A.I. Artwork Not Copyrightable

JD Supra Law

On February 14, 2022, the Review Board of the United States Copyright Office issued an opinion letter denying a claimant’s second request for reconsideration to register an Artificial Intelligence artwork piece titled “A Recent Entrance to Paradise” (“Work”).

How to Choose Artwork Titles, Keywords, and Descriptions

Art Law Journal

After you’ve put the finishing touches on your masterpiece, figuring out how to market it with a compelling artwork title might be the last thing on your mind. Peruse these practical tips for how to choose an artwork title that is memorable and meaningful. .

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Pricing Artwork with Borbay’s Contemporary Art Pricing Chart

Art Law Journal

Artist Borbay shares his approach for pricing artwork and reveals the secrets behind his popular contemporary art pricing chart. The post Pricing Artwork with Borbay’s Contemporary Art Pricing Chart appeared first on Art Business Journal.

Dealing with Historical Figures Who Fall Out of Favour:  Don’t Attack the Artwork

Hugh Stephens Blog

… Continue reading "Dealing with Historical Figures Who Fall Out of Favour: Don’t Attack the Artwork

“Well frens, it happened to me;” Actor’s Stolen NFTs Highlight Uncertainties for NFT Artwork

JD Supra Law

Let’s break down that mouthful: NFTs are a blockchain technology that creates indisputable ownership records that the art world has embraced as a way to buy and sell digital artwork.

A.I. Artwork Not Copyrightable

Above the Fold

On February 14, 2022, the Review Board of the United States Copyright Office issued an opinion letter denying a claimant’s second request for reconsideration to register an Artificial Intelligence artwork piece titled “A Recent Entrance to Paradise” (“Work”).

A.I. Artwork Not Copyrightable

LexBlog IP

On February 14, 2022, the Review Board of the United States Copyright Office issued an opinion letter denying a claimant’s second request for reconsideration to register an Artificial Intelligence artwork piece titled “A Recent Entrance to Paradise” (“Work”).

8 Reasons Why You’re Not Successful Selling Artwork

Art Law Journal

Whether or not you manage to sell your artwork is driven not by the product, but what you do with the product. The post 8 Reasons Why You’re Not Successful Selling Artwork appeared first on Art Business Journal.

Artwork Created by Artificial Intelligence (AI) Not Eligible for Copyright

JD Supra Law

In 2018, Steven Thaler filed an application to register a copyright for a computer-generated image created autonomously by a computer algorithm, the “Creativity Machine”. (We We previously wrote about Mr. Thaler’s unsuccessful attempt to obtain a patent naming an AI machine as the inventor.)

Can AI-Generated Artwork be Copyrighted?

Intellectual Property Brief

Copyright Office Review Board denied copyright protection to an artwork created by an artificial neural system, finding that the work lacked the necessary human authorship to support a copyright claim. The U.S.

Should I Negotiate the Price of My Artwork?

Art Law Journal

The post Should I Negotiate the Price of My Artwork? What do you do when your quote or rates aren't accepted? Our negotiation strategies will help artists and creatives sort out a tricky financial agreement. appeared first on Art Business Journal. Finances freelance pricing

Is Artist's Permission Required to Reproduce Artwork in Exhibition Catalog?

Dear Rich IP Blog

That's because when an artwork is sold, the buyer only acquires ownership of the physical work, for example, the framed painting.

Pricing Artwork with Borbay’s Contemporary Art Pricing Chart

Art Law Journal

Striking the right chord when pricing artwork is tricky to maneuver, especially because overpricing your work versus undervaluing yourself as an artist seems like it’s a very fine line. Establishing Your Market for Pricing Artwork. Create Clarity When Pricing Artwork.

Should I Negotiate the Price of My Artwork?

Art Law Journal

Many galleries allow buyers to pay for artwork in installments. Australian art lender Art Money even offers interest-free loans used exclusively to buy artworks. Our identities as creatives are interwoven into each and every piece of artwork.

“Well frens, it happened to me;” Actor’s Stolen NFTs Highlight Uncertainties for NFT Artwork

LexBlog IP

Let’s break down that mouthful: NFTs are a blockchain technology that creates indisputable ownership records that the art world has embraced as a way to buy and sell digital artwork. Traditional artwork is valuable because it’s unique and exclusive, and NFTs attempt to impose this uniqueness onto digital works.

Analysing the relationship between contemporary art and IPR

IP and Legal Filings

In the last 20 years, the contemporary art industry has doubled the number of auction houses participating in the sale of artworks. Test of substantial similarity to determine copyright infringement for contemporary artworks. The contemporary art industry: an overview.

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Tokenizing Creative Works: Dash, Jay-Z, and A Lesson in Copyright

Trademark, Copyright, and Unfair Competition Law B

In March 2021, Artnet News reported that Beeple ’s $69 million sale of a non-fungible token (“NFT”) artwork at Christie’s was the highest on record to date. Copyright artwork entertainment Tokenizing

Which AI Components Are Copyright Protectable and Which Are Not?

JD Supra Law

Copyright Office denied a second request for reconsideration regarding a refusal to register artwork created by AI. Importantly, the application for registration indicated that the artwork was created "autonomously" by "a computer algorithm running on a machine.".

How Can Museums Copyright the Works of Old Masters?

Art Law Journal

If an artwork is in the public domain, free from copyright protection, then how can a museum claim it holds the copyright? Steve Schlackman. Intellectual Property copyright Public Domain

U.S. Copyright Office Denies Registration for AI Created Work

JD Supra Law

On February 14, 2022, the Copyright Review Board denied registration for a two-dimensional artwork entitled “A Recent Entrance to Paradise.” What was notable about this artwork was that it was created by artificial intelligence (“AI”).

Will NFT Piracy Compel Changes to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act?

JD Supra Law

You now own what is effectively an immutable electronic deed meant to record ownership of an asset, often a digital artwork. So you bought an NFT. You probably paid for the NFT upfront—and if the artist is popular, you may have paid a substantial sum. By: Proskauer - Blockchain and the Law

A PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST AS A YOUNG…CODE(R)?: Why Understanding Artificial Intelligence & Real Creativity Shouldn’t Make The Artist A Dunsel

JD Supra Law

In my recent attempt at spring cleaning, I mentioned that “the Copyright Office’s ‘refusal to register a two-dimensional artwork claim in the work titled ‘A Recent Entrance to Paradise’ (‘Work’).”

Art or Infringement: The Copyright Battle Over Images of Prince

JD Supra Law

On Monday, March 28, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a copyright case about Andy Warhol’s artwork that will evaluate the scope of the fair use defense, which permits a party to use a copyrighted work without the owner’s permission.

Understanding NFTs

JD Supra Law

Christies sold an NFT of digital artwork for $69 million. By now you may have heard about NFTs: the new cryptographic asset that is having a major impact in many industries and is likely to continue to do so for many years. By: Ingram Yuzek Gainen Carroll & Bertolotti, LLP

[Audio] Podcast: The Briefing by the IP Law Blog - Copyright Office Rejects Application for A.I. Created Art Work

JD Supra Law

Copyright Office’s refusal to register a copyright for a piece of artwork created by Artificial Intelligence. In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss the U.S.

Can You Spot a Fake? The Trouble with Authenticating Art

Art Law Journal

What are the challenges for collectors in authenticating artworks? What are the legal remedies when a purchased artwork is discovered to be an art forgery? The post Can You Spot a Fake? The Trouble with Authenticating Art appeared first on Art Business Journal.

Can You Spot a Fake? The Trouble with Authenticating Art

Art Law Journal

What are the challenges for collectors in authenticating artworks? What are the legal remedies when a purchased artwork is discovered to be an art forgery? Nicole Martinez. Art Theft & Fraud Art Business Art Collectors Art Law FIne Art Stolen Art

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Not By the Same Token: NFTs in Supply Chain

JD Supra Law

Jaiden Stipp is a digital artist, who at only 15 years old sells pieces of his digital artwork as NFTs. What do teen digital artists, Tom Brady, Doja Cat, and Foley & Lardner LLP all have in common? They are all trending in popularity for their use of NFTs.

Art Studio Sues Over Fake 'LOVE' Copyright Claim

IP Law 360

The publisher behind late artist Robert Indiana's "HOPE" image says a rival owes it $10 million for dragging down the artwork's popularity and sales with a purportedly fake copyright assertion on Indiana's iconic "LOVE" image

Art meets crypto – traditional copyright issues in a tokenized world

JD Supra Law

Traditional auction houses have already started leveraging the technology, with one piece of digital artwork being sold for $69 million on Christie’s, and a visualization of the source code for the internet being sold for $5 million on Sotheby’s.

The Art Business Documents You Need to Sell Your Work

Art Law Journal

Want to sell your artwork on your own? These essential art business documents are crucial to ensure that your sale is professional and protected. The post The Art Business Documents You Need to Sell Your Work appeared first on Art Business Journal.

[Video] The Briefing by the IP Law Blog: Copyright Office Rejects Application for A.I. Created Art Work

JD Supra Law

Copyright Office’s refusal to register a copyright for a piece of artwork created by Artificial Intelligence. In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss the U.S. By: Weintraub Tobin

Justices Told 'Cramped' Warhol Copyright Ruling Hurts Artists

IP Law 360

Supreme Court to overturn the Second Circuit's ruling that found pop artist Andy Warhol's artwork didn't make fair use of a photo of music legend Prince, saying that the appeals court's "cramped" reading of what makes a work transformative will harm the art world and the creation of future works The Andy Warhol Foundation on Friday urged the U.S.

BREAKING: High Court To Consider Warhol Copyright Ruling

IP Law 360

Supreme Court on Monday agreed to review the Second Circuit's decision that Andy Warhol's artwork didn't make fair use of a photo of music legend Prince, following a petition that argued that the high court needs to clarify a circuit split on what makes a work transformative The U.S.

[Webinar] From Beeple to Billions - What You Need To Know About NFTs - June 16th, 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm ET

JD Supra Law

In November 2021, Christie’s auction house sold the first-ever NFT artwork by digital artist Beeple for an astounding $69.3 An NFT is one-of-a-kind digital asset that belongs to you and you alone – and some are selling for jaw-dropping prices.

Estate Planning for Artists and Collectors

Art Law Journal

Artists and collectors can minimize estate taxes on artworks by employing a planning strategy and understanding the complexities involved with assessing the work's fair market value. Nicole Martinez.

The Supreme Court - March 28, 2022

JD Supra Law

The case arises from Andy Warhols’ artwork that utilized a photo of music legend Prince. Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. Goldsmith, No. 21-869: This case concerns the scope of the Copyright Act’s fair use defense.

Classic art comes alive

Clancco

Although to some in the art industry Pornhub’s appropriation of classic artworks seems a bit tasteless. So to speak. What do you think? Copyright appropriation art metropolitan museum of art museums pornhub prado sex sexuality

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Protecting Product and Packaging Designs in China Part II – Copyright

JD Supra Law

Stop, thief! How to win big in a copyright infringement case

Art Law Journal

It’s heartbreaking to find your artwork on a t-shirt at Forever 21 or as an image on someone’s blog without your permission. What are statutory damages and how can you get them if your artwork is used without your permission? What qualifies as an infringement of artwork?

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