with Patrycja Nowakowska
Participants will receive two half-hour consultations with Maître Patrycja Nowakowska. The first will give participants the opportunity to introduce their specific situation and legal concerns. Areas of discussion may include:
- Contractual agreements
- Copyright, moral rights, trademark, and licensing
- Exhibition rights
- Commercial leases
- Employment issues
- Business structure for the art entrepreneur
- Getting paid what you are owed
- Travel Visas and immigration law
After learning about your situation and exploring potential options, a second half-hour consultation will be scheduled for follow-up.
Available dates (for first consultations): March 16, 17, 18, 19 (mornings). Second consultation TBD.
How to prepare: Please come prepared with a list of questions and succinct description of your situation. You do not need to send documentation in advance – Maître Patrycja Nowakowska will review your case in between your first and second appointments.
About Patrycja Nowakowska:
Pat Nowakowska is an attorney hailing from the Westmount law firm of Bergman & Associates with academic and professional background in litigation, contract law, and intellectual property.
Prior to pursuing legal studies, Pat graduated with honours from Concordia’s Graduate Diploma Program in Communications with a focus on documentary filmmaking.
As a law student at McGill University, Pat was an active contributor to student print publications, founded the IP, IT and Policy Club (IPITPol), initiated a course on Cyberlaw, and worked alongside faculty members for the McGill Centre for Intellectual Property and Policy (CIPP).
As a member of both the Quebec and Ontario bars, Pat now acts on behalf of clients at all court levels in both the common law and civil law jurisdictions however her fondest memories of performance still date back to her undergraduate days as a drama nerd for McGill’s Tuesday Night Theatre (TNT) troop.