Meet Our Interns-Grace Kent and Jack Malloy

By Mari Kraske | March 29, 2022
Grace Kent

Grace Kent is from Mechanicsburg, PA and went to Temple University where she studied Strategic Communications with a concentration in Rhetoric and Public Advocacy. She had a lot of great experiences working in government and public service and decided to go to law school to make a difference in the world. She is currently a 2L at Drexel Law where she is a member of the Intellectual Property Law Society and she also volunteers at the Family Court Help Center.  Grace is looking forward to…

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COVID-19 Cancellations: Pandemic Impact on Artist Agreements

By PVLA Admin | July 15, 2020

In response to the public health crisis posed by the novel coronavirus, Governor Tom Wolf issued a stay at home order and has required that businesses not designated “life-sustaining” halt all physical operations. As a result, schools, businesses, and various state agencies have closed their locations and encouraged their staff and constituents to stay home. In addition,…

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PVLA COVID-19 Service Impact and Updates

By PVLA Admin | March 20, 2020

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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Copyright Enforcement in the Arts Gets Aid From New CASE Act

By PVLA Admin | March 3, 2020

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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Local lawyers resume leadership of Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

By PVLA Admin | December 4, 2019

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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