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Art Law

Art Law

Covers recent developments in art litigation and art finance. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://artlaw.foxrothschild.com/
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Art Law Gallery

Art Law Gallery

Covers news and updates on legal issues facing the art world. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.artlawgallery.com/
  • Nov 8

    Masterpiece by Bernardo Bellotto Purchased by London National Gallery Consequent to Temporary Export Bar

    Masterpiece by Bernardo Bellotto Purchased by London National Gallery Consequent to Temporary Export Bar
    Introduction Art export laws are designed to prevent art and artifacts of significant cultural value from leaving its country of origin while also preserving the home country’s competitiveness in the international art market. Many…
  • Apr 25

    Can You Hear Me Now?: Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery (HEAR) Act

    Can You Hear Me Now?: Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery (HEAR) Act
    On December 16, 2016, President Obama signed the HEAR Act into law, establishing a uniform statute of limitations to govern claims seeking recovery of Nazi-confiscated art. Confiscation of art by the Nazis during World War II has been…
  • Apr 25

    Can You Hear Me Now?: Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery (HEAR) Act

    Can You Hear Me Now?: Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery (HEAR) Act
    On December 16, 2016, President Obama signed the HEAR Act into law, establishing a uniform statute of limitations to govern claims seeking recovery of Nazi-confiscated art. Confiscation of art by the Nazis during World War II has been…
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Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • May 26

    What’s that smell?

    What’s that smell?
    The United States Patent and Trademark Office has recognized Hasbro’s Play-doh’s distinctive smell with a registered trademark, something rarely issued for a scent.
  • May 24

    Can enchiladas and margaritas help resolve a trademark dispute?

    Can enchiladas and margaritas help resolve a trademark dispute?
    One Texas restaurant thinks so.
  • May 21

    No LOVE lost

    No LOVE lost
    Robert Indiana among defendants in new lawsuit, which raises questions as to who has the rights to Indiana’s work and legacy.
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Creative Arts Advocate

Creative Arts Advocate

Covers intellectual property, entrepreneurship, technology, social media, fashion and entertainment

http://creativeartsadvocate.com/
  • Jan 31

    Go Army, Beat…Vegas?: The Face-Off Over the “Golden Knights” Team Name

    Go Army, Beat…Vegas?: The Face-Off Over the “Golden Knights” Team Name
    Ah, hockey. The great Canadian pastime involving cute guys, hitting a little rubber disc around the ice, and plenty of fighting – what’s not to love?  Speaking of fighting, there’s a new hockey brawl brewing; and while…
  • Jan 17

    That Bites: How “Steve Jobs” Became a Fashion Brand, and Why Apple Doesn’t Own It

    That Bites: How “Steve Jobs” Became a Fashion Brand, and Why Apple Doesn’t Own It
    Steve Jobs, the late co-founder of Apple, is synonymous in the minds of most people with the technology brand that he helped become an empire.  That is, unless you’re talking fashion.  No, no, not the quintessential black…
  • Sep 6

    (Drum)Sticks and Stones: Free Speech in Trademarks after Matal v. Tam

    (Drum)Sticks and Stones: Free Speech in Trademarks after Matal v. Tam
    The First Amendment and boundaries of free speech are on everyone’s minds these days, and the trademark world is no exception. In what is being considered a touchdown (pun 100% intended) for trademark owners, the Supreme Court recently…
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Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Covers cultural heritage law and policy topics. By Ricardo A. St. Hilaire.

http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/
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Kunkle Law Blog

Kunkle Law Blog

Covers trademark, copyright and entertainment law. By Kenneth L. Kunkle.

http://kunklelaw.com/blog
  • Jan 29

    Minnetonka Based UnitedHealth Group Loses Domain Name Battle

    Minnetonka Based UnitedHealth Group Loses Domain Name Battle
    Optum, Inc. v. Paul Mellen / Mellen Marketing Claim Number: FA1712001762046 Optum, Inc., a subsidiary of Minnetonka based UnitedHealth Group recently filed claims against Mellen Marketing who had registered the…
  • Jan 29

    Minnetonka Based UnitedHealth Group Loses Domain Name Battle

    Minnetonka Based UnitedHealth Group Loses Domain Name Battle
    Optum, Inc. v. Paul Mellen / Mellen Marketing Claim Number: FA1712001762046 Optum, Inc., a subsidiary of Minnetonka based UnitedHealth Group recently filed claims against Mellen Marketing who had registered the…
  • Jan 19

    Copyright Office Introduces Online Group Registration of Photograph

    Copyright Office Introduces Online Group Registration of Photograph
    In recognition of the difficulties facing photographer’s to register large volumes of photographs, the U.S. Copyright Office has announced that starting in February (2/20/2018) , they will accept group registrations of photographs via…
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Law and Disorder: Performing Arts…

Law and Disorder: Performing Arts Division

Answers questions about basic legal and business issues, concepts, trends, problems, and practices important to the arts and entertainment field. By Goldstein & Guilliams PLC.

http://musicalamerica.com/mablogs/?cat=872
  • Feb 28

    SOME CANTANKEROUS MUSINGS ON PROPOSED LEGISLATION TO SPEED UP USCIS INCOMPETENCY

    SOME CANTANKEROUS MUSINGS ON PROPOSED LEGISLATION TO SPEED UP USCIS INCOMPETENCY
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq. For those of you who are unaware, on February 28, 2018 U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), both former chairmen of the Senate Judiciary Committee, have introduced the Arts Require…
  • Feb 26

    CAN A U.S. ORCHESTRA REFUSE TO PAY A NON-U.S. MUSICIAN?

    CAN A U.S. ORCHESTRA REFUSE TO PAY A NON-U.S. MUSICIAN?
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein Dear Law and Disorder: I am a musician on an O-1 visa that my agent got for me. It covers multiple engagements. Last September, I was hired to be a section musician with an orchestra. They have been paying me up…
  • Sep 27

    The impact of Trump’s revised travel ban won’t have much impact on the arts!

    The impact of Trump’s revised travel ban won’t have much impact on the arts!
    Just a quick update for those of you wondering about the arts implications of the revised travel ban: Aside from adding North Korea and Venezuela (with the latter not actually be a “real” ban) to the list, everything else is…
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Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Covers emerging legal issues in IP, technology, commerce, and the arts. From the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts.

http://wjlta.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 3

    The Complex Role of Public Innovation Capital

    The Complex Role of Public Innovation Capital
    By Rob Philbrick The notion that a state, county, or city should have a limited role in the development of local innovation economies stems from neoclassical economic theory, which advises that competitive markets be left alone so optimal…
  • Feb 22

    Under the Sea, Under the ©? Ninth Circuit Considers Art Inspired by Nature

    Under the Sea, Under the ©? Ninth Circuit Considers Art Inspired by Nature
    Folkens (left) vs. Wyland (right) By Yonah Reback The intersection of copyright law and the animal kingdom reached new heights during the global phenomenon of Naruto v. Slater. When wildlife photographer David Slater traveled to the jungles…
  • Feb 15

    Deepfakes – A Disastrous Merger of AI and Porn

    Deepfakes – A Disastrous Merger of AI and Porn
    By David O’Hair First appearing on reddit, a new trend called “deepfakes” has captured the public’s attention with one of the internet’s oldest promises – nude celebrity photos. Intimate celebrity images…
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Museum Law Blog

Museum Law Blog

Covers issues in museum law, including deaccession and intellectual property.

http://museumlaw.wordpress.com
  • Nov 2

    The Gift – Or Sale – That Keeps On Giving (California Royalty Act)

    The Gift – Or Sale – That Keeps On Giving (California Royalty Act)
    Dust off your collection sale check-list and add another set of boxes of bases to cover when you are contemplating the sale or exchange of artwork from your collection. Perhaps in reaction to the dreadful state of the economy, or perhaps in…
  • Nov 2

    The Gift – Or Sale – That Keeps On Giving (California Royalty Act)

    The Gift – Or Sale – That Keeps On Giving (California Royalty Act)
    Dust off your collection sale check-list and add another set of boxes of bases to cover when you are contemplating the sale or exchange of artwork from your collection. Perhaps in reaction to the dreadful state of the economy, or perhaps in…
  • Aug 26

    Twitter Squatting – A Growing Concern

    Twitter Squatting – A Growing Concern
    Recently a client of mine forwarded an email it received from a Twitter user which read in part “I have been told that your company uses the ___________ name in its ordinary course of business.  I happen to own the _____ name and would be…
Rank this Week: 4621

Street Art & Law

Street Art & Law

Covers street art, copyright, and copyright infringements of street artists' works.

https://streetartandlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 18

    Maya Hayuk – Starbucks and the substantial similarity test. Idea vs. expression

    Maya Hayuk – Starbucks and the substantial similarity test. Idea vs. expression
    72andSunny is an advertising agency that in October 2014 was developing an advertising and media campaign for Starbucks. On October 10, 2014, 72andSunny contacted Maya Hayuk by email to see if she was interested in creating artwork for the…
  • Jul 10

    Rime vs Moschino – Scott : settlement?

    Rime vs Moschino – Scott : settlement?
      On June 27th Rime entered a stipulation to dismiss defendant Jeremy Scott IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED by and between the parties to this action through their designated counsel that all of Plaintiff’s causes of action against…
  • Jun 2

    Space Invader and the removed mosaic in Pari

    Space Invader and the removed mosaic in Pari
    On April 28, 2013 in Paris, 3 arrondissement, two persons were caught while removing a Space Invader mosaic (PA_696 in the picture below) Space Invader asked the Court (the Tribunal Correctionnel de Paris) to declare them guilty of…
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The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 19

    Still in the Public Trust (Part II)

    Still in the Public Trust (Part II)
    The Berkshire Museum's Calder is going to ... the Calder Foundation.Oh, it's just so unethical.
  • May 16

    Still in the Public Trust

    Still in the Public Trust
    ARTnews:  Lucas Museum to Begin Loan of ‘Shuffleton’s Barbershop’—Painting at Center of Berkshire Museum Firestorm—to Norman Rockwell Museum in June.The loan runs until 2020.It's so, so awful that this…
  • May 12

    Found One

    Found One
    I've mentioned a couple times that, so far as I was aware, no member of the Deaccession Police had had anything negative to say about the Baltimore Museum deaccessioning (to the point that I had to post my own tongue-in-cheek version of a…
Rank this Week: 857