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The 2015 Steampunk world’s Fair will be held May 15-17, 2015.
Learn more at steampunkworldsfair.com. Find us on Facebook and RSVP
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Saturday, May 17 • 10:00am - 10:45am
Sherlock Holmes vs. Girl Genius®: : Character Development and the Law

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Presented by Cynthia Gayton – Ever wonder why there are so many novels, television shows, comic books and movies even software programs featuring Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s character, “Sherlock Holmes,” but only a handful of works about the Studio Foglio, LLC comic and literary character “Girl Genius?” It’s not simply age, but how the characters were protected and “packaged.” Learn basic differences between copyright and trademark law and what Steampunk authors and illustrators can do to protect their characters for generations.

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Cynthia Gayton

Owner, Steam at Harper's Ferry
I am passionate about creators and creations! Since October 2011, I have owned a Steampunk art gallery in Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, called, you guessed it "Steam at Harper's Ferry." The gallery has featured so many wonderful artists since its opening - some of whom attend the SPWF every year! I am also an attorney, admitted to practice law in Washington, DC and Virginia and teach legal issues to engineers (and it is to engineers that I owe... Read More →

Saturday May 17, 2014 10:00am - 10:45am
Centennial Room Embassy Suites