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Past Dates

  • January 23, 2013
  • Legal Ethics for Criminal Lawyers
    Williamson, Panel Guest - Class at UA College of Law
    Tucson, AZ
  • 6-8 pm
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  • Heather Williams, from the Arizona Federal Public Defenders, teaches a class on Ethics for Criminal Law practitioners. Kathleen will be assisting Heather as part of a panel on January 23.
  • December 7, 2012
  • Williamson guest speaker on Visual Arts Law
    Williamson guest lecturer on Arts Law at PCC
    Bernal Gallery - Pima West Campus
  • Noon
  • For students of David Andres cla
  • November 8, 2012
  • Kathleen Williamson seminar on Intellectual Property
    Williamson IP seminar at Women's Commission
    240 N Court Ave.
    Tucson, AZ 85701
  • 7 pm
  • October 31, 2011
  • Kathleen Williamson/ Guest Speaker
    Kathleen Williamson Speaker/ Democrats of Greater Tucson
    Dragon's View Restaurant
    Tucson, AZ
  • 12:00 pm
  • free/ members
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  • Kathleen Williamson/ guest speaker on corporatocracy and private prison systems.
  • September 30, 2010
  • Intellectual Property Basics for Women Artists and Entrepreneurs
    240 North Court Ave
    Tucson, AZ 85701
    520 622-0905
  • 7 pm
  • suggested minimum donation of $1
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  • SPECIAL SEMINARS —- SEPTEMBER 2010 PIMA COUNTY / TUCSON WOMEN’S COMMISSION Space limited to 25. You may reserve in advance but reservations are not required. Suggested donation is $10. Seminars start at 7 pm with a light snack and meet/greet to follow These 1 hour seminars are presented by experts in their fields and will help you in your business. Refreshments will be served after the seminar and you can find out more about the history, mission, and opportunities of the Women’s Commission. SEPT. 30 — Basic Intellectual Property for Women Artists & Entrepreneurs. Have an original idea & want to exploit it while protecting it? Or do you have a concern about infringing on the protected works of others? Almost any business or creative endeavor today involves understanding the law, lingo, and procedures of Intellectual Property. Commissioner and Intellectual Property Attorney Kathleen Williamson will provide a working foundation in the basics.
  • May 7, 2010
  • Art Law
    workshop for Pima Community College
    Carlos Bernal Gallery, PCC
  • 12 noon
  • class attendance
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  • Kathleen will present information to the Art Gallery class at Pima Community College about copyrights, trademarks, contracts and licenses.
  • May 6, 2010
  • Competition v Cooperation
    Access TV - World Harmony with Stuart Thomas
    Access Tucson Television
    TV- Tucson and online
  • 6 pm
  • Access TV- Tucson
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  • Kathleen will be a panelist on Stuart's talk show. The topic will be about competition and cooperation. Dr. Ann Yellott will also be speaking.
  • October 22, 2009
  • Media Reform for a Better World
    Access Tucson
    Tucson, AZ 85701
  • 6 pm
  • cable TV/ web access
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  • On Thursday, October 22, 2009 the World Harmony: Can It Happen? TV program will present from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM. MEDIA REFORM FOR A BETTER U.S.A. AND WORLD! OUR FEATURED GUEST PANELISTS WILL BE: ANDREW L. ROTH, PH.D., MEDIA SOCIOLOGIST AND FORMER ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF PROJECT CENSORED AT SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (IN CALIFORNIA), WHO IS NOW LIVING IN TUCSON and KATHLEEN WILLIAMSON, Ph.D., J.D., AND LL.M. The program can be seen on Cox Digital Channel 120; Comcast Channel 72; and on the worldwide web - Search and click on: Access Tucson, next look for "NOW PLAYING" and click "Watch Online", and finally click "Watch Channels 72/Digital 120". You can also see this program rebroadcast from Noon - 1:00 PM on Saturdays, October 24, 2009 and on October 31, 2009 on Cox Cable Channel 99, Comcast Channel 74, and online by following the directions above and finally clicking "Watch Channels 74/99". INVITATION TO ATTEND ALL OF THE LIVE "WORLD HARMONY" SHOWS IN PERSON Come to Access Tucson (Studio A), 124 East Broadway (just east of 6th Avenue) and be in our studio audience. Meet and talk with our guests following the show. Please arrive by 5:45 PM to guarantee seating. Parking is free in the Access Tucson Parking Lot but if it is full, parking is free on the street after 5:00 PM. For more information, contact Stuart Thomas, Talk-Show Host and Independent Producer, at (520) 722-2837.
  • November 8, 2008
  • IP law for Clay (and other) Artists
    Tucson, AZ 85701
  • 9 - 12 estimated
  • $55
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  • contact person is Clydean Troner [] This is geared to sculptors, designers, potters, and folks who work with Clay, however, a great deal of this is applicable to all kinds of artists. So, if you want a good IP seminar at a great price, contact the SACA and sign up. Depending on how many sign up, we will confirm around 90 days before the presentation date. So far, the venue will probably be the Randolph Center in Tucson. What I will present are as follows: 1. Background, rationale and applicability of copyright law 2. Background, rationale and applicability of trademark law 3. Background, rationale and applicability of patent law 4. The history of US copyright case law pertaining to developments and protection of utilitarian or applied arts (Mazer v Stein 1954) 5. Distinctions among clay designs of what would be protectable 6. How, what, when, and why to protect under copyright laws or trademark (dress) laws for clay or sculputural designs 7. Discussion about different types of business entities, why to choose what types and how. 8. Business partners and operating agreements 9. Branding/ Trademarking your name, services or designs 10. Applicable Arizona State laws 11. Licensing Issues 12. Miscellaneous Liabilities 13. Questions and Answers
  • May 22, 2008
  • Doing Time, Doing Vipassana
    CJA/FPD CLE - Doing Time, Doing Vipassana - Meditation in Prison
    405 W. Congress, Fed PD
    Tucson, AZ 85701
  • Noon or TBA
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  • Contact Tucson Fed PD for details. Kathleen will present materials about prison reform & inmate rehab through in-prison Vipassana 10 day retreats in facilities in India, Seattle, and Alabama.
  • May 4, 2008
  • Music Law Primer
    Tucson, AZ 85701
  • 1:00 pm
  • free
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  • Kathleen will donate a free one hour Music Law workshop. Musicians, songwriters, labels, venues, bring your questions.
  • March 30, 2008
  • Duets and Dinner with the Tucson Girls Chorus
    450 W. Paseo Redondo
    Tucson, AZ 85701
    (520) 577-6064
  • 5:30 pm
  • $100
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  • Join us for a great dinner at the Manning House and a wonderful show with duets by the Tucson Girls Chorus and local "celebrities" George Hanson, Burney Starks, Diana Madaras, Randi Dorman, Kathleen Williamson. all proceeds go to the Chorus!
  • December 8, 2007
  • Arts Law/ Galleries/ Lecture
    Kathleen - Arts Law Lecture at Pima Community College
    Pima Community College West
    Tucson, AZ
  • 12-2
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  • Kathleen lecturing for two hours on copyrights, contracts, business formations
  • October 19, 2007
  • Sue-Tube: The Impact of User Generated Content
    The Puck Building
    NYC, NY
  • 10:30 a.m.
  • see
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  • Kathleen is a guest speaker/panelist for the following panel: Sue-Tube: The Impact of User Generated Content Industry insiders and critics explore the impact of user-generated content in relation to royalties, music videos and the current entertainment landscape. This panel uses the $1 billion lawsuit Viacom filed against Google & YouTube on March 13, 2007 as a focus point. Panelists discuss the impact of this case's outcome on labels and artists who use YouTube and other online outlets as resources for music video promotion. CA, L, MC, T the full marathon is: Tuesday, Oct 16, 2007 9:00 AM EDT - Saturday, Oct 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT at CMJ - The Puck Building - NYU - Various Venues Throughout NYC
  • February 24, 2007
  • Kathleen mentoring - Folk Alliance: Mentoring Songwriters/ Legal
    Memphis, TN
  • 2:00 pm
  • details+-
  • check for specifics. Look around for me at the Folk Alliance; I would love to meet you, or call (520)370-4215 cell phone to make an appointment while I am there.
  • February 24, 2007
  • Kathleen, Publication - Musician's Business and Legal Guide
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  • Anticipated release of the Musician's Business and Legal Guide published by the Beverly Hills Bar Association/Jerome Headlands Press. Kathleen contributed a chapter on protecting copyrights in contracts.
  • February 22, 2007
  • Kathleen, Law Panel - Folk Alliance - Music Publishing 101
    Memphis, TN
  • 12:30 pm
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  • Music Publishing 101. Look around for me at the Folk Alliance; I would love to meet you, or call (520)370-4215 cell phone to make an appointment while I am there.