Marchig v. Christie's Inc.
Judge John Koeltl denied defendant Christie's motion to dismiss the complaint, and gave plaintiffs permission to file an amended complaint. The case is about Christie's failure to attribute the drawing correctly, and auctioning…more
Christie's has moved to dismiss the complaint against them for misattributing plaintiffs' drawing when they sold it at auction. The drawing has now been shown to be by Leonardo da Vinci. This is plaintiffs' response to that…more
Lawsuit against Christie's auction house for damages for misidentifying and selling plaintiff's drawing, which has been found to be by Leonardo da Vinci…more
Thome v. Alexander & Louisa Calder...
Brief to the Appellate Division, First Department in a case involving the obligations of a non-profit foundation created by the estate of Alexander Calder, to create a catalog raisonne and authenticate works by him, submitted by…more
Doss Inc. v. Christies Inc.
in 1991, the plaintiff purchased a painting by French artist Marie Laurencin from Christies. In 2006, plaintiff sought to sell it at auction, but learned that it may have been stolen from the original owner, one Paul Rosenberg,…more
Lava Records, LLC v Amurao
This is one of over 20,000 cases brought by the recording industry against individuals for downloading music in the past few years. My client was totally innocent, and the plaintiffs walked away from the case, leaving him the…more
Petition to the U.S. Supreme Court in a case against actress Elizabeth Taylor concerning the ownership of a Van Gogh painting, originally owned by the clients' great-grandmother in Berlin in 1906. The painting was appropriated…more
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