DePaul University College of Law

The Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology (CIPLIT®) and the Journal of Art, Technology & Intellectual Property Law presents:



April 23, 2008
11:50 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.
DePaul University College of Law
Lewis Center Room 805
25 E. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, Illinois

ZACH HELMScreenwriter Zach Helm, a graduate of The Theatre School at DePaul University, made his directorial debut in November 2007 with the film Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium. His film Stranger than Fiction, released in 2006, won the National Board of Review’s Best Original Screenplay Award in 2006. The film also received a Critics Choice Award best writer nomination and a Writers Guild of America Award best original screenplay nomination in 2007. He is the author of the plays Last Chance for a Slow Dance and Good Canary, the latter of which made its world premiere in Paris this year. Helm is currently developing a new theater company in Los Angeles in addition to working on a new play, film and inaugural novel.

Visiting Artist Program
The program seeks to bring working artists to the law school to discuss the impact of the law on their creative lives. Helm is the College of Law's third annual Visiting Artist and will be the featured speaker on a panel discussing the recent screenwriters' strike with Professors Alan Salzenstein and Margit Livingston.

Alan Salzenstein
Professor and Program Head, Performing Arts Management and MFA/Arts Leadership, DePaul University

Margit Livingston
Professor of Law, DePaul University

For more information, please contact:

Vadim Shifrin, Assistant Director, CIPLIT or (312) 362-8415

The fee for the luncheon and panel discussion is $25.
Admission is free for DePaul students, faculty and staff, but registration is required.

DePaul University College of Law
25 East Jackson Boulevard · Chicago · Illinois · 60604 · 312.362.8701