The case of Ackourey v. Mohan's Custom Tailors, Inc. concerns allegations of copyright infringement of a registered compilation and certain copyrighted drawings that are part of the compilation. In granting in part and denying…more
In Rivera v. Mendez and Co., plaintiff asserted claims for copyright infringement under the Copyright Act, and moral rights violations under the Visual Artists Rights Act (“VARA”) and Puerto Rico Intellectual Property Activ…more
This past spring, twin pieces of legislation were introduced in the New York Legislature to enhance the protection afforded artists in their commercial dealings with art dealers and galleries. Senate Bill S4988 and Assembly…more
An independent San Francisco bookstore and art gallery goes up against artist Jeff Koons, who alleges that his intellectual property rights in the garden-variety dog shape formed by twisting a balloon, by virtue of his Balloon…more
"Greed" best describes insurer OneBeacon's recent attempt to wrest control of a stolen painting, now recovered…more
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