Art Law BlogPosts From "May 2016"

The art world, and the laws that regulate it, are continually evolving.  Grossman LLP’s Art Law Blog offers our insights into the important legal issues and developments impacting the art world on a daily basis.

Supreme Court Will Hear Case Regarding Copyrightability of Graphic Elements of Useful Articles

Posted May 26th, 2016 - by Kate Lucas

While this blog often writes about the “fair use” defense in federal copyright law, we also frequently take note of cases that grapple with larger questions about copyrightability—that is, whethe… (read more)

Categories: Copyright, Legal Developments

Jeff Koons Reaches Settlement In Recent Lawsuit, But Richard Prince Is In the Hot Seat Again On Fair Use

Posted May 19th, 2016 - by Kate Lucas

Appropriation art is back in the news, as two of the biggest names in the field navigate the latest legal claims filed against them. A few months ago, we wrote about a new lawsuit filed agains… (read more)

Categories: Art Exhibitions, Art Galleries, Art Market, Copyright, Legal Developments
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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Authors’ Google Books Appeal, Leaving Second Circuit’s Fair Use Ruling Intact

Posted May 3rd, 2016 - by Kate Lucas

The art-law community pays close attention to legal developments in the copyright arena, including cases involving the fair use defense to copyright infringement. This blog has been watching the … (read more)

Categories: Copyright, Legal Developments