Launch Party for Lawyers for the Creative Economy

Lawyers for the Creative Economy (LCE) “a new, statewide initiative led by ArtServe Michigan to identify and engage attorneys who are willing to provide free or low-fee intellectual property advice and related support to artists, creative practitioners, businesses and non-profit organizations.” LCE was developed by ArtServe Michigan with support from the Arts, Communications, Entertainment and Sports (ACES) section of the State Bar of Michigan, General Motors, major Michigan law firms and the National Endowment for the Arts, to name a few. There is a launch party this Wednesday, December 5th from 5:30-7:30 PM at Miller Canfield in Detroit. Press release:

Miller Canfield and ArtServe Michigan cordially invites you to a complimentary reception and information session to launch a new statewide initiative, Lawyers for the Creative Economy (LCE). ArtServe Michigan, the leading statewide arts and cultural advocacy organization in Michigan, is recruiting attorneys from across the state including in Detroit, Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor. The LCE program will ensure valuable resources for understanding such legal areas as copyright, trademark, patent, licensing and contracts are available to all levels of the creative industry through knowledgeable legal professionals, workshops and online.

Join us Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at the office of Miller Canfield, Detroit 150 W. Jefferson, 25th floor from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM for more information.


This event is supported by Miller CanfieldThe State Bar of Michigan’s Arts, Communications, Entertainment and Sports section, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Where & When:

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Miller Canfield
150 West Jefferson
Suite 2500
Detroit, Michigan 48226

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Parking is in the 150 West Jefferson structure between
Larned Street and Griswold.

RSVP for this complimentary reception -

For more information about the initiative, please contact: Marcia Goffney, LCE Project Consultant at  248-912-0760 ext. 5# or Cezanne Charles, Director of Creative Industries at

I’m very proud to have participated in the formation of LCE. I hope you can make it.