Event Details Thu Mar. 21 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Do you have questions about copyrights, trademarks, and other legal issues regarding your work? Maria Crimi Speth is one of Arizona's top intellectual property attorneys and a writer herself! She will inform us about the legal issues surrounding writing and publishing. In this ever-changing world of publishing, it is important to be up to date on rights regarding your work. Come enjoy an evening of camaraderie and craft. All are welcome! Bio: Maria practices in the areas of intellectual property, internet law, and commercial litigation, representing clients throughout the United States. She focuses her practice on assisting businesses in protecting their trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, information technology, and other intellectual property through preventative measures to avoid disputes and through litigation when disputes arise. An accomplished author, she has recently published Protect Your Writings: A Legal Guide for Authors and Apple v. Samsung, The Balance Between Patent Rights and the Free Market. She has numerous articles and dozens of published court cases. Maria frequently speaks at seminars and workshops on intellectual property and internet law topics. She is a guest lecturer at Arizona State University and has appeared on radio and television providing legal commentary on intellectual property issues. Maria is the past Chairperson of the Intellectual Property Section of the Arizona State Bar, and the past Chairperson of the Ecommerce & Technology Section of the Arizona State Bar. She is a member of the International Trademark Association. Maria is on the American Arbitration National Roster of Arbitrators and Mediators.