Dear Friends of PVLA: I’m reaching out to you today to provide an update on services and operations of Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (PVLA) amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. First and foremost, I want to assure you that PVLA’s staff and board members are closely monitoring government and media updates regarding the impact of…

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To many artists, the prospect of enforcing one’s creative rights through the mechanism of copyright protection presents a number of challenges. While some of the enforcement issues plaguing copyright owners are a simple byproduct of progress—such as the need to police the web for online infringement or the proliferation of more-efficient technologies used in committing…

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A Big Win for Philadelphia’s arts and culture community. Philadelphia, PA (December 4, 2019) – Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (PVLA), a pro bono legal services organization serving emerging artists and arts organizations, announced today that after 10 years as a program of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia’s Arts and Business Council, it has…

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