. Simon has worked for both international and boutique IP-specialist law firms as a trademark attorney and as an in-house lawyer for a technology start-up and Oxford University Press.

The workshops will be delivered in-person at The Pixel Mill but will also be available to join online as well. There are limited spaces to join in person and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. If you would like to attend either of the workshops please email Rachel, and state which workshop you would like to attend and whether you will attend online or in-person.