Jon Garon

Shepard Broad College of Law

Dean and Professor of Law

3301 College Avenue

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (44)

1.

Legal Implications of a Ubiquitous Metaverse and a Web3 Future

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 10 Jan 2022
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 4,004 (3,687)

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Web3, Metaverse, blockchain, cryptocurrency, DAO, Defi, Intellectual Property, Privacy, Cybersecurity, AML, KYC, CFIUS, Meta, Internet, deepfakes, synthetic media, FinCEN, SARs, ToC, EULA, Fourth Amendment, First Amendment, Social Media, Howey

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Searching Inside Google: Cases, Controversies and the Future of the World’s Most Provocative Company

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2012
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 625 (61,556)

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Google, microsoft, Google Book Search, copyright, trademark, antitrust, competition, monopoly

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Legal Education in Disruption: The Headwinds and Tailwinds of Technology

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Apr 2012
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 521 (77,380)

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Legal Education, Education, Disruptive Innovation, Law, Technology, ABA, virtual law firm, Big Law, disintermediation, unbundled legal services, law practice, legal software

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Digital Hollywood 2.0: Reimagining Film, Music, Television and Publishing Distribution as a Global Artist Collaborative

21 Mich. St. Int'l L. Rev. (2013)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Apr 2013
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 491 (83,158)

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film, motion pictures, videos, music, social media, intermediaries, distribution, disruptive innovation

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Fandom and Creativity, Including Fan Art, Fan Fiction, and Cosplay

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 Jul 2017
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 420 (99,901)

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Fandom, cosplay, fan fiction

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Tidying Up the Internet: Take Down of Unauthorized Content under Copyright, Trademark and Defamation Law

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 359 (119,495)

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DMCA, copyright, trademark, defamation, take down, privacy, Internet, Facebook, Red Flag, Google, EPIC

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Normative Copyright: A Conceptual Framework for Copyright Philosophy

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 88, No. 5, p. 1278, 2003
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 28 Sep 2010
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 318 (136,016)
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Copyright, Intellectual Property, Clickwrap, Fair Use, Reverse Engineering, Peer-to-Peerk File Sharing, Cloud Computing

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Social Media in the Workplace – From Constitutional to Intellectual Property Rights

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Nov 2013
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 317 (136,478)

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social media, labor, employment, scarcity, many-to-many, wiki, copyright, trademark fair use, constitutional, free speech, First Amendment

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Playing in the Virtual Arena: Avatars, Publicity and Identity Reconceptualized through Virtual Worlds and Computer Games

Chapman Law Review, Vol. 11, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Feb 2020
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 277 (156,959)
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virtual worlds, copyright, trademark, collective bargaining, film, motion pictures, First Amendment, publicity, content, viral distribution, intellectual property, computer, software, fair use, avatar, advertising, commercial speech, free speech

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Video Games, Virtual Worlds and Social Media

Jon M. Garon, ENTERTAINMENT LAW & PRACTICE, Carolina Academic Press, 2005 and Supplement 2010
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Jul 2010
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 267 (163,007)

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Computer Games, Virtual Worlds, Wikis, Social Media, Cyberspace, First Amendment, FTC, Advertising, TOS, EULA, Clickwrap, Shrinkwrap

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2015 Cyberlaw Year in Review – Seeking Security Over Privacy, Finding Neither

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Dec 2015
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 245 (177,226)

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Cybersecurity, Privacy, Terrorism, Ashley Madison, ISIS, ISIL, data, NSA, Homeland Security

12.

Reintermediation

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Sep 2008
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 231 (187,582)

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intellectual property, privacy, disintermediation, patent, copyright, economics, antitrust

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The Work-Made-for-Hire Doctrine Revisited: Startup and Technology Employees and the Use of Contracts in a Hiring Relationship

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Feb 2011
Jon Garon and Elaine D. Ziff
Shepard Broad College of Law and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP - New York Office
Downloads 213 (202,548)
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Copyright, Work for Hire, Start Up, Employment, Specially Commissioned Work, Law, Reid

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Content, Control and the Socially Networked Film

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Sep 2009
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 213 (202,548)
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copyright, motion pictures, social media, collective bargaining agreements, YouTube, George Lucas, privacy, piracy, Sony

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The Implications of Informatics on Data Policy

Media Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Aug 2010
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 211 (204,328)

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Privacy, Metadata, Data, RFID, GPS, Copyright, Privacy Law, Data Protection, Cybersecurity, Personal Dignity, Data Integrity, Law, Loyalty Cards

16.

Cyber-World War III: Origins

7 J.L. & Cyber Warfare 1 (2019)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2019
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 208 (207,033)

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Cyber, Cyberwar, Equifax, Artificial Intelligence; AI; Cryptocurrency; Bitcoin, ICO, Hack, Data Breach, Russia, Astroturfing

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Navigating Through the Cloud – Legal and Regulatory Management for Software as a Service

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Mar 2012
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 207 (207,899)
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Cloud Computing, computers, technology, law, compliance, SOC3, SSAE 16, Audit Requirements, PCI Credit Card Compliance, Data Security, Data Privacy, HIPAA, GLB Act

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Wiki Authorship, Social Media, and the Curatorial Audience

Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law, Vol. 1, No. 1, p. 95, 2010
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Jul 2010
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 196 (218,486)

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Wiki, social media, audience, curatorial audience, copyright, contract, academic, publisher, peer review

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Revolutions and Expatriates: Social Networking, Ubiquitous Media and the Disintermediation of the State

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Feb 2012
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 194 (220,501)

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diaspora, social media, expatriate, state, global, power, Middle East, Arab Spring, censorship

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Localism as a Production Imperative: An Alternative Framework to Promoting Intangible Cultural Heritage and Expressions of Folklore

Bits Without Borders - Law, Communications & Transnational Culture Flow in the Digital Age, September 2010
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Oct 2010
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 178 (237,605)

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Copyright, Indigenous People, Cultural Heritage, Folklore, Expressions of Folklore, Trademark, Trade Secret, UNESCO, WIPO, Nollywood, Bollywood, Hollywood, Film, Music, Motion Picture, Television, Diaspora, Expatriate

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Mortgaging the Meme: Lessons for Financing Disruptive Innovation

Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property, Vol. 10, No. 7, 2012
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2014
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 176 (239,871)

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disruptive Innovation, entrepreneurship, disintermediation, network effects, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, publicity rights, inventors, reintermediation, product innovation, transmedia, memes, narratives

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Downloads 167 (250,724)
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First Amendment, Commercial Speech, Free Speech, Video Games, Virtual Worlds, FTC, Endorsement Guidelines, FCC, commercials, advertising, in game, video games, social media

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Ownership of University Intellectual Property

36 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 635 (2018), Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 36, No. 3, 2018
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 163 (255,881)
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copyright, patent, intellectual property, employment, student entrepreneur, publicity rights

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The Heart of the Deal: Intellectual Property Aspects in the Law and Business of Entertainment

Journal of Intellectual Property Rights, Vol. 17, p. 443, 2012
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Oct 2012
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 153 (269,464)

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Deal making, entertainment law, copyright, trademark, trade secret, identity interests, publicity rights, film, television, music and publishing

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Take Back the Night: Why an Association of Regional Law Schools Will Return Core Values to Legal Education and Provide an Alternative to Tiered Rankings

University of Toledo Law Review, Symposium: Leadership in Legal Education (Issue VII), Vol. 38, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Jan 2007
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 149 (275,332)

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Legal Education, accreditation, ABA, AALS Law School, antitrust, monopoly, justice, rankings

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What If DRM Fails?: Seeking Patronage in the iWasteland and the Virtual O

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 2008, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 146 (279,876)

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DRM, digital rights management, DMCA, virtual worlds, copyright, trademark, collective bargaining, film, motion pictures, First Amendment, publicity, content, viral distribution, intellectual property, computer, software, fair use, avatar, advertising, commercial speech, free speech

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The Lawyer's Role in Promoting the Use of Fair Use

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Mar 2016
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 115 (334,638)

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Copyright, fair use, comment, criticism, E&O, insurance, opinion letter, lawyer's letter, infringement, substantial similarity

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Dysregulating the Media: The Unintentional Deregulation of American Media

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Jan 2020
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 112 (340,871)

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Netflix, Amazon, YouTube, Apple, Disney Plus, FCC, FTC, Over-the-top, OTT, Sherman Act, Clayton Act, FTC Act, privacy, public interest, broadcast, regulation

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Law Professor's Desk Reference - Introduction and Table of Contents

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Jun 2021
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 102 (363,023)

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Legal Education, Scholarship, Teaching, Service, Academic Freedom, Shared Governance, Formative Assessment, Online Education, Tenure

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Towards a Conceptual Framework of Entertainment Law for the Twenty-First Century

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 01 Jun 2020
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 96 (377,343)

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Copyright, Entertainment, Free Speech, Censorship, Film, Motion Pictures, TV, Internet, Social Media, Antitrust

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Strategic Identity and the Branding of Law Schools

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Sep 2010
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 92 (387,550)

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Law School, legal education, brands, centers, education

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entrepreneurship, copyright, trademark, patent, publicity rights, intellectual property, stressors, exclusivity

The Once and Future Profession: Autonomy, Intellectualism, and Obligation

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jul 2016
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 56 (514,444)

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legal profession, autonomy, intellectualism, obligation, billing, billable hour, commoditization of law practice, technology, law school, lawyer training, legal education, McCarthy, legal services, Peace Corps, tuition, debt, service, civil, criminal, Gideon, LSC, experiential

The Once and Future Profession: Autonomy, Intellectualism, and Obligation

University of Toledo Law Review, Vol. 48, Winter 2017
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Jun 2017
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 14 (793,111)

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Legal Profession, Law School, Legal Education, Tuition, Incubator, Intellectualism, Autonomy, Low Bono

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Google, Fairness and the Battle of the Books

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 May 2011
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 67 (464,148)

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Google, copyright, orphan works, class action, antitrust, Department of Justice, Intellectual Property

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The Pop Culture Business Handbook for Cons and Festivals: Event Revenues and Expenses

The Pop Culture Business Handbook for Cons and Festivals, 2017, ISBN: 978-1548125875
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Nov 2017
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 64 (475,028)

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revenue, expense, nonprofit, business

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To Make a Difference: Dean as Producer

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Jul 2008
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 64 (475,028)

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Legal Education, ABA, U.S. News, Globalization, legal scholarship

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Acquiring and Managing the Identity Interests for Software and Media Products

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Sep 2009
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 46 (550,984)

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copyright, Internet, licensing, software, new media

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Hidden Hands that Shaped the Marketplace of Ideas: Television's Early Transformation from Medium to Genre

University of Denver Sports and Entertainment Law Journal, Vol 19, 2016
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 19 Aug 2016
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 44 (560,716)

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Television, Golden Age, Expressionist Art, Cold War

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The Pop Culture Business Handbook for Cons and Festivals: Gambling, Raffles, Door Prizes, and Competitions

The Pop Culture Business Handbook for Cons and Festivals, 2017. ISBN: 978-1548125875
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 Dec 2017
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 37 (597,563)

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gambling, competition, games of chance, fantasy sports, nonprofits, IRS

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Free Speech, First Amendment, and New Media for Cons and Festivals

Pop Culture Business Handbook for Cons and Festivals (2017); ISBN-10: 1548125873
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 29 Aug 2017
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law
Downloads 36 (603,242)

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Free Speech, First Amendment, FTC, Social Media, Defamation, Public Venue

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Dysregulating the Media: Digital Redlining, Privacy Erosion, and the Unintentional Deregulation of American Media

Jon M. Garon, Dysregulating the Media: Digital Redlining, Privacy Erosion, and the Unintentional Deregulation of American Media, 73 Main L. Rev. 45 (2020).
Posted: 15 Jun 2021
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law

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First Amendment, Section 230, social media, FCC, Sherman Act, Clayton Act, FTC

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Constitutional Limits on Administrative Agencies in Cyberspace

Posted: 15 Jun 2021
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law

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Cyberspace, technology, censorship, regulation, FTC, First Amendment, APA, PTO, FCC

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The Empires Strike Back: Reassertion of Territorial Regulation in Cyberspace

The Empires Strike Back: Reassertion of Territorial Regulation in Cyberspace, 3 J.L. & TECH. AT TEXAS (AUSTIN) 1 (2019) and Cyber-World War III: Origins, 7 J.L. & Cyber Warfare 1 (2018) available http://jolttx.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/JOLTT-2020-Edition-E-Publish-E-Publish.pdf.
Posted: 06 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2020
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law

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Pop Culture Business Handbook for Cons and Festivals

Pop Culture Business Handbook for Cons and Festivals, Manegiare Publications, June 2017
Posted: 27 Jul 2017
Jon Garon
Shepard Broad College of Law

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Conventions, festivals, copyright, cosplay, ticket sales, venue agreements, film, music, security, nonprofits, LLC, crowdsourcing, fair use, fan fiction