Learn to Shoot

Intellectual Property Law for Marketers

Thursday, October 29 - 5:30 PM

Hosted by the Akron Chapter of the American Advertising Federation

Sponsored by Kaulig Media


Presented by Sharon Toerek, Principal of Toerek Law
The work that you create has legal consequences for you and your brand. Learn about social media and influencer marketing compliance, privacy regulation and protecting your intellectual property.  

About the Speaker
Sharon is an intellectual property and marketing law attorney, with a national firm based in Cleveland, Ohio. She helps creative professionals protect, enforce and monetize their creative assets. 

She counsels advertisers, marketers and creatives on legal issues including copyright and content protection, licensing of creative content, trademark and brand protection matters, marketing agency service contract issues, freelancer contract issues, social media issues, advertising compliance and direct marketing regulations. 

She is a former President of AAF-Cleveland and serves on the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s) Legal Consultant panel. 

She writes and lectures frequently on the topics of intellectual property protection, marketing agency relationships, and legal implications of social media. Her blog, Legal+Creative, is an intellectual property, advertising and marketing law blog for creative people. Sharon is also passionate about the growth and success of small businesses. 

She served as the Immediate Past Chairman of the Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE), a business resource and advisory organization for small businesses with over 14,000 member companies in Northeast Ohio. 

She currently serves as a Board Director for the Greater Cleveland Partnership and the National Small Business Association (NSBA).

Ticket sales benefit the Susan B. Kosich Endowed Scholarship for Marketing Communications
$5 AAF Members
$10 Non-Members
Free for Students

Attendees will be entered into a drawing to win a chance to have a 30 minute one-on-one session with Sharon Toerek herself!

Event Type
Lecture / Workshop



Date / Time

Thursday, October 29, 2020
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM


(330) 990-9426
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