Mentor Session: Heidi Tandy
Saturday, March 12
5:00PM - 6:00PM
110 E 2nd St
Mentor Sessions enable less-established new media professionals to gain seven minutes of direct one-on-one career-related counsel from a more established / more experienced new media professional.
This Mentor Session will require advance online sign up.
That being said, we are sometimes able to accommodate walk ups on-site if time is available.
Heidi Tandy (heidi8) has been practicing intellectual property and Internet law for over 20 years; she's also been active in fandoms and fan creativity since 2000, and is one of the essayists featu...Show the rest
Heidi Tandy (heidi8) has been practicing intellectual property and Internet law for over 20 years; she's also been active in fandoms and fan creativity since 2000, and is one of the essayists featured in FIC: How Fanfiction Is Taking Over the World (edited by Anne Jamison).
She's been a list mod, site founder, fandomy reporter, con organizer, Comic-Con panel hostess, fanfic writer, vidder, reccer and curator, member of the legal committee for the Organization for Transformative Works and a founder/writer at FYeahCopyright.tumblr.com which examines legal issues that impact fandomers.
Heidi has participated in the Harry Potter/Wizarding World fandom since the day of Goblet of Fire's release and has since found herself in other fandoms, including Supernatural, Heroes, Teen Wolf, Doctor Who, The Tomorrow People, Neil Gaiman's novels and Lev Grossman’s The Magicians series.
She is Of Counsel for Intellectual Property at the law firm of Price Benowitz LLC.